Philly Culinary Schools Change, at What Price?
For nearly two decades, a culinary arts program has taught teenagers from the city's toughest neighborhoods about the art of fine cuisine and the skills for making it a career.
But changes intended to lead graduates into higher-paying hospitality jobs outside of the kitchen are leaving a bitter taste in some mouths — and marking the final course for thousands of dollars in scholarships for future classes of aspiring Julia Childs and Jacques Pepins.
Careers through Culinary Arts Programs , or C-CAP, provides teacher training, cooking competitions for scholarships, job training, college and career guidance, and product donations in seven school districts nationwide including New York, Los Angeles,...
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