100%

OF Graduates Seeking Full-time Careers WERE PLACED IN CULINARY JOBS IN 2017.

Our graduates are currently working at restaurants including The Dutch, Little Park and Dizengoff.

These jobs have enabled our graduates to build a better life for themselves in New York City: some have moved out of the homeless shelters where they were living, others are making plans to bring their spouses and children to the U.S.

 

Annual Report

Our annual report details our 2017 success.

 

SOME OF OUR GRADUATES

 Nagela will soon be working at Restoration Hardware's new rooftop restaurant

Nagela will soon be working at Restoration Hardware's new rooftop restaurant

“Every time Chef holds my shoulder and says: ‘You can do anything!’ I get chills all over my body and think wow. Now, I believe it.”
— Nagela, Haiti, August 2018
“At the beginning, Chef and Kerry ask me: What do you want to do? And I say I don’t know, but now, I am confident and walk into interviews and say, THIS is what I want!
— Terricka, Jamaica, July 2018
 Terricka is working at Ratatouille

Terricka is working at Ratatouille

 Thu is starting her own catering business

Thu is starting her own catering business

“I love the atmosphere because we’re like family. I get to learn from other students from all over the world.”
— Thu, Vietnam, July 2018
“I come to New York, I have a job, a home, every person is my friend.
I came with nothing, but now I have everything.”
— Naseema, Afghanistan, Class of 2017
 Naseema has been working at Dizengoff

Naseema has been working at Dizengoff

 

THE WHOLE FAMILY

 

Our New Home 

We are so grateful for the support of Rachael Ray and her team. Check out how they helped us create our beautiful new home in Brooklyn!

 

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