To harness the power of the culinary industry to help refugees build new lives in their new communities.
Emma’s Torch To Open New Location At Brooklyn Public Library
December 5, 2018, Brooklyn, New York -- Emma’s Torch, the social enterprise that empowers refugees through culinary education and job readiness training, today announced a new partnership with Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) to manage its concession program at Central Library, located at 10 Grand Army Plaza. Emma’s Torch at BPL will complement the organization’s existing full-service restaurant in Carroll Gardens and is expected to open to the public in February 2019.
An eight-week, paid apprenticeship program with 400 hours of culinary training.
Our restaurant serves seasonal New American cuisine - prepared by our new American students.
We’re celebrating the accomplishments and growth of our graduates from Honduras, China, Iraq, and Mali — who will all be cooking alongside Emily Brekke, Executive Chef at North End Grill.
Unfortunately, we are sold out — but scroll forward for our February Dinner!