Building skills for dignified employment. About the Program Brazen Table is our holistic culinary training program that provides tangible skills and experiences to survivors of human trafficking and individuals facing significant barriers to employment, to enable them to find worthwhile and sustaining employment as they rebuild their lives. Finding and maintaining life-giving employment not only provides for the financial needs of our graduates, but also serves as a means to independence and self agency so crucial to their ability to flourish. With a well-trained staff, deep ties to the anti-trafficking community and knowledge of the food and hospitality industry, A 2nd Cup is working to fill the gaps in education and experience. What is Brazen? Daring. Strong. Empowered. Determined. Unapologetic. Unashamed. Bold. All of these are words we hope you'll embrace in our program. Your experiences play an impactful part in your story, but they do not define you. We believe in taking control of your own narrative and redefining yourself as Brazen - bold and without shame. How it Works Phase I // 4 Weeks Phase I combines both classroom and hands-on kitchen work to lay the foundations in both culinary arts and job skills. Participants earn their Food Handler's Certification, practice techniques, and perfect knife skills. Phase II // 2 Months Participants continue as a paid apprentice in our cafe and catering program while gaining 240 hours of hands on experience. Phase II provides an opportunity to practice and grow skills on site at A 2nd Cup. Skills Learned We work with small groups of individuals to ensure we are able to support the varying needs and challenges of each participant. Resume Writing Interpersonal Skills Knife Skills Food Chain Understanding Menu Planning + Purchasing Get Involved Volunteer We need people like you to put their heads, hearts and expertise into the fight against human trafficking. Learn More Donate Your donation directly supports Brazen Table and helps human trafficking survivors thrive. Donate Please be aware that at this time, donations are not tax-deductible. Sponsor a Participant The barriers to employment for survivors are many, as they attempt to overcome lost years of education, the physical, mental, and emotional side effects of their trauma, lack of relevant experience, and a minimal network to assist in the job search process. We are walking alongside survivors to push through these barriers and you can join us! Financially support their journey by sponsoring a portion of or their entire training! $15 A week of transportation $45 Uniform for training $60 Nutritious lunch on class days $75 ServSafe exam to certify their work in a kitchen $150 Graduation gift to celebrate $250 One day of training $500 Case management services throughout the entire training $1500 Culinary lab ingredients for a cohort $7000 Entire training program for one participant Sponsor A Participant Ready to Join? If you are ready to grow your culinary skills and find a fulfilling and sustainable job in the food and hospitality industry, fill in the application below. We look forward to hearing from you!