NOTE: Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, First Course NYC programming is on hold. Please check back regularly for updates.
We work with the NYC Food and Beverage Industry Partnership, the City's food service industry partnership, to offer no-cost training programs for jobs in the food services and hospitality field. We engage employers, educational institutions, training providers, and other partners to design training programs that provide viable food services and hospitality career opportunities for New Yorkers.
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First Course NYC
First Course NYC is an apprenticeship program that teaches the culinary skills necessary for a career as a line cook.
Applications for this program are currently closed. Complete our interest form to be notified when applications open.