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 eight weeks are in our state-of-the-art, 1,500 sq. ft teaching kitchen, where students assist at the Bread & Roses Café, preparing meals for unhoused individuals. The last four weeks of training are at renowned LA restaurant kitchens during each 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 participate 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