Tuesday, June 14
Tuesday, June 14, Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) will host their first “DINE OUT for C-CAP” evening with participating restaurant, The Clever Koi (4236 N. Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ). Funds raised will benefit C-CAP’s mission to provide culinary education, training, and scholarships to aspiring chefs nationwide, including at-risk students at Phoenix high schools participating in C-CAP programs.
Ten percent of proceeds made that evening at dinner service will go to C-CAP to benefit culinary education and scholarships for at-risk youth and aspiring chefs. Participants are also encouraged to engage in social media using #DineOutForCCAP and following @ccapinc. For more information, or to make a reservation at The Clever Koi, please visit www.thecleverkoi.com .
C-CAP is a national non-profit that transforms lives of at-risk students through the culinary arts and prepares them for college and careers in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Since its inception in 1990, C-CAP has awarded over $50 million in scholarships, provided job training and internships, college and lifetime career support, teacher training and product and equipment donations to classrooms. C-CAP currently works with over 17,000 students nationwide. In 2015-2016 academic year,C-CAP Arizona served 4,300 students in 48 schools. In 2016, C-CAP Arizona awarded over $528,979 in scholarships to high school students. Through C-CAP’s efforts, a large percentage of its students find rewarding careers in the foodservice and hospitality industry with many alumni, now graduates of top culinary schools working in leading restaurants and hotels throughout the country. C-CAP was founded by Richard Grausman, renowned cookbook author and culinary educator. Its President is Susan Robbins, and its Board of Directors is led by award-winning chef, restaurateur and author Marcus Samuelsson and Mark Weiss, Chief Investment Officer of RFR Holding LLC. For more information, visit www.ccapinc.org.