Culinary Academy - Newport Restaurant Group

Warwick, RI 02886

Posted: 11/30/2022 Industry: Hospitality/Food Service Job Number: 3240

Job Description

Skills for Rhode Island's Future (Skills RI) is recruiting Cooks for Newport Restaurant Group Culinary Academy in Warwick Area of RI. Newport Restaurant Group partners with workABILITY, SkillsRI’s disabilities hiring initiative. Candidates identifying with a disability are strongly encouraged to apply. Please read more about Skills RI and workABILITY at the end of this job description.


COMPANY: Newport Restaurant Group
JOB TITLE: Culinary Academy 
LOCATION: 300 Metro Center Blvd, Warwick, RI

HOURS: Jan 16 – Feb 22, 2023  July 10 – August 14th, 2023  3-800p Tuesday -Thursdays 

  • NRG Culinary Academy is a 6-week program that is scheduled for 3 days per week: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3-8:00pm each day.  The course covers food safety basics, sanitation, knife skills, cooking temps, cooking methods, knife cuts, mother sauces and derivatives, flavor profiles, butchery, shellfish handling, and a mystery basket cooking competition. 

  • This class is for individuals starting out in the field that could use additional training opportunities or those that are brand new and seeking career exploration.  Each individual attending will be hired as a NRG employee and paid for the hours in class at $16/ hour. 

  • For those that fully participate and do well in the course the ideal outcome is to match up the individual with one of our restaurant units that is located near them.  Restaurant units in Rhode Island are in Providence, Narragansett, Warwick, Cranston, Newport, Middletown, and Tiverton. * The training course will be held at our corporate office located at 300 Metro Center Blvd, Warwick, RI 

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’s Future website at Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’s Future and Newport Restaurant Group will make the final hiring decisions. For additional information on workABILITY, please visit our webpage at  

Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work. Skills for Rhode Island’s Future’s team will guide and provide you with support throughout the hiring process. Skills for Rhode Island’s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

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