Taste Project offers an accelerated, ACF Certified, tuition-free, paid work experience program designed specifically for low-income adults.

Our Accelerated Certified Fundamental Cook (CFC) Apprenticeship track, also known as Fort Worx, is a collaboration between Taste Project and Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County.  It combines hands-on work experience on-site at Taste Community Restaurant with one-on-one coaching and faith-based discipleship.

Apprentices spend 16 weeks learning the fundamentals of food preparation hands-on in a working full-service restaurant at Taste Community Restaurant.

  • Accelerated 16-week work schedule.
  • American Culinary Federation Certified Program.
  • Up to 500 hours paid work experience.*
  • Job placement support.
  • No previous foodservice or work experience required.
  • 60-90 days application processing with additional requirements outlined by Workforce Solutions for Tarrant County.