The Loaves and Fishes Culinary Arts Program is FREE to our students. We tell our students, "it is a free program. but not really. Someone is paying for you to be here and wants to see you succeed!” We appreciate donated items or financial donations to support our expenses. We also are seeking new or gently used items such as:
♦ Glass Plates needed for Graduation Ceremony
♦ Small Wares
♦ 20Qt. Mixer
♦ Food Processor
If you are interested in providing funding for the program, below is a Wish List of the items we are always in need of:
♦ Chef Coats - $24.00 per coat
♦ Knife Sets -$80.00 each
♦ Aprons - $12.00 each
♦ Hats - $12.00 each
♦ Culinary nonslip Shoes - $40.00 each
♦ One week of Groceries - $400.00
♦ CA Food Handler Cards - $15.00 each
♦ General Funding Support
Culinary Industry Mentors: Mentor one or more of our graduates and help them enrich their skills by allowing them to intern with your organization.
Individual Mentors: Mentor one or more of our students during the 10 week session by helping a student with soft skills such as resume writing, interviewing skills and job search skills. Continue to mentor the student after graduation by helping them succeed in a new culinary position, whether in a restaurant, the catering industry or a formal culinary program.