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There Are New Faces in the CWTP Kitchen

Denny


Lamar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spring may be struggling to appear but our new Culinary Workforce Training Program participants are in full bloom. The third cohort welcomes Lamar and Denny for 15-weeks of training including culinary skills, coaching and career development and internship.

Get to Know Denny and Lamar!

Last week we had the opportunity to sit down with the participants to get to know a little bit more about them. Check out our Q&A.

Q: What got you interested in joining the Culinary Workforce Training Program?
Denny: “I was curious about learning to cook different types of food.”
Lamar: “I’ve always been interested in cooking and thought this would help me gain better cooking skills.”

Q: What do you hope to learn in the program that you haven’t yet?
Denny: “I’m hoping to take away anything I can.”
Lamar: “I’m excited to learn more about the in’s and out’s of a business and how to make it successful.”

 

Now Accepting Applications for Participant Placement

As an approved Workforce Investment Opportunity Act training program by the Nebraska Department of Labor, participants can use workforce investment funding to cover the cost of enrollment in the 15 week culinary training program and retain any benefits they are currently receiving while in paid internships. The Culinary Workforce Training Program is now taking agency referrals for participant placement in the 4th cohort. For more information call No More Empty Pots at 402.502.1642.

Become an Internship Partner

We’re looking for local food businesses to host culinary interns. By welcoming an intern into your business, you offer participants valuable on the job experience while retaining local talent and giving back to the community! To find out more information, please email No More Empty Pots at info@www.nmepomaha.org or call 402.502.1642.

Join Us For Lunch

The Culinary Workforce Training Program invites you to the Collaborative Community Centered Food Hub for a FREE Chef’s Table lunch. Meet the participants and get a taste of their cooking while they progress through the program. Learn about their experiences developing culinary skills and what they hope to do with them in the future!

Reserving is Simple:

Visit the NMEP Event Calendar and choose your lunch date
Follow the link to Eventbrite to reserve your seat
Meet us at the Food Hub (8501 N. 30th St) and enjoy

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