• Welcome to Our Class

    Hello future Culinarians!

    Welcome to the AK Smith Center!!!

    We are looking forward to assisting you and guiding you to follow your passion and pursue your dreams.

    I have been in the culinary and hospitality field all my life. I am a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu International and am an ambassador for Le Cordon Bleu. For the last 12 years, I have been teaching and developing culinary arts programs here in the US. I created the first culinary program in Spanish for Diploma and AA here in the US. I am classical trained and specializing in French Cuisine. I happen to work all over the world and speak Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese and French.

    I am looking forward to working with you and sharing all my passion and knowledge so you can become the best ever.


    Chef Marcello



  • Contact me at:
    Email: m.marino@mcas.k12.in.us
    Phone: (219) 873-2120, ext. 8761