Sponsor an apprentice

Private Sponsorship

For $20 you can pay for an entire day’s worth of training for a Chef-In-Training Intern. Your $20 donation covers the intern’s training, stipend, insurance, and staff meal!
For $300 you can pay for two months of training for an apprentice! $250 goes directly to the apprentice for their work at their mentor restaurant. The remaining $50 pays for their orientation and restaurant placement, as well as the insurance that protects them in the event of injury or accident.
For $600 you can sponsor 3 months of an Apprentice’s training! $550 goes directly to the apprentice for their work at their mentor restaurant. The remaining $50 pays for their orientation and restaurant placement, as well as the insurance that protects them in the event of injury or accident.
For $1,200 you can pay for the entire 6-month training of an apprentice! $1,100 goes directly to the apprentice for their work at their mentor restaurant. $50 pays for their orientation and restaurant placement, as well as the insurance that protects them in the event of injury or accident. The remaining $50 pays for their transportation to potential job interviews and their graduation dinner!
Here are a list of basic Chef-in-training expenses:
•  Securing the partner restaurant and chef
•  Recruitment
•  Interview, Trials, Restaurant Placement
•  Orientation
•  Profile and Photo, Data Collection and Reporting
•  Work Meals
•  Transportation Fees
•  Intern Training Stipend For Basic Living Expenses
•  Culinary Training with Local Chef
•  Personal Mentor
•  Job Training
•  Post Internship Job Placement
 
We have developed a sponsorship program where any private individual or organization can sponsor individual apprentices.
Host an Apprentice
If you would like to host an apprentice at your restaurant, we would love to talk with you about the opportunity! Please do not hesitate to contact us at: melody@sproutscookingclub.org
Employ a Graduated Apprentice
If you would like to host a graduated apprentice by providing work experience or an in-restaurant job opportunity, we can advertise your willingness to our graduates.
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