The second class of the new Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware's Milford Branch will begin Jan. 6 and applications for the program will be accepted until Dec. 19.

The Food Bank of Delaware's Milford Branch is now accepting applications for the second class at its new Culinary School.

Applications will be accepted until Dec. 19, with classes beginning Jan. 6.

Under the guidance of chef instructor Tim Hunter, the program provides job training to unemployed and underemployed individuals in Kent and Sussex counties. The 14-week program includes 12 weeks of hands-on training in basic and high-end kitchen skills, safe food handling and life skills. Students also have the opportunity to become ServSafe® certified.

Students interested in applying to The Culinary School must have a high school diploma or GED with a ninth-grade reading and math level. The cost to attend is $5,700, however, the Food Bank of Delaware works with each candidate to identify funding sources.

For more information call (302) 424-3301.