Careers Through Culinary Arts Program

by Leah Butz
Careers Through Culinary Arts Program
505 Eighth Avenue
Address Line 2
Suite 1400
New York
Secondary Address
521 East Green St., Los Angeles, CA 91101
Third Address
3824 East Indian School Road, Suite 5, Phoenix, AZ, 85018
Phone Number
(212) 974-7111
Mission Statement
C-CAP’s mission is to promote and provide career opportunities in the foodservice industry for underserved youth through culinary arts education and employment.
Community members served per month
Annual Budget
Year Started
Major Funders
Foundations, Individual, and corporate/corporate foundation contributions
Latest Projects
In September, 2016, C-CAP revealed its brand-new website, full of information:
Interesting Fact
In the New York City Metro Area, C-CAP prepares 2,750 high school students in 14 schools for college and career opportunities in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Nationally, C-CAP provides underfunded public schools with over $100,000 worth of supplies for their culinary classrooms. It has awarded $50 million in scholarships since 1990, and 80% of its job-trained students get hired to paid internships.
Areas Served
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, Queens, Los Angeles, Arizona, Philadelphia, DC, and Chicago.
Core Programs
C-CAP links public high school culinary teachers and their students to the food service industry. Their programs, created to help prepare students for college and careers in the restaurant and hospitality industry, are as follows:
Job training followed by a paid internship;
Cooking competitions for which the students prepare for months;
Largest independent culinary/hospitality scholarship program in the country;
College advising;
Lifetime career guidance;
Teacher support
Major Issues
Cooking Education/Skills, Nutrition Education (Children/Youth), Urban Agriculture
Hours of Operation
Frequently used hashtags
#ccapinc, #ccapfounmder, #ccapNYC, #CCAPIsCooking, #GiftingTueday, #ccapINC#CCAPAlum, #WhyIGive, #GivingTuesday, #IDrreamOf
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