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The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire - a campus of Argosy University
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The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University

674 East Brier Drive, San Bernardino, CA 92408-2800   |    1.909.915.2100

"I found what makes me happy, what I love, what makes me want to wake up every single day."

-- Angelo Rosa, Associate of Applied Science, Fashion Design, The Art Institute of New York City, 2014

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Our degree programs in the areas of Design, Media Arts, Fashion, and Culinary help you focus your talents and explore what you’re passionate about. In our collaborative environment, our instructors will guide and mentor you as we help you build the skills you need to start your creative career.

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The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University

The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University, is located in a region with a rich cultural history. Here, you&'ll learn in a city that's attracting aspiring creative artists who seek a metropolitan lifestyle.

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Seasons Restaurant

Seasons is a student-run restaurant that’s open to the public. Located at The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire, Seasons serves as the dining lab for students in the culinary program, offering a unique combination of real-world experience and instructional content.

Under the direction of Chef George Tucker and Dining Room Operations Manager Gabriela Rodriguez, culinary students nourish and delight patrons while taking the final steps on their path to becoming culinary professionals. From food ordering and preparation to guest seating and serving, Seasons is a complete instructional environment for students that offers a quality dining experience to its patrons.

For reservations, please contact Seasons Restaurant at 909.915.2170.

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The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire Culinary Students Memorial Day Recipes Featured in Press-Enterprise The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire Culinary Students Memorial Day Recipes Featured in Press-Enterprise

(Inland Empire, May 2015)  The Press-Enterprise, a leading provider of news for Inland Southern California,  recently held a contest for the best Memorial Day recipes. Vanessa Franko, food editor, loved the recipes from Nakesha Seaton and Caesar Morales, culinary students at The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University.  Ms. Franko was impressed with their culinary skills and featured their recipes in the Life Section of The Press-Enterprise on Wednesday, May 20. 


Caesar Morales, a student in the Bachelor of Science, Culinary Management Program , shared a recipe that he first made while serving in Afghanistan.  It reminded him of Memorial Day and the men and women he served with because it was always a favorite amongst the service members.


Nakesha Seaton, a student in the Bachelor of Science, Hospitality Food & Beverage Program, crafted a recipe for berry yogurt soup as a refreshing note at a Memorial Day cookout. As a culinary student who also has a full-time job as a marketing coordinator, she likes the quick and easy dish to take to a function.

 

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University, 674 East Brier Drive, San Bernardino, CA  92408-2800 ©2015 The Art Institutes. Our email address is csprogramadmin@edmc.edu.

See aiprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.


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The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire Hosts International Interior Design Association The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire Hosts International Interior Design Association

(Inland Empire, May 2015)  The Southern California Chapter of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) held their monthly meeting at The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University on April 21. Approximately 40 design professionals and students from around the Inland Empire area attended this meeting and earned an Interior Design Continuing Educational Council (IDCEC) approved Continuing Education Unit (CEU).


The CEU presented by the Architecture and Design Manager Mary Donatelle, Certified Interior Designer (CID) from Allsteel titled, "Managing Workplace Change" provided a unique perspective on transformation; how a designer may develop a workplace change program for their clients. The presentation provided a foundation into human behavior and how that could impact change management as well as information on how people typically deal with change and key components of a successful change program. 


The educational evening included fun and entertainment. A gallery environment was set up by The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire interior design students for visitors to browse while enjoying food prepared by The International Culinary School at The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire. Two student IIDA memberships for the 2015 year were raffled off, along with other creative prizes sponsored by local design representatives.


Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University, 674 East Brier Drive, San Bernardino, CA  92408-2800 ©2015 The Art Institutes. Our email address is csprogramadmin@edmc.edu.

See ge.artinstitutes.edu/programoffering/334 for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.


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The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire Hosted the Board Meeting for the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Inland Empire Chapter of Chefs and Cooks The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire Hosted the Board Meeting for the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Inland Empire Chapter of Chefs and Cooks

On Monday March 9, 2015, The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University hosted the board meeting for the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Inland Empire Chapter of Chefs and Cooks.  The board meeting was followed by an informative seminar on “Social Media in the Food Industry,” presented by faculty member Ms. Desiree Massei.  The lecture was validated to grant continuing education points towards certification / recertification of ACF members in good standing.  The seminar covered the following points:

Retention of current customers through social media

Introducing a new target market through posts and online engagement

Brand awareness

Use of hashtags “#” as search engines to gain followers

Customer engagement and involvement on a variety of social media platforms

How to create, design and set up your social media platform

The evening progressed with an assortment hors d’ouevres and a three course dinner designed and prepared by Chef Lee Van On and Chef Tucker with the assistance of Ai California – Inland Empire Culinary students.  Guests were served a Spring Arugula Salad with Pears, Candied Pecans, Orange Segments, Avocadoes, Vine Ripened Tomatoes, Buffalo Mozzarella and a Balsamic Glaze.  The entrée was a duo of Sous Vide Teres Major and Herb Crusted Lamb Chops with Red Mole, Corn Souffle and Grilled Vegetables.  There was Tres Leches with Cajeta for dessert and an assortment of Chocolate Truffles and Petite Fours for Friandise.

In attendance were Riverside City College Culinary department, San Bernardino College Culinary Department, Rialto High School Culinary Department, US Foods representatives, LA Desserts & Baking Company, and Ai California – Inland Empire’s ACF Junior Team.  


Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University. 674 E Brier Dr, San Bernardino, CA 92408. ©2015 The Art Institutes. Our email address is csprogramadmin@edmc.edu.


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The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire - 2015 American Advertising Awards Competition The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire - 2015 American Advertising Awards Competition

Students at The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University competed in the 2015 American Advertising Awards Competition and received an outstanding 28 ADDY Awards, including 3 Gold, 6 Silver, and the top award for all entries, Best of Show.

Justin Valdivia, a Graphic Design student who works in Student Affairs (Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design), won Gold/Best of Show for his design on “MTV Season’s of Music Campaign: Spring Version.”

The American Advertising Awards are one of the advertising industry's largest and most representative competition, attracting more than 40,000 entries in 200 markets across the United States. The mission of the competition is to recognize and reward the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising.

Selection of the most creative entry in each category is affected by a scoring process in which a panel of judges evaluates all creative dimensions of every entry. A Gold ADDY is recognition of the highest level of creative excellence. Entries that are also considered outstanding and worthy of recognition receive a Silver ADDY. The number of awards given in each category is determined by the judges, based on the relative quality of work in that category.

Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options are subject to change. The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University. 674 E Brier Dr, San Bernardino, CA 92408. © 2015 The Art Institutes.  Our email address is csprogramadmin@edmc.edu.

See ge.artinstitutes.edu/programoffering/331 for program duration, tuition, fees, and other costs, median debt, federal salary data, alumni success, and other important info.

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