• The Culinary Arts pathway at ACCA is specially crafted for students with a passion for cooking. This industry expert-run  program provides students with a solid foundation in culinary techniques, food safety, menu development, teamwork, and kitchen management in a state-of-the-art facility. Through a blend of hands-on experiences and theoretical knowledge, students will explore global flavors, pastry arts, and develop the skills and expertise required to thrive in various culinary settings. Whether you dream of becoming a chef, a food stylist, or simply want to hone your culinary skills, our program provides the perfect recipe for success. Join us and turn your culinary dreams into a reality! Students in this pathway earn their SafeServ Food Handler certification.

    Students in this pathway have an opportunity to learn how to operate a café or restaurant. The culinary students run the Buzz Cafe and the Yellow Jacket Bistro.  The Buzz cafe serves students and staff, while the Yellow Jacket Bistro is open to the public for special events and catering.

    The Athens Community Career Academy is excited to invite the Athens community to experience the Yellow Jacket Bistro.  The student-run enterprise features cuisine made by ACCA culinary students, under the guidance of Chef Amee Williams.


    Initially, the Yellow Jacket Bistro will serve the public in 3 capacities.


    1. Friday Group Brunch/Lunch-  The 30-seat Yellow Jacket Bistro has a projector and built-in computer that is perfect for community businesses or groups to book for brunch/lunch meetings. During the spring of 2024, the dates will be limited to Fridays, but more dates will be available in the 2024-25 school year. Provide some basic information below, and Chef Amee will follow up to discuss catering needs, etc.


    2. Catering-  The ACCA Culinary Arts Department is eager to provide catering for your next event. Provide some basic information below and Chef Amee will follow up to discuss catering needs, etc.


    3. Mailing List for Special Events - Provide your information here, and we will add you to the mailing list to receive exclusive invitations to pop-up lunches, other events, and Yellow Jacket Bistro news and updates. This distribution will not be shared, and we will not send out emails unless there are updates/events to share.


    Let us know how we can serve your group: bit.ly/yjbistro 

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