Articles by: Bella McDonald

Chef John Andres giving a tour of the Bistro facilities. Photo courtesy Bella McDonald.

Inside look at the Bistro reopening

October 10, 2020 at 3:18 pm 0 comments

The Iowa Culinary Institute’s Bistro re-opened its doors to the public on Sept. 23.  Located right across from the pond, the Bistro can be found in Building 7 on the Ankeny DMACC campus. The culinary students, serving as cooks and waiters, are professional and upbeat. The waiters solidify the gourmetRead More

Emily Anderson at Smokey Row coffee shop in Ankeny, where she often meets in-person (but still safely) with friends.

Pandemic poses challenges to social lives for DMACC students

September 23, 2020 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

Even as some places around Iowa and the nation begin to open up and return to normal, students still feel the effects of the deep lack of socialization accessible to them.  Our very own DMACC students reported that maintaining a social life is difficult in the midst of pandemic-related safetyRead More