SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE!

The next culinary class in Milford and Newark begins November 23!

Due to COVID-19, the class will meet remotely and in a small in-person group setting.  

Students must be available Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. for the training. 

Apply today!

  APPLY ONLINE FOR THE CULINARY SCHOOL

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Under the instruction of the Food Bank’s Chef Instructors students will:

• Learn basic and high-end kitchen skills remotely and in small in-person groups
• Have the opportunity to become ServSafe® certified
• Be placed in a two-week paid work experience
• Receive job placement assistance
• Receive a uniform, knife and textbooks

Why The Culinary School?

FAST

Don’t spend years in a program. Start a new career in just 14 weeks. Job placement for current students and alumni is available.

FREE

Student tuition and supplies are paid through generous scholarships and grants.

TRANSPORTATION

Free transportation is available to and from class. Gas cards are available for student drivers.

To learn more about The Culinary School, please contact:

Lisa Grinnage
New Castle County 
lgrinnage@fbd.org
(302)) 444-8076

Ruthann Messick
Kent and Sussex Counties
rmessick@fbd.org
(302) 424-3301 ext 107

Interested in sponsoring a student or donating to the program? Please click here!

Thank you to our generous funders: Delaware Department of Labor, Delaware Vocational Rehabilitation, Delaware WONDER, USDA, Barclays, Capital One, Comenity Bank, Chase, Delmarva Power, Matt Haley Trust, State Farm and Wells Fargo

Thank you to our employment/work experience partners!

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