Culinary Arts Training

NECAT Students

NECAT (New England Culinary Arts Training) is a tuition-free, 16-week job training program with locations in Boston and Everett. The program equips students with culinary skills, social-emotional development and career-readiness for success and long-term financial stability. Participants receive hands-on lessons, real-world experience, resume and interview skills and introductions to employers like Encore Boston Harbor, Boston Park Plaza, Whole Foods, Legal Sea Foods, Sodexo and more. Graduates can earn up to $23 right out of the program!
Upcoming start dates are: 

September 11 at our Boston Training Center, classes held Monday - Friday from 9am - 3pm
September 30 at our Everett location, classes held Monday - Thursday, 3pm - 9pm

For more information on how to enroll, visit or call 617-442-3600, ext 704

All interested students must attend an Info Session before enrolling. For our Boston location, Info Sessions are held every Tuesday at 9:30am at 23 Bradston Street. For our Everett program, Info Sessions are held at the Shute Memorial Public Library in Everett on Fridays at 11:00am. No RSVP required.