Community Caring Center of Greater Boynton Beach, Inc. 

    "Creating A Healthier Community" Initiative    

Vocational Training Program: Food Preparation Classes

Vocational Training - Food Preparation Classes

6 week training, assistance with job placement


Sanitation - food borne illnesses, personal hygiene & grooming

OSHA regulations

How to handle and store food, proper time & temperature controls testing and shipping

Receiving food properly, food inspections

Kitchen safety, knife use and safety, disaster/risk management

Basic Kitchen Skills State Testing through Florida Safe Staff Food Handlers Certification


Household must be below median income level for Palm Beach County, household income certification through Community Action Program required


Must attend all 6 classes and provide 12 hrs per week internship with Secret Garden’s Incubator Program and CCC’s (a 501 c3 not-for-profit organization) programs for Chronic Meal, Senior Meals, Affordable Food, & Food Pantry Programs


YOU are provided all

Classroom materials, basic chef attire (aprons, hats, jackets, knife sets), testing and food handlers certification for employment, resume assistance and participation in a Culinary Job Fair, Monday, September 25, 2017 from 4 pm to 7 pm at Benvenuto Restaurant

 prior to the start of the 2017/18 Culinary Season

July 1st - Initial Registration Event will be held on Saturday 10 AM to 2 PM at the Secret Garden Cafe, 410 East Boynton Beach Blvd.

Class sizes are limited, participation on a first come basis

Classes begin August 7 thru September 15, 

complete form to the right.....

This program is offered in partnership with Palm Beach County, Community Action Program, Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, and the City of Boynton Beach. Technical Assistance provided by International Enterprise Development, Inc. and Career Source Center.