Location São Paulo
Grantee 2012
Attended areas Education and Culture

Curso Profissionalizante em Cozinha

São Paulo, Latin America’s center of finance and trade, is the most populous city in Brazil and receives millions of visitors annually. Unfortunately, there is a lack of qualified labor force to meet the potential employment opportunities in such a high-growth city. Unemployment is high, particularly amongst youth in the city’s periphery.

Gastromotiva provides practical instruction to young people interested in the food industry, using the culinary arts as a means of social and economic inclusion. With BrazilFoundation’s support, Gastromotiva will offer practical and theoretical instruction in culinary arts, event planning, helping to promote a spirit entrepreneurship, preparing low income youth for the job market and supporting the development of further social ventures.


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