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Hot Bread Kitchen Programs Application

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Hot Bread Kitchen's Programs:

Culinary Training Program: 5 week in-person Culinary job training at Chelsea Market or one of our community outposts throughout the city

Seed: 6-part online program for starting a food business (module based)

ESOL: Introductory English for the Culinary Workforce: 11 week in-person English class for beginners at Chelsea Market (75 Ninth Ave, New York, NY 10011) - starting March 7

First Course: 14-week apprenticeship and culinary instruction for aspiring restaurant cooks. For more information about how to apply for this program, please sign up for an information session here.

Learn more about our programs on our website.

If you need assistance completing this application or have any questions, please contact Sonam Choedon at 

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Contact Information

You must be at least 18 years old to apply.

Please note: we will communicate with you by text after receiving your application. Standard messaging rates apply. If you would prefer not to receive text messages from us, please answer "no" to this question.

You are not currently eligible for our programs and will need to show proof of full vaccination by program start date in order to participate.

Additional Information

Pronouns are the words we often use to talk about a person when we're not using their name. Ex: She/her, He/Him, They/them, She/they
PLEASE NOTE: The programs at Hot Bread Kitchen are only for women, nonbinary and genderqueer people in New York City.

Hot Bread Kitchen does not provide childcare but we can help identify potential childcare resources.


If you do not have a computer, we can provide one for you.

If you do not, we can help you with access to WiFi.
Career + Bridge Programs

Please note: Work authorization is required for participation in our Culinary and ESOL programs.
About your small business

This can be an estimate if you do not know the exact revenue figure.
Please hit "SUBMIT" to submit your program application.

If you have any questions, please contact Sonam Choedon at