Adult Culinary Program

Going Virtual

We have adapted our Adult Culinary Program to meet the current environment by moving to 100% virtual. In addition to learning general culinary skills, we’ll provide training that can be applied to many industries and jobs.

We work with adults willing to do what it takes to turn their life around after hardship. Our Adult Culinary program will provide you with the tools, training and support you need to get a long term, good paying job.

Program requirements

They are pretty simple:

  • Age 18 or older
  • Living below the poverty line
  • Clean and sober

Not sure? Contact Us.

Here’s what you will get

One of the best training and job placement programs anywhere:

  • 8-weeks of virtual training
  • Technology needed to participate in the program
  • Resume and computer skills
  • Coaching for interviews
  • Financial planning
  • Help looking for a good job
  • 6-months of support services after you get a job

Interested? Contact Us.

Here’s how we will support you

We will help you every step of the way:

  • Up to $100/week stipend for participation
  • A one-on-one advisor to help you
  • Assistance with housing
  • Connection to mental health counseling
  • Connection to drug/alcohol counseling
  • Bus pass
  • Support with basic needs
  • Help finding a job
  • Support to help you keep a job
  • Program is free of charge

Interested? Contact Us.

Here’s what you have to do

You don’t have to be perfect, but you have to give this your best every day. Show up on time. Be willing to learn, stay with the program, and work hard. If you don’t give up, neither will we. 

Interested? Contact Us.

Our Grads get hired

More than 97% of our adult graduates have jobs within 90 days of finishing the program.

Live outside the Puget Sound area?

If you need job training and support but don’t live near Seattle, our national member network, Catalyst Kitchens, has members across North America.

The FareStart Experience

If you are still unsure if the Adult Culinary Program is right for you, call one of our program staff and talk about it. We are available 7:00 to 4:00 Monday – Friday and would be happy help you. Call us at  206.787.1513 or email us at enroll@farestart.org.

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