After serving a short time in prison, Antonio was working on his GED when he enrolled in the Foodservice Training program. He graduated with flying colors, and now works as a line cook at Inspiration Kitchens – Garfield Park.
“I come in here, and the outside world is gone. I’ve never had anything like that, and Inspiration Kitchens changed my life. And I love you all for that.”
In an atmosphere of dignity and respect, Inspiration Corporation assists individuals and families affected by homelessness, extreme poverty and recent incarceration. A catalyst for self-reliance, Inspiration Corporation provides employment training, housing programs and social services for more than 2,500 people annually.
The Chef Trainer provides foodservice training to participants of Inspiration Corporation’s job readiness program. This dynamic 12-week training includes basic culinary instruction, sanitation certification, and hands-on experience at Inspiration Corporation’s award-winning social enterprise restaurant and catering business, Inspiration Kitchens.
Office location: 3504 W Lake St, Chicago, IL 60624 (East Garfield Park neighborhood), a half block away from the Conservatory - Central Park green line CTA stop and free street parking available. Attends evening, weekend, and early morning meetings and functions as required.
Associate degree from an accredited cooking school or equivalent restaurant experience, Chicago Food Sanitation Manager Certificate. Computer skills essential.
Office The employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10-20 pounds.
Communicate honestly. Act with compassion. Pursue growth and learning. Be humble. Take care of ourselves so we can help others. Work greater together. Create a fun and productive environment!
Inspiration Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.www.inspirationcorp.org
Posted on: 3/22/2017