Culinary Training Program

Looking to pursue a HOT career in the culinary field? Transform your life by learning the culinary skills and techniques needed to begin or advance your career in the foodservice industry.

About Our Programs


Our culinary training programs offer intensive hands-on training for new immigrants, low-income and unemployed individuals looking to obtain employment in the foodservice industry. Through our accelerated training programs, students will develop basic culinary skills and techniques, learn food industry safety standards and kitchen terminology, obtain a California food handler card, and gain job readiness training and job placement assistance. No prior industry experience is necessary.


All our culinary training programs are tuition-free for qualifying students as we are funded by the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD). Additionally, Charity Cultural Services Center (CCSC) is a non-profit organization and is licensed to operate by the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education (​

Interested and want to know more? Below are our current program offerings:

Bartending & Barista Training Class (BTC) – Suspended

Chinese Cooking Class (CCC) – 14-Week Program (Due to Covid19 Please Call Us)

Japanese Cooking Class (JCC) – 10-Week Program

Western Cooking Class (WCC) – 14-Week Program (Due to Covid19 Please Call Us)

Are you an employer looking to hire food service workers? Send us a request here.

Are you a chef interested in teaching students how to cook? Send us a message here.

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