Learning job skills is an important step in breaking the cycle of poverty.

Learning translatable work skills will absolutely increase the chance of a successful professional life. But learning who we really work for, and what matters in an eternal perspective is the MOST valuable thing that our students learn.
Infusing real world and translatable skills with Biblical truth and a message of Salvation and Hope makes the career training at South Side Mission a little different. Our graduates make the grade by giving their employers the best of themselves while they create a new history for their family.
Culinary Arts is a growing field and may be the right choice if you have a heart for service and a flair for excellence.
This class is a great break through to the career track for the unemployed or underemployed. 
Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have High School Diploma or G.E.D.,  and be hungry for positive change. 
The start of our next class is temporarily on hold due to COVID-19.  
To register, call South Side Mission at 309.676.4604.
But Jesus beheld them, and said unto them, With men this is impossible; but with God all things are possible.  Matthew 19:26


Chef Chris Franzoni – Supervisor of Culinary Services