Mobile food pantry distributions are cancelled today
Mobile food pantry distributions are cancelled today
Mobile Pantry distributions are cancelled
Mobile Pantry distributions are cancelled

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 Michal Kruszewski, Kitchen Manager at mkruszewski@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 classes Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., while completing our extensive online program, Monday, Wednesday and Friday 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).

Program Schedule Coming Soon!

For questions please email Michal Kruszewski, Kitchen Manager at mkruszewski@centraltexasfoodbank.org.

Ready to Apply?

There are three application options: 

  1. Complete online form.
  2. Download and complete the PDF. On completion, email Michal Kruszewski, Kitchen Manager at mkruszewski@centraltexasfoodbank.org.
  3. Print and complete the form. On completion, please mail to Michal Kruszewski, Kitchen Manager at the Central Texas Food Bank.

Have questions?

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

Email Michal Kruszewski, Kitchen Manager at mkruszewski@centraltexasfoodbank.org at the Central Texas Food Bank