The third class of the new Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware's Milford Branch will begin April 28.

The Food Bank of Delaware's Milford branch is now accepting Culinary School applications for its third class, beginning April 28.

The Culinary School offers a 14-week program, consisting of 12 weeks of hands-on training in kitchen skills, safe food handling and life skills, culminating with a two-week paid internship at a local food service company. Classes are taught by chef instructor Tim Hunter.

Students also have the opportunity to become ServSafe® certified and the Food Bank of Delaware will assist graduates in placing at a local, entry-level position.

The Culinary School requires a high school diploma or GED with a ninth-grade reading and math level. While the program is price at $5,700, the Food Bank of Delaware works with each candidate to identify funding sources.

Applications for the program beginning April 28 are due by March 17.

For more information or to apply, contact Culinary School Program Manager Brenda Palomo at (302) 424-3301 ext 107 or visit