Chef Training Program

Customer Chef Training at West Side Campaign Against HungerWest Side Campaign Against Hunger is committed to helping people overcome the obstacles to jobs. Our bilingual 12-week Chef Training Program is taught by Chef Andrea Bergquist, who has over ten years of experience cooking in kitchens of major New York restaurants. Chef Andrea’s course teaches knife skills, sanitation, nutrition, menu-planning, and culinary math—with the ultimate goal of helping the students find employment in the culinary industry.

We are always looking for dedicated, disciplined and committed students who are eager to learn, build technical skills, and are willing to work in the food industry. The class meets four times a week from 12 to 4 p.m.

WSCAH will host an Open House on each of the following dates:
Monday, January 29, 2018 from 1-3
Monday, February 5, 2018 from 1-3
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 1-3

At each open house, prospective students will learn more about the program, fill out an application, and have an interview.

Spring Session will begin February 12, 2018.

If you are interested in learning more about the class, or applying to enter the next 12-week session, please e-mail Chef Andrea at