opening doors through training

What We Offer

We provide a Food Prep & Baking Job Training & Placement Program. The Program is 5 weeks, 150 hours, and FREE for youth and adults over 18 in the San Francisco Bay Area. You will learn commercial food preparation and baking along with the job readiness skills essential to meaningful employment.

Participants Gain

1.

150 hours of intensive job training in the Fundamentals of Commercial Food Prep & Baking

2.

Hands on kitchen experience with chefs & food service professionals

3.

Job Readiness & Workplace Essential Skills Instruction for the Food Industry

4.

Updated Résumé & Job Interviewing Practice

Graduates Receive

1.

Program Certificate of Completion

2.

SERVSafe Food Handler Certification

3.

Job placement support

4.

12 months of follow-up services & support

5.

Professional Development Workshops

6.

Exposure to Professional Networks

Where & When

Training Hours
Mondays – Fridays

9:00am – 3:30pm

Location
1615 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703

(Entrance via California Street)

Get Started

The process is easy to apply – 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:
Email: program@breadproject.org
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

Program Schedule

July 2021 to June 2022

Cohort Start DateGraduation Date
0017/12/202108/13/2021
0028/16/202109/17/2021
00309/20/202110/22/2021
00410/25/202112/03/2021
00512/06/2021*01/14/2022
00601/18/202202/18/2022
00702/22/202203/25/2022
00803/28/202204/29/2022
00905/02/202206/03/2022
01006/06/202207/08/2022

5 week training in person

Monday through Friday

9:00am to 3:30pm

*One week break for Christmas and New Years holidays from 12/24/2021-01/02/2022

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

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