The American River Current

Take This Class: Hospitality Management 120

Professor Brian Knirk discussing the wines they are tasting in his Hospitality Management class at American River College Nov. 5, 2018. (Photo by Hannah Yates)

Breawna Maynard

December 12, 2018

Located in the Fine Arts department there is an all-white classroom filled with students dressed in their culinary uniforms and others casual — all with their full attention ready to learn. Hospitality Management 120 is the study of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages that are used in the fo...

There is no diversity in dining options on campus

American River College’s cafeteria doesn’t offer culinary choices for students with limited diets. (Photo by Lily Rodriguez Drake)

Lily Rodriguez Drake

December 7, 2017

Walking through the doors of the Student Center, a waft of conspicuous scents and sounds swirl about—the ever recognizable crackle of Subway sandwich wrappers, students chattering loudly over lunch, and a dissonant medley of fried foods. A salad bar, the “Garden Burger” and a sparse display of pla...

ARC finds sweet tooth in ‘candy lab’

Head chef Lisa Lam Chiao holds a piece of candied orange peel as she prepares to make orange hazlenut chocolate bark. Chiao prepared the orange slices in her own home the night before. (Photo by Ashley Hayes-Stone)

Hannah Yates

November 16, 2017

Tucked in the back of the Culinary Arts building is a corner furnished with a sofa, chairs and small side table. A surreal neon pink elephant and giant goldfish watch over the students that dine there; it’s a colorful art piece that brightens up an otherwise unassuming cranny. Even more unusual, howe...

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