skill building experiences

Youth Culinary Internship

A paid internship for youth aged 15-29

A Youth Culinary Exploration Program

Sign up for our 6 week culinary exploration program for youth aged 15-29.  Space limited, register today! New sessions starting soon! Register for free today. 

Instruction by professional chefs

Learn from exciting, dynamic professional chefs with loads of diverse experience in varied international cuisines and styles. 

Get paid to learn

We know that life is busy and expensive. This is an opportunity to better yourself through learning new skills, all while being paid for your time. 

Grow your circle of influence

By engaging in this internship you will have access to a fantastic team at Elephant Thoughts and you will meet some incredible new peers. We can’t wait to meet you and support you in the steps you take toward your future goals. 

Life skills,
certifications & fun

Participants will benefit from the program in several ways; developing life skills, learning to cook nutritious and delicious meals, as well as other useful certificates. 


Complete the form below to apply, space limited.


Youth participants must complete WHIMIS and an online food handling course prior to gaining access to the program. All costs will be covered by Elephant Thoughts.


To qualify, you should have some interest in culinary arts and be between the age of 15-29.

Time Commitment

The program is a 6 week 180 hour commitment (30 hours per week).

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