DC Central Kitchen's Culinary Job Training Program

DC Central Kitchen provides 14 weeks of Culinary Arts training to participants that leads to certifications, then helps them find employment in the culinary field so they can be self-sufficient.

Record Type: 
Innovative Programs
Date: 
August 2017
Source: 
Partner Resources
Type of Agency: 
Community-Based Organization
Dates of Program: 
14 Weeks
Program Location: 
Washington, District of Columbia
Type of Organization Coordinating/Operating the Program: 
Non-Profit/Job Training
Funding Sources: 
Grants, gifts, donations, cookie sales
Clientele/Population Served: 
Participants with multiple barriers to employment, including returning citizens, people in recovery, formerly homeless, and others.
Programs/Services Offered: 

14 weeks of training leading to these certifications:
ServSafe Managers License
National Restaurant Association/ Restaurant Ready Certification
Allertrain Certification

Topics/Subtopics: 
  • Employment
  • Education and Training