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Fast Track Training – Virtual Culinary Training

Fast Track Training: Culinary Training that Launches Careers

Supported By The Snapchef Foundation

The Snapchef Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c3) organization, believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to build a fulfilling culinary career. It provides aspiring professionals with tuition-free or subsidized training, mentorship, and job placement services.

Knife Skills & Life Skills = A Better Future

New to the foodservice industry? No problem. Our one-week, FastTrack Culinary Training program is a proven model to jumpstart your culinary career. The best part? You’ll earn while you learn; we build your work schedule around your training time.

In just 20 hours, you’ll gain all the skills you need to begin work in a commercial kitchen. You’ll learn basic food and kitchen safety, how to handle and maintain a knife, how to identify kitchen equipment and ingredients, dry and moist heat cooking methods, and much more. Most training is done virtually, along with an optional (live) Q&A with a professional chef. Qualified applicants will receive the training for free (or at a reduced fee), along with a starter kit that includes a uniform and accessories.

Ready to Get Started? It’s as Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Step 1


Step 1: Apply

Meet with your local office and they will assist you with applying directly through our Aplicación SNAP.

Step 2


Step 2: Train

If training is needed after your assessment,  you’ll be enrolled in a snap! Training is provided through The Snapchef Foundation.

Step 3


Step 3: Work

You are ready to start going out on location- Bring a great ATTITUDE & always come PREPARED. Bring the best version of YOU and the sky’s the limit!

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