May 2018: growth[period] is proud to support the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP). Led by chef, author, and, restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson, C-CAP is a national non-profit that educates and guides underserved high school students toward a bright future. C-CAP prepares students for the workplace through chef mentoring, field trips, job shadows, work experience and job skills, and college and career advising.
Founded by culinary educator and cookbook author Richard Grausman, C-CAP impacts over 17,500 students a year and has also awarded over $53 million in scholarships since its inception. Read more about the program at their website.