Ready2Cook

Organization: Central Union Mission

Ready2Cook offers two options for culinary-minded students:

Mission Muffins
Mission Muffins is a bakery run by homeless employees, who bake, market, sell and deliver delicious baked goods. Employees are paid and live at the Mission; they receive training for bakery work and business management. Read More>

Visit our Mission Muffins website to view our menu and order products or download the Mission Muffins Brochure.

Culinary Job Training Program
Students can also participate in the Culinary Job Training Program, sponsored in partnership with DC Central Kitchen. Graduates gain valuable kitchen skills required for cooking jobs as well as soft skills necessary to be successful in the workplace.
Application: Call for more information. This program is offered to men at the shelter.
Service Category: Work
Service Eligibility: Homeless Men/Boys
Related Program:
    • Ready2Succeed
    • Men's Ministry

Central Union Emergency Shelter (Central Union Mission, DC)
The Men’s Shelter feeds and shelters 170-200 men per day and offers comprehensive in-house services, including: medical, dental and psychiatric care; addiction recovery; veteran’s support; spiritual direction; vocational training; education; employment placement; legal support and social services.