RC Apprenticeship Program: Redefining Culinary Education

Envision your culinary career taking off under the mentorship of a Certified Master Chef, Rich Rosendale. We invite you to join our unique two-year apprenticeship program in Northern Virginia, hosted at the innovative spaces of RC Culinary Lab and Roots 657 Cafe and Market.

Our Program:

The RC Apprenticeship Program has been specially designed to nurture and refine the next wave of culinary talent and industry leaders. We focus on providing hands-on, experiential training that goes beyond the scope of traditional culinary education, and yet, costs just a fraction of what conventional culinary schools do.

The Learning Experience:

The comprehensive curriculum of our program enables apprentices to rotate monthly through a myriad of culinary disciplines. This ensures a robust learning experience with our seasoned professionals, including our founder, Certified Master Chef Rich Rosendale.

What sets our apprenticeship apart is the incorporation of non-traditional subjects into the program. Apprentices gain knowledge in business, technology, marketing, efficiency, and culinary science, in addition to the classical cookery techniques. This broad-based learning approach ensures our apprentices gain practical skills in areas like butchery, baking, pastry making, sous vide cooking, American barbecue, catering, and more.

How to Apply:

Are you ready to embark on this transformative journey and acquire culinary skills in our state-of-the-art facility? Here's what you'll need:

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Written Essay (Share why you believe you should be selected)
  3. Resume
  4. Onsite Interview
  5. Completed Application

Join the RC Apprenticeship Program today and let us guide you on the path to culinary mastery.