Rikers Island chefs to receive plant-based culinary training thanks to new grant

Culinary training will begin this fall for the chefs working at Rikers Island.

News 12 Staff

Apr 24, 2024, 11:38 AM

Updated 32 days ago

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New York City has been awarded a $100,000 grant to provide plant-based culinary training for the chefs at Rikers Island.
The city will partner with nonprofit Hot Bread Kitchen this fall for a five-week course to teach plant-centered cooking skills to kitchen staff at various facilities.
The rollout of new menus will be crafted with input from the Department of Correction.


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