The latest class of culinary students at Miami Dade College’s (MDC) state-of-the-art Miami Culinary Institute (MCI) will receive their chef’s coats at a special ceremony at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the Wolfson Campus in downtown Miami.

The 53 chefs-to-be will be the largest incoming spring semester class to date. The new culinary students will be working toward an Associate in Science (A.S.) in Culinary Arts Management as they become a part of Miami’s dynamic gastronomic scene. The Chef’s Coat Ceremony marks their official welcome to the MCI.

MCI is a recipe for culinary excellence in the 21st century. Mixing a blend of classic skills and innovative techniques used by the world’s great chefs, MCI offers an educational experience that is at the forefront of the culinary and hospitality industry with the highest degree of quality and affordability.