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A new addition to the food scene in the Myrtle Beach area is ready for diners. The International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach is now open and accepting students. Those in attendance at the institute are already turning out delicious dishes with inspiration from instructors that are top chefs in their own right. Read on to learn a little more about the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach.
Studying at the Institute
The International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach is part of Horry Georgetown Technical College. The program is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Educational Foundation. Students at the Institute can study a range of things including baking and pastry arts, cake decorating, kitchen and food preparation techniques, culinary arts technology, and professional cooking. Students in the Continuing Education Department can also take a variety of cooking and baking classes.
Student Run Restaurants
The public can enjoy the fruits of student labor in a restaurant called The Fowler Dining Room. The dining room provides training in a real restaurant operation and exposes students to fine dining, buffet and cafe service. The menus focus on different cooking techniques like taste, texture, color, and creativity. The menu utilizes locally grown vegetables, fruits, meats, seafood, cheese and eggs.
The menu for Spring 2018 is Pre Fixe as opposed to A La Carte. During the spring semester the dining room is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays only for both lunch and dinner. Reservations can be made by calling 843-839-7001. Seating for lunch is at 11:45 and dinner seating is available between 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm.
There is also a student run bakery at the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach.The Layers Bakery serves fresh baked pastries and breads, cakes, cookies, soup, salads, sandwiches and a selection of coffee daily. Proceeds from the bakery go towards the Horry Georgetown Technical Foundation, which provides support for students, faculty and staff. To see their daily specials, visit their Facebook page.
A Good Thing for Myrtle Beach
The addition of this program is good news for Myrtle Beach, whether you want to be a student at the International Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach, or just want to enjoy what they cook up. It also means more people will be attracted to the area to attend the school and that means more talent in our restaurants and bakeries after graduation.