opening doors through training
What We Offer
We provide a Food Prep & Baking Job Training & Placement Program. The Program is 8 weeks, 240 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.
240 hours of intensive job training in the Fundamentals of Commercial Food Prep & Baking
Hands on kitchen experience with chefs & food service professionals
Job Readiness & Workplace Essential Skills Instruction for the Food Industry
Updated Résumé & Job Interviewing Practice
Program 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
Mondays – Fridays 9:00am – 3:30pm
1615 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703
(Entrance via California Street)
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.
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
Programs begin in September and run through June of the following year.
Due to COVID, the September and October Programs will be a combination of in-class and online instruction, and condensed into 5 weeks and 150 hours.