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Culinary Arts Training School

Do you see a man skilled in his work? He will serve before kings...Proverbs 22:29

Consider the possibility of a career in the culinary arts.  Think of the opportunity that great training will afford you.

In this twelve week, full time program, men and women will be offered the benefit of experienced professionals that will teach all the skills required for a rewarding career in the hospitality industry.  At the successful conclusion of the Culinary Arts Training, graduates will be welcomed into the finest commercial kitchens in Peoria.  A gourmet career awaits!

Interested in this fresh approach to a new career?  Fill out the form below or  go to the bottom of this page to download & complete a WORD document, and we will contact you for a personal interview.

More questions?  Click here to e-mail Chef Chris.

Student Application

The Culinary Arts Training School is a 12 week full-time commitment. 

Class is normally scheduled between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. 

Please indicate which session you are applying for:

Session Applying For
Are you a citizen of the United States?
Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
Have you ever worked in the restaurant industry?


Did you Graduate?


Who referred you to the Culinary Arts Training School?  (Or, if no one referred you, how did you hear about us?)


May we contact them for a reference?



Have you ever applied for disability?


Do you have any medical or mental health concerns?



  • I understand that South Side Mission exists to preach the Good News of Jesus Christ, and in His name to love, house, feed, clothe and teach all those people who he sends to us.
  • I understand that the Culinary Arts Training School is a drug free environment. Drug testing (random and for cause) is a required component of this program.
  • I understand that completion of this application does not guarantee my admission into the program. If I am selected for consideration, I will be notified of an interview by phone.
  • I understand that upon admission, I will be subjected to a two week evaluation period. If determined to be unsuitable, my participation in the program will be terminated. The decision of the chef is final.
  • I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.
  • If this application leads to acceptance into the Culinary Arts Training Program, I understand that false or misleading information in my application or interview may result in my release.

Culinary Arts Training School File Downloads

Download Culinary Arts Training School Application

Please download and complete this WORD document. You may then mail it or e-mail it to be considered for the Culinary Arts Training School.