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PRESS RELEASE - 01 September 2020
The Food Dreams Foundation co-founded by Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Mrs. Louise Vongerichten Ulukaya and Chef Cedric Vongerichten, and the Swiss Alpine Center, a hospitality and tourism management education provider have partnered to assist students in accessing the Food Dreams Scholarship and Mentorship Program in Greece.
The Food Dreams Foundation will offer scholarships for students interested in enrolling in the Swiss Alpine Diploma in Culinary Arts offered at its partner Campus in Greece. Students selected as part of the Scholarship & Mentorship Program are provided both financial and culinary career support. These opportunities can include training programs within Jean-Georges restaurants, post-graduation mentorship, externships and career opportunities*. For more information about this program and the criteria for applying please visit www.fooddreams.org/apply.
“Family, education, philanthropy and dreams [were] our core values when we first decided to create the Food Dreams Foundation,” said Louise Vongerichten, who added: “We want to give back and help students to pursue their dreams in the culinary world, while being a family project and having fun with it.”
This scholarship will be eligible for students who have graduated high school, or at an international equivalent, have demonstrated a financial need, are in a good academic and disciplinary standing.
All candidates will agree to commit to a period of studying followed by a Food Dreams post-graduate program at several Jean-Georges Vongerichten's properties (subject to restaurant needs availability), for a period of at least one year.
For more information, please contact Mrs. Sybil Hofmann at [email protected]
*Internships, externships and career opportunities are subject to availability