ACCELERATE YOUR CAREER

NOW ENROLLING
CULINARY APPRENTICES

Learn while you earn. Develop skills for a culinary career while getting paid. No experience required, only a passion for food and service.

BECOME AN ACF CERTIFIED FUNDAMENTALS COOK

GAIN REAL WORK EXPERIENCE
WHILE EARNING A PAYCHECK

TUITION FREE*

Scholarship only program.
*Income restrictions apply

ACF CERTIFIED PROGRAM

Earn an industry recognized certification through the American Culinary Federation.

PAID WORK EXPERIENCE

Work in real-world production kitchen and full-service restaurant environments.

COLLABORATIVE LEARNING PROGRAM

Fort Worx is a collaboration between the Tarrant Area Food Bank, Taste Project, and The Culinary School of Fort Worth.


TARRANT AREA FOOD BANK

Learn the fundamentals of food preparation hands-on in a working production kitchen. Apprentices spend 8 weeks in the Mission Kitchen at the Tarrant Area Food Bank preparing thousands of ready-to-eat meals.


TASTE PROJECT

Learn the fundamentals of food preparation hands-on in a working full-service restaurant. Apprentices spend 8 weeks at Taste Project’s Taste Community Restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and brunch.


THE CULINARY SCHOOL OF FORT WORTH

Become a American Culinary Federation (ACF) Certified Fundamentals Cook in only 16 weeks. While completing work at the Tarrant Area Food Bank and Taste Project, apprentices are enrolled in The Culinary School of Fort Worth’s Pre-Apprenticeship Program which includes ACF Certification and job placement support.


LEARN MORE

ATTEND AN INTERVIEW

Connect with us and discover if the Fort Worx Collaborative Learning Program is for you!
Registration is not required.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5th AT 12:00PM

Tarrant Area Food Bank
2525 Cullen Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5th AT 6:30PM

Taste Community Restaurant
1200 South Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76104

WHEN TO START?

Classes start every 8 weeks, and are 16 weeks long. Our 2021 class schedule is as follows:

• April 19th, 2021 to July 25th, 2021
• June 1st, 2021 to September 19th, 2021
• July 26th, 2021 to November 14th, 2021
• September 20th, 2021 to January 16th, 2022
• November 15th, 2021 to March 13th, 2022

WE ARE HERE TO HELP!

Program Contact: Joan Denton
817-857-7108