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Artistas Apprenticeship Program

Get Paid to Expand Your Culinary Education Training

Our new apprenticeship program is the perfect opportunity for aspiring culinary educators, recent graduates, full or part-time teachers, restaurant industry workers and cooking enthusiasts interested in exploring a career in culinary education.

This is a one-of-a-kind culinary training program where we pay you a competitive hourly rate to learn how to operate fun, engaging and memorable cooking classes in our studio and beyond. 

As part of the program, you’ll be guided by our staff of classically-trained chefs to gain hands-on kitchen skills, expand your professional network and learn from some of the best talent in the industry. You’ll also get the opportunity to meet, mingle and learn from a series of guest speakers, who openly share their experiences about working in food.

We're accepting applications now for the September 2023 - June 2024 cohort!

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Program Highlights

Speaker Series

Through a series of interactive talks, get your burning questions answered and learn from professionals across industry disciplines with a wealth of culinary experiences and knowledge. Each apprenticeship cohort has four monthly speakers per semester. Our upcoming Fall programming themes include:
1) Education & Diversity 
2) Recipes & Ingredients 
3) Culture & Connection in the Kitchen 
4) The Culinary Arts & Business

Networking Events

You’ll get exclusive access to Culinary Artistas Events, including our community programming and event industry soirées. Get the chance to meet decision makers at prominent Bay Area businesses, event industry professionals and other culinary creatives while learning about the ins and outs of event services. We have so many opportunities to fully immerse yourself in our culinary community.

Mentorship

What really sets our program apart is that you get exclusive access to professional development support from our entire team. Our one-on-one mentorship will help guide you through identifying your long term career goals and the steps needed to get there. The Culinary Artistas team comes from a variety of backgrounds in arts, business, marketing, and writing. We’re connected through our love of good food, good people and great cooking.