Open Gate International Culinary Skills Training Program

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April 4, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
Hood Kitchen Space (The) - Costa Mesa
350 Clinton St
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
The MRKT at The Hood Kitchen - TS

Open Gate International Culinary Skills training program is a hands-on program that offers participants the skills needed to work in the culinary field, in a number of settings including hospitals, hotels, schools and restaurants.

“Our mission is to represent the Oppressed, the Powerless, the Endangered and the Neglected (OPEN) by offering them Global Alternative Training and Employment (GATE).

Training and mentoring is at the heart of everything we do. Without sustainable life skills, the vulnerable remain vulnerable. By providing the knowledge, skills and abilities to obtain meaningful employment, we empower our students to develop a happy, healthy life.”

The Program Offers:

-8 weeks of hands-on culinary training by professional Chef Brent Southcombe, which include food preparation, training in sanitation, kitchen communication, knife skills, weights and measurements, and use of equipment

-Experience preparing meals in a commercial kitchen

-Job readiness and empowerment

-Support finding a job in the culinary workforce



-Have a strong desire to work in the food service industry

-Recommended by a partner agency


Class Starts April 4, 2017 until May 26, 2017

-Option Class 1 – Tues/Wed 4 PM – 9 PM

-Option Class 2 – Thur/Fri 8 AM – 1 PM

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