The CC Pearce Culinary School teaches unemployed and underemployed people the skills and knowledge needed to get a job in the food industry and to become more financially stable. In 2003, The CC Pearce Community Culinary School was created to address the root causes of hunger by equipping individuals with the skills and knowledge they need to work in professional kitchens. The Culinary School is an 11 week program that includes hands-on food preparation, ServSafe Manager food-safety instruction and Employment Readiness lessons to prepare people for gainful employment that will lead them towards self-sufficiency. The program is offered free of charge to those in need. The students develop their skills by cooking meals for Cooking for Kids. To apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 864-282-1994, or complete the application below.