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A new recipe for learning Thu, Jul 27th, 2017

two students and an instructor preparing something in the kitchenAlfred State will expand lunch fine dining to five days a week and will be open one night per month for unique themed events including both buffet and fine dining options.


Andrea Koston earns silver medal in SkillsUSA Nationals Wed, Jul 12th, 2017

Andrea KostonFinishing in the top 10 in a national competition category is nothing new for Alfred State’s Andrea Koston. 


Alfred State dedicates new ‘Hank and Evelyn Turner Pastry Emporium’ Fri, May 12th, 2017

Evelyn Turner surrounded by students wearing their white culinary uniforms and hatsFor many years, Evelyn Turner has been a strong supporter and friend of Alfred State, particularly when it comes to the college’s Culinary Arts Department.


Mardi Gras buffet celebrates Wellsville campus’ 50th anniversary Tue, Feb 14th, 2017

In celebration of the School of Applied Technology’s 50th anniversary, the Culinary Arts Department will be hosting a Mardi Gras buffet from 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in the Culinary Arts Building on the Wellsville campus.


Alfred State masonry student third in the nation at SkillsUSA Championship Thu, Jun 30th, 2016

Trevor Huntley, masonry, Conklin, earned a bronze medal in the masonry category for placing third against competitors from across the country. Andrea Koston, culinary arts: baking, production and management, Rochester, also earned a top 10 national finish, coming in fifth place in the commercial baking category.


Employees receive Leadership through Civic Engagement Awards Fri, Jun 3rd, 2016

Jason Cronin and Debra BurchThis year’s recipients were Debra Burch, associate professor in the Culinary Arts Department, and Jason Cronin, senior staff assistant and head baseball coach in the Athletics Department.


Mardi Gras buffet set for Feb. 17 on Alfred State’s Wellsville campus Mon, Feb 9th, 2015

The menu will include jambalaya, gumbo, shrimp etouffée, muffuletta and po’boy sandwiches, king cake, pecan pralines, beignets, and much, much more. The cost, including beverages, is $15 per person or $7 for children under 10 years old.


Holiday buffet to be held Dec. 3 on Wellsville campus Fri, Nov 21st, 2014

The menu will feature classic French cuisine, such as crown roast of pork, coq au van, crème brulee, French onion soup, cream puffs, cassoulet with duck, broccoli mornay, and much, much more.


Oktoberfest dinner Oct. 9 from 5-7:30 p.m. Tue, Sep 30th, 2014

The Culinary Arts Department and the Culinary Honors Club will be hosting an Oktoberfest Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Culinary Arts dining area on the Alfred State Wellsville campus at 2530 River Road. The cost is $15 for adults and $7 for children under 10.


Culinary Arts Students to Prepare a Mardi Gras Celebration Dinner Tue, Feb 25th, 2014

The cost of attendance is $17 for adults; $7 for children 10 and under. Proceeds from the event will benefit Culinary Arts scholarships. This event is open to the public; no reservations will be accepted.