Culinary Quick Start

Ready to get started in the culinary industry? Get your foot in the door with our fast, no-cost Culinary Quick Start program. 

In our fast-track training program you’ll learn knife skills, learn cooking fundamentals, become ServSafe certified, and more. Train in our state-of-the-art commercial kitchen and be ready to get a job in just four weeks. 

We also offer iBest training for language support if English is not your first language. 

What Can I Do after completing the Culinary Quick Start Program

With Culinary Quick Start, you’ll be qualified to work as a prep or line cook. Plus, the program ends with a hiring fair featuring opportunities available with some of the best restaurants and culinary companies in Colorado. 

EMILY’S STORIES


Her advice for other students is to "never stop thinking big! You are never too young or too old to follow your dreams!"

Irma is from Juarez, Mexico. She came to the U.S. when she was 5 years old and has lived in the U.S. for 60 years and in Denver for 30 years. 

She works as a Street Supervisor for RTD, where she writes memos about accidents and incidents reports.  She chose to study at Emily Griffith because she wanted to improve her written English. She would like to move into a lead supervisor position but she needs to be able to communicate at a higher level so that others can easily understand what she writes. 

To help her achieve her goal of becoming a lead street supervisor for RTD, Irma has taken classes that RTD offers, as well as English classes, and is learning computer skills. Her dream is to get a bachelor’s degree in management. 

Her advice for other students is to “never stop thinking big! You are never too young or too old to follow your dreams!”

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