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NightHawks Adult Education Program

CTI - Culinary Arts-Industry Training Course with Job Placement Assistance

with Elaine Chirichiello


Are you ready for an exciting career in the Culinary field? 

Our NightHawks CTI - Culinary Training program provides students with basic culinary training including fundamentals such as knife skills, classic cooking methods and preparation, vocabulary, and basic recipe measurement skills. With this hands-on learning, in our state of the art culinary kitchen, students will have experience with culinary basics and have guest chef specialty workshops! You will learn equipment use, safety, and food sanitation. These skills translate into essential workplace proficiency. Certifications include Osha 10 for Culinary, ServeSafe for Food Handling and TIPS Certification.

This class is for serious participants who want a job in the Culinary field.  Attendance, employer engagement, job placement and career readiness work is required. 

Due to the high number of applicants, all applicants will be scheduled, via email, for an in person interview at Essex Tech to determine program eligibilty. 

Apply here for this opportunity to begin a career path to this exciting, lucrative, high-demand field!  $75 application fee is required.  Training and program costs are free as this program is grant funded for workforce development by the State of Massachusetts. Please note: Applicants who are not selected for this program will be fully refunded. 

Chart your path for a career in this exciting, high-demand field!

Dates: September 6 - December 16

Essex Tech Culinary Training will take place beginning on Tuesday, September 6.  Classes will be Tuesdays and Thursdays: 4pm-8pm and Saturdays: 8-noon. 

Our NightHawks Education Program, in collaboration with the MassHire North Shore Career Center, is offering this Culinary industry training session with credentials and career placement assistance.  Collaboration with the MassHire North Shore Career Center is a required part of this program.  All of the training, materials and certifications are free.  


  • Sep 6 - Dec 22nd, 2022
    Tue, Thu, and Sat for 17 weeks

Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical School

For directions, call us at 978-304-4700

Room: Culinary Kitchen

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