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Now accepting 2019 Culinary Arts Academy Applications

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The application process for the 2019 UDW Culinary Arts Academy Program (CAP) is now open. The UDW Culinary Arts Academy is a free training program for UDW caregivers and community members. The Academy will provide participants with seven months of culinary skills training, as well as valuable training in starting and operating a business.

Thank you for your interest in the B5 Foundation Culinary Arts Academy Program (CAAP) sponsored by the United Domestic Workers of America. Becoming a skilled culinary professional requires years of experience, but does not require any specific degree before going to culinary training because the instruction you will receive through B5 Foundation’s CAAP will be hands-on. This is a twelve month, one weekend a month (subject to change), culinary program specifically designed for persons who are passionate about culinary arts. Please note that classes are held on the third Saturday or Sunday of the month from 9am – 5pm (subject to change), and attendance is mandatory. Classes begin January 19-20, 2018.

Classes will be held at 4855 Seminole Dr., San Diego, CA 92115. There are 20 slots available. Please complete and submit applications to or fax to (619) 640-9903 no later than 5pm on December 28, 2018 (deadline extended). No exceptions. 

All students are required to have the following materials upon the start of the class:

  • Chef knife set
  • Hairnet
  • Bib apron
  • Hypoallergenic gloves
  • Beard mask, if applicable
  • Black slacks
  • Black socks
  • Plain white t-shirt
  • Safety shoes

Please note: no jeans, jewelry, nail polish, or false eyelashes are permitted during class time.

To download the application, please click here.

You may also complete the application online by filling out the form below:

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