Food Bank of Delaware’s New Summer DVR Culinary Career Exploration Program

June 23, 2016

By Joanna Scatasti, Communications Intern

The Food Bank of Delaware, known for its equal opportunity values, has once again proven that anybody is able to follow their dream with a little push.  This summer, The Culinary School at the Milford Branch is happy to announce an 8-week culinary program for students ages 16-21 with disabilities.

Through this new program, students will attend 3-hour sessions on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.  During these sessions, participants will learn basic culinary skills, life skills, and will be provided with the opportunity to pursue a career in the culinary field if they so choose.  Classes begin on July 5th and will extend through August 25th.  The program is free so those who are eligible are encouraged to apply.

In addition to new culinary skills, students will also be provided with a complimentary chef’s hat and jacket, a ServSafe textbook, materials and supplies, food for cooking as well as a gas or bus card.  For more information, click here and click here to apply!

For more information, please contact Ruthann Messick, Culinary School Program Manager at or (302) 424-3301 ext 107.

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