Apply for a Training in the Food Service Field

Chefs working in a kitchen

We work with the NYC Food and Beverage Hospitality Council (Council), the City's food service industry partnership, to offer no-cost training programs for jobs in the food services and hospitality field. With the Council, we engage employers, educational institutions, training providers, and other partners in designing training programs that provide viable food services and hospitality career opportunities for New Yorkers.

Stage NYC

The Stage NYC training program prepares individuals to work as entry-level line cooks. This three-month training program is designed to meet the growing demand for qualified kitchen employees in New York City's restaurants while also increasing access for young adults looking to start their careers in the culinary arts. Participants will gain the technical skills, industry exposure and on-the-job training experience necessary to launch and grow rewarding careers as line cooks in the hospitality industry. Applications for this program are currently closed. Please check back for more information.