MAYS LANDING — Atlantic Cape Community College held a ceremonial groundbreaking on Wednesday, May 9, for the Caesars Entertainment Wing for Hospitality and Gaming Studies at the college’s Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus.
More than 50 college representatives, government and hospitality officials were in attendance, among them Atlantic County executive Dennis Levinson, Caesars Entertainment eastern division president Don Marrandino, Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) executive director John Palmieri, and Dr. Peter L. Mora, president of the college.
Designed by Blumberg Associates of Atlantic City, the 20,000-square-foot addition will train entry- and mid-level culinary and hospitality workers. The wing will include two teaching kitchens, classrooms, offices, Casino Career Institute space and a greenhouse. The wing will also create a central training facility for introductory and advanced culinary arts, computers, English as a second language, and hospitality management. Construction is expected to begin this summer with occupancy slated for the spring 2014 semester.