Empowering The Next Generation
Sprouts Cooking Club empowers youth from all backgrounds to eat and live sustainably by teaching them how to cook healthy meals for themselves and their communities. Sprouts’ Chef-In-Training Program trains underserved youth to become chefs through hands-on internships alongside real chefs right in real restaurants.
Make a Monthly Donation
Want to stay involved throughout the year? Sign up for a monthly donation!
Your ongoing support is a crucial funding source for our Chef-In-Training interns.
A 3-6 month culinary career training program where real chefs teach underserved, young adults the skills needed to secure a competitive job in the modern restaurant industry.
In-Restaurant Cooking Classes and Camps
Classes and camps for diverse children, 7-13, in the Bay Area, San Jose, NYC, and Paris.
All classes serve as a fundraiser for Sprouts Chef-In-Training Program.
CIT Fundraiser Birthday Parties
Youth birthday parties that serve as a fundraiser for Sprouts Chef-In-Training program.
Coachart Cooking Classes
Cooking classes for children impacted by chronic illnesses.
Sprouts’ fundraises for the Chef-In-Training Program by hosting cooking classes and camps for youth of all backgrounds that take place right inside restaurants, farms, and gardens. Classes are led by real chefs, farmers, and culinary guests.
The Chef-In-Training Program provides under-served, young adults a platform to break the cycle of poverty and violence by training them to become chefs. Chef-In-Training interns spend six months with a local mentor chef learning everything they need to be able to land a job in the restaurant industry.
EMPOWERING OUR YOUTH THROUGH FOOD
Sprouts runs summer cooking camps for youth as a fundraiser for our Chef-In-Training Program. If you would like to sponsor the summer camp tuition of a child you can do so here! The entirety of your donation will be given as scholarship.
“There is no better way of caring than preparing meals and sharing. It is one of the pillars of humanity. The Sprouts Cooking Club experience leaves a lasting positive impression on the most impressionable of us – children. Good nutrition is a form of self-respect. Culinary skills promote pride and confidence and could even lead to a career.”
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Join us at San Francisco’s beautiful Gibson restaurant for a decadent Sunday supper event!
This will feature a five-course tasting menu with wine and cocktail pairings created by award-winning chefs. Proceeds from the evening will be donated to Sprouts Cooking Club to support community programs such as the Chef-in-Training and Scholarship Program.