Who do you serve?
Our foodservice training 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
Individuals overcoming substance abuse (must be at least 90 days sober)
Those experiencing mental or physical disabilites
Minimum age requirement: 18
Are you a culinary program?
No. Our training program focuses on the fundamentals of working in a commercial kitchen. We prepare individuals for work as prep cooks, line cooks, grocery store deli and kitchen utility workers.
Beginning knife skills
Recipe preparation and scaling
Plating and presentation
Attendance and punctuality
How long is your training program?
Our training program is 8 weeks long - divided into two 4 week sessions.
Level 1: Mon, Tues, Weds 10:30 - 3:30
Level 2: Mon - Fri 9:30 - 2:30
We follow up our training with 3 additional months of job placement support services.
How much does it cost?
Trainees are charged just $80 for the 8 week training program and 3 months of job placement support - that's 5 months of services!
Trainees may pay their fee in whole or work out a payment plan.
Each trainee actually costs us $3,535 which we afford from a combination of grants, individual donations, corporate contributions and revenues from our food production business.
What is required to graduate?
Ever heard the phrase "act like you have the job you want"? When you are training at Create Common Good, we will expect a lot from you! This means, showing up on time, attending all training sessions, having a good, positive attitude, and always doing your best!
Before graduating our program, you will have completed the following:
100+ hours of training
ServSafe® foodhandlers certification
Resume & cover letter
Gmail account set-up and training
Are you hiring?
Positions come and go, but be sure to check back regularly for updates!
We are not currently hiring. Thank you for your interest!
We are always accepting resumes for future opportunities.
Send us a message if you're interested!