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Work Force Development Program

Food Service Training and Job Placement

This program is designed for individuals experiencing hurdles on their path to employment. We are passionate about serving others as they find job security and self-sufficiency through skills training and job placement assistance.

Wondering if our program is for you? This program provides growth opportunities for anyone looking for a fresh start in life:

  • Refugees and immigrants

  • Women rebuilding their lives following domestic violence

  • Individuals re-entering after incarceration for non-violent/non-sexual crimes

  • Non-chronically homeless

  • Individuals overcoming substance abuse (must be at least 90 days sober)

  • Those experiencing mental or physical disabilities

  • And others on a case-by-case basis!

If you are still not sure if our program is for you please read our FAQs page, reach out to us, or fill out an application and we will get back to you. We are here to help! 


Two to three weeks spent in our classroom working toward a ServSafe® certification & learning the basics for employable skills


Six to eight weeks applying classroom knowledge & learning how to improve skills and help build your confidence! During this time we will also go over building a resume, job searching, & interviewing skills


Each class goes

Monday - Friday

9:30am - 2:30pm

for eight weeks. After successful completion of the program we offer three months of employment support. The program can be extended based on individual needs


May 6th

July 15th

Sept 16th

Nov 18th

What do our trainees leave our program with?

  • ServSafe® Food Handler or Food Protection Manager Certification

  • Soft Skill Development

  • Resume 

  • Interviewing Skills & Practice

  • Confidence with Job Applications & Job Search

  • Over 100 Hours of Kitchen Experience

  • Three Months of Employment Support 

  • Certificate of Program Completion

  • Community

What specific skills do we teach?

  • Food Safety & Sanitation Essentials

  • Kitchen Safety

  • Kitchen Vocabulary

  • Knife Skills

  • Essentials for Completing a Recipe

  • Punctuality 

  • Communication 

  • Time Management

  • Adaptability

  • Work Ethic

  • Positive Attitude

  • Problem Solving

  • Teamwork

  • Critical thinking

  • Conflict Resolution

  • Leadership

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