The HWTC Culinary Pre-Apprenticeship is a 16 week program with the objective of preparing participants to enter into a:
- Workplace apprenticeship (paid and studying at college);
- A college-based culinary arts program (full-time in college); or
- Kitchen employment in an entry level cooking position.
The first 8 weeks of the Pre-Apprenticeship Program will include practical and theoretical exposure to introductory culinary skills at Hawthorne Food & Drink, located at 60 Richmond Street East whereas the final 8 weeks will be an unpaid placement with an industry partner.
This program is funded by the Government of Ontario.