CULINARY QUICK START PROGRAM:
NO COST - NO EXPERIENCE
Culinary Quick Start is a fast-track training program that prepares students to enter the workforce as a qualified prep or line cook, offered though Emily Griffith Technical College.
In just 4 weeks, students develop knife skills, learn cooking fundamentals, become ServSafe certified, and attend a hiring fair featuring opportunities available with some of the best restaurants and culinary companies in Colorado. We also offer the iBest training model for language support and ESL.
Apply today to be on your way to a new career in a fast growing industry!
NO COST to participants
Must be legally able to work in the U.S. to be eligible
No previous restaurant experience required
All Denver classes take place at the Emily Griffith Technical College main campus.
Located at 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO 80203.
Start Date: Monday, August 12th
Hiring Fair: September 4th
Graduation: September 6th
Start Date: Monday, September 16th
Hiring Fair: October 9th
Graduation: October 11th
Start Date: Monday, October 21st
Hiring Fair: November 13th
Graduation: November 15th
Start Date: Monday, November 25th
Hiring Fair: December 18th
Graduation: December 20th
Kitchen 101 Vocabulary
Kitchen Workplace Safety
Knife Skills & Safety
Recipe Reading & Conversions
Prep & Production
Vegetable Prep & Production
Fruit Prep & Production
Temperature Danger Zone
ServSafe Certification Prep
Career Services Workshop: Hiring Fair Prep
Resume Writing, Interview Skills, Networking
Industry Human Resources:
What hiring chef's are looking for in candidates
No cost to participants and no prior industry experience needed. Learn cooking fundamentals, earn your ServSafe certification and get hired as a prep or line cook at the hiring fair.
Attend our hiring fairs to meet face to face with students/prospective employees who have completed four weeks of culinary training, have earned their ServSafe Certification and are prepared to enter the industry as prep or line cooks.
With your generous support we can continue to train students to enter the culinary industry and help our Colorado dining scene not only survive, but thrive.
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By donating to the Emily Griffith Foundation and specifying your donation go to the Culinary Quick Start program, you can help us keep this program free for students and help cover other costs of the program!
Your financial contribution ensures future students can continue to benefit from this program at no charge. Your tax deductible donation is made to the Emily Griffith Foundation, a 501c3 not-for-profit that supports the education of Emily Griffith Technical College students. When making your contribution, please indicate that the donation is in support of Culinary Quick Start.
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