Parris and Christapher Pitch Food Start-ups to First National Bank

CWTP participants, Parris and Christapher had an opportunity to share their food dreams with the members of the First National Bank Community Leaders Program. For weeks, the participants created business plans, researched the target market, completed competitive analysis and practiced speaking about their businesses in preparation for a Pitch Competition where they had the chance [...]

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Lamar & Kasandra Move On To Next Steps

Lamar and Kasandra may have completed the culinary portion of the Culinary Workforce Training Program but they aren’t finished yet. Both participants transitioned from the kitchen to the classroom as they worked on job readiness skills. These skills included refreshing resumes, interviewing techniques and general best practices within the workplace. After completing workforce development training, […]

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You Rocked Omaha Gives! 2018

  On Wednesday, May 23rd you made great things happen once again. For two years in a row, you have rallied together to power the Culinary Workforce Training Program. This year, 159 unique donors raised $11,850! That is AMAZING. Listen to the stories of past and present CWTP participants as they share how you’ve made […]

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Culinary Workforce Training Program is Back in Action

This January the Culinary Workforce Training Program welcomed two new participants, Kassandra and Michael. The participants will undergo 15 weeks of training including culinary skills, career development and an internship at a food service institution. Although they have different career aspirations, both participants strive to become self-sufficient, with skills that will help them find better […]

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