help plate the first course prepared by Chef Clark Neugold.
Students from Crosby High School in Waterbury, Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven and Windsor High School spent their day prepping and plating for nearly 300 attendees. This year the students worked with Chef Ken Arnone (Jealous Monk, Rio Salado, Taquerio, Rio Rapido, El Sueno, Andiamo), Chef Clark Neugold (Foundry Kitchen & Tavern, Good Old Days Pizzeria, Marygold's on Main), Chef Tom Kaldy (The Charles, Bake Market), Chef Tyler Hodge (Hoodoo Brown BBQ), and Chef Franck Iglesias (Cake by Franck, Foxwoods Resort Casino).
This is just one of opportunities for students in the ProStart program to learn more about the industry. It also showcases the talent coming out of the program to our member restaurants and chefs.
ProStart is a two-year career-building program for high school students that prepares them to work in the hospitality industry. To learn more, CLICK HERE.