Project 658 Enrolling Third Culinary Arts and Hospitality Class

Project 658

Project 658 is now enrolling its third Culinary Arts and Hospitality class beginning on July 6, 2015. The 12-week class will run Monday – Thursday, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm.

“We seek career changers, students, those who desire a career in food service, someone who needs a sabbatical, anyone who is interested in a career in food service,” says PCG Member Ed Price, Project 658 Chef-Instructor.

Located on Central Avenue in Charlotte, Project 658 is a faith-based community resource offering a wide range of aid and skills programs, including medical assistance, job training, and food assistance.

The Culinary Arts and Hospitality curriculum will cover:

  • Knife Skills – fine cuts and large prep
  • Mise en Place
  • Ordering and Receiving
  • Stocks, Soups, and Sauces
  • Roasting, Sauté, Braise, and Deep Fry
  • All aspects of catering and buffet style service
  • All aspects of table service

Each student will cook, prep, clean, bus, serve as wait staff, line cook, serve off a line, deep clean, basically fill every role in a restaurant/food service environment – owner, back-of-house (BOH) and front-of-house (FOH).

Full tuition for the course is $3000.00. However, a number of scholarships are available – full and partial, regardless of economic background.

“We have never turned anyone away,” says Price. “We just want dedicated people.”

Applicants must be age 18 and older, and have reliable transportation. Those interested should eMail