Bread & Roses Training Kitchen

Founded in 1991, the Bread & Roses Training Kitchen  (Formerly CTP) is a hands-on classical culinary course that prepares students for jobs in the food sector.

The first 8 weeks take place in our state-of-the-art, 1,500 sqft teaching kitchen students assist at the Bread & Roses Café preparing meals for unhoused individuals in a dedicated kitchen students spend the last 4 weeks training at renowned LA restaurant kitchens during their 80-hour internship.

Our internship partners ensure that students gain real-world professional experience and have recent work experience on their resumes. Based on their interests, students have been placed in four-week internships at partner sites ranging from institutional kitchens to fine dining restaurants 74% of students completing internships are hired full time by their internship site



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Male chef cleaning his knife

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woman decorating eggs