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In the News: Students in Shelter-Based Culinary Program Serve Mothers’ Day Luncheon for Homeless Moms

In the News: Students in Shelter-Based Culinary Program Serve Mothers’ Day Luncheon for Homeless Moms Bronx Times recently featured a Mothers' Day luncheon hosted by Allie’s Place Center for Culinary Education & Employment. Moms from Allie's Place and other HFH Family Residences were invited to enjoy a multi-course meal prepared and served by graduates of the Culinary program—not only providing an invaluable opportunity for students to showcase their newly acquired culinary skills in a food industry setting but also offering the moms a well-deserved moment of pampering and appreciation. Read the full article: Students in shelter-based culinary program serve Mothers’ Day luncheon for homeless moms.

May 13th, 2024|

Allie’s Place Center for Culinary Education & Employment Named Together Hospitality NYC’s 2024 Social Impact Partner

Allie’s Place Center for Culinary Education & Employment Named Together Hospitality NYC’s 2024 Social Impact Partner Allie’s Place Center for Culinary Education & Employment was recently selected as the Social Impact Partner of Together Hospitality NYC (THNYC)—an organization committed to empowering individuals in the culinary world through education, resources, and networking opportunities. The partnership was facilitated by Derrick Holman, Program Outreach Specialist at Allie’s Place, and Joel Grassi, Authority Member and part of the leadership team at THNYC, who both live in the same Bronx neighborhood as the Center. Both Derrick and Joel are actively involved in their community and have collaborated on local projects, including campaigns to

May 10th, 2024|

Culinary Students Get Job-Ready at New Employment Workshop

Culinary Students Get Job-Ready at New Employment Workshop Allie’s Place Center for Culinary Education & Employment continues to expand its program offerings to better meet the needs of its students and the families residing at HFH family residences. The most recent addition is an Employment Workshop to further prepare adult students for entering the workforce. The four-hour class covers a multitude of topics from big picture—creating a career strategy and standing out in today’s job market—to the minutiae—tailoring resumes and using online job platforms targeted to the career that they are pursuing. The interactive workshop includes activities like group evaluations of sample resumes, breakout sessions with mock interviews,

March 26th, 2024|

Student Spotlight on Recent Graduates of Allie’s Place Center for Culinary Education & Employment: Neysha and William

Student Spotlight on Recent Graduates of Allie’s Place Center for Culinary Education & Employment: Neysha and William Neysha and William recently graduated Allie’s Place Center for Culinary Education & Employment and are paving their way in the culinary world: both students were accepted into the First Course NYC Apprenticeship Program—a 14-week program that includes hands-on culinary instruction and a paid internship at a NYC restaurant. “The First Course program is a great opportunity for Allie’s Place graduates to build on the foundation they develop at the Center for Culinary Education & Employment and furthers our graduates on their path to employment—which is one of our goals for students,” said Derrick Holman, Program Outreach Specialist

February 12th, 2024|

Future Culinary Students Get a Taste of Culinary Job-Training Program

Future Culinary Students Get a Taste of Culinary Job-Training Program Nine people attended the first Open House of the New Year at Allie’s Place Center for Culinary Education & Employment. Attendees met members of the Culinary team, learned about program requirements and expectations, and took a tour. The group visited the barista training room and classrooms and two classes that were in session—Culinary Essentials 1 and Pastry Arts—where they could see chef instructors and current students in action. On the menu that day: chicken souvlaki, spanakopita, Greek potato salad, hummus, homemade pita bread, and tzatziki in the main kitchen and chocolate chip cookies and Chantilly cream cupcakes

January 22nd, 2024|
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