Nourishing the Community,
Let's Work Together!
To provide adults that are unemployed or underemployed, the professional skills required to achieve a successful career in the foodservice industry.
When given the proper foundation, training, and opportunity to achieve, anyone is capable of success. Our culinary job training program provides all three of these essential elements.
The demand for qualified food service personnel has increased significantly, providing opportunities for work in a variety of settings including restaurants, grocery chains, hospitals, hotels, schools, and catering.
Our nine-week culinary job training program is offered five times a year. Enrollment is limited to five students per session to ensure each student's success. Our program provides hands-on culinary training by a professional chef.
The curriculum teaches the skills required by foodservice
employers and includes:
Professional Knife Skills
Basic Cooking Skills
Food Safety and Sanitation
Life Communications Skills
Job placement support is provided during our program
As part of the LAHIA Culinary Pathway program, students will be preparing meals for the LAHIA community. Currently, LAHIA provides approximately 850+ meals per
week to the homeless and food insecure population in the Stuart/Port Salerno area of Martin County. The program
will also be a conduit through which community relationships are developed and nurtured as LAHIA reaches
out to other non-profit organizations and the people they serve. Our neighborhood collaborations create ways to nourish the community while empowering it's residents.
Through the generous contributions of our supporters, our students can participate in this transformational program
tuition-free. Your tax-deductible gift helps change lives by creating a pathway for the career success of our graduates while supporting the ongoing operating costs of the LAHIA
Culinary Pathway program.