Central Texas Food Bank’s Culinary Training Program

Important Update

Due to COVID-19, our program has adopted a hybrid format consisting of virtual and in-person training. Class sizes will be limited to four people per cohort in order to follow the safety guidelines set by our organization. For more information please email Culinary Trainer, Pilar Savard at mpsavard@centraltexasfoodbank.org.

Central Texas Food Bank’s Culinary Training Program

Are you interested in a career in food services? If you have a passion for food and you are ready and willing to learn, the Culinary Training Program at the Central Texas Food Bank might just be the opportunity you are looking for.

Our program is a hybrid of in-person training and online lessons. Students attend in-person class 3 days a week, while completing our extensive online program through the Rouxbe Culinary Training Platform.

This hands-on job training program is designed to teach basic culinary skills, cooking techniques, knife skills, equipment operation and professional development. Our program provides students with real-world experience in our state-of-the-art kitchen, preparing our students for a career in the food service industry upon graduation.

The Culinary Training Program at the Central Texas Food Bank is free of cost and open to all members of the community (subject to eligibility requirements).

Spring 2022 Schedule

Applications due: January 27, 2022
Interviews: January 20 - February 1, 2022
Start Date: February 14, 2022
Graduation Date: April 15, 2022

For questions please email Culinary Trainer Savard at mpsavard@centraltexasfoodbank.org.

Ready to Apply?

There are three application options: 

  1. Complete online form.
  2. Download and complete the PDF. On completion, email Culinary Trainer Savard at mpsavard@centraltexasfoodbank.org.
  3. Print and complete the form. On completion, please mail to Culinary Trainer Savard at the Central Texas Food Bank.

Have questions?

Click here to visit out our Frequently Asked Questions page for answers.

Email Culinary Trainer, Pilar Savard at mpsavard@centraltexasfoodbank.org at the Central Texas Food Bank