CHAMP (Culinary-Hospitality Advancement Mentorship Program)

CHAMP (Culinary-Hospitality Advancement Mentorship Program) is a new mentorship program developed by FringeArts in partnership with the School District of Philadelphia and presented by PECO. The inaugural year of this program consists of chef demonstrations, restaurant visits, internships, and professional development opportunities for over 650 high school students enrolled in the School District’s thirteen Culinary/Hospitality Arts programs. 

Participating businesses and organizations include CookNSolo, High Street Hospitality Group, Garces Events, Chef’s Warehouse, the Pennsylvania  Restaurant & Lodging Association, and more to be announced. Classes will cover everything from knife skills and catering to front- and back-of-house operations, running a one-person business, and more. 

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If you are in the culinary/hospitality industry and are interested in participating in CHAMP, or for sponsorship opportunities, please contact the Development Team at 

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