Bakery Bootcamp

opening doors through training

What We Offer

The Bakery Production Bootcamp is a 4-week job training program. It is FREE for low income youth and adults in the San Francisco Bay Area. We provide an intensive training curriculum comprised of two main components – Commercial Baking Training and Workforce Essential Life Skills.

Participants Gain


130+ hours of intensive job training in the Fundamentals of Commercial Bakery Production


Hands on kitchen experience with chefs & food service professionals


Job Readiness & Workplace Essential Skills Instruction for the Food Industry


Updated Résumé & Job Interviewing Practice

Graduates Receive


Bakery Bootcamp Certificate of Completion


SERVSafe Food Handler Certification


Job placement support


12 months of follow-up services & support


Professional Development Workshops


Exposure to Professional Networks

Where & When

Training Hours
Mondays – Fridays 9:00am – 3:30pm

1615 University Ave
Berkeley, CA 94703

(Entrance via California St)

Get Started

The process is easy to apply – download and complete the application below and participate in an intake interview with a member of The Bread Project program staff.

To schedule an appointment for an intake interview, contact us at:
Office: 510.594.1702
Mobile: 510.418.0617

Interviews take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays between 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Certain applicants may be required to do a 2-hour kitchen exercise to complete your application.

Our program has certain eligibility and documentation requirements

Bakery Bootcamp Schedule

Bakery Bootcamps begin in September and run through June of the following year.

Questions? Contact our program staff at 510.594.1702 or email us at
We are happy to help you!

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