Cook Apprenticeship

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Grow your career, education, and your resume with the Apprenticeship Program. Learn over 75 skill competencies with a mix of classroom hours and on the job training while RIHA remains your sponsor throughout the process.


  • Be 18 years of age
  • Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must be able to stand for 8 hours
  • Lift and transport 25 lbs.
  • Safe handling of knives, kitchen equipment, and chemicals
  • Use hands to grasp, move, and control tools
  • Repetition of same movements
  • Work in warm environment with burners, oven, fryers, grill, and open flames
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Chef plating a dish
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Chef Franco Paterno preparing a tasting meal in front of students.
Students working in the kitchen preparing lettuce

Cook Apprenticeship Application Form

*Denotes required field.

Are you 18 years of age or older?

Are you currently employed?

Do you have a high school diploma or GED?

Do you have reliable transportation?

Do you require a Visa sponsorship?

Are you able to stand up to 8 hours?

Are you able to lift, push, or pull up to 25 pounds?

Are you able to work in a warm environment with grills, open flame, fryers etc.?

Do you have knife skill knowledge?

Are you able to work a flexible work schedule?

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For more information, please contact: or 401-223-1120