Explore the culinary field at the Food Bank of Delaware! Students must have a documented disability to participate in  the Pre-ETS program.

Classes are limited to 5 students per class!

Tuition is free for students and chef coat and hat is provided!

What will students cover during the 4-week program?

  • Introduction to kitchen safety
  • Knife identification
  • Hands-on cooking experience
  • ServSafe© Food Handler Certificate
  • Cleaning and sanitizing methods
  • Virtual guest chefs
  • $tand By Me Financial Coaching
  • Virtual field trips to local food establishments
  • Life skills to prepare for the kitchen and employment


Summer 2021 schedule:

1st Session 6/14/2021 7/09/2021 Monday to Thursday 9AM to 1:30PM
2nd Session 7/12/2021 8/06/2021 Monday to Thursday 9AM to 1:30PM

Interested in learning more and applying?

Click here to apply online! 

Lisa Grinnage
Workforce Program Manager
New Castle County
(302) 444-8076

Michelle Cephas
Workforce Program Coordinator
(302) 424-3301 ext 107