Sous Chef Certification Course

Junior Sous Chef Certification Course For Teens

We were (in 2022) at the The Stone Soup Company and had a fantastic time!

As Ilya watched many restaurants over the years throw away 25-30% of their ingredients this always bothered him and he vowed that at The Stone Soup Company this will never happen. So an interesting concept was born one week before opening the restaurant. All unused produce is made into a vegetable soup and donated to local Tampa Bay Harvest for redistribution. For every cup of soup sold in the restaurant, a cup of soup is donated at the end of the week. Grants are being applied for and this program will continue to grow. It’s the hope of Ilya and his staff that the idea catches on at other restaurants and more Stone Soup can be made in the Tampa Community.

All 9 Sous Chefs worked with their new Chefs and Instructors for the class to make a vegetable soup with chicken. In combination with The Stone Soup Company and Junior Chefs of America this soup was donated to the homeless. Way to go Sous Chefs!

 Our Chefs / Instructors Were

Chef Ashley, Chef Rick, Chef Shawn, Chef Karen, Chef Keith & Sharlene.

Meet Our Sous Chefs for 2022 Program

Sous Chef Jason, Sous Chef Holly, Sous Chef Dominic, Sous Chef Noah, Sous Chef Victoria, Sous Chef JaVin, Sous Chef Celina, Sous Chef Raema, Sous Chef Kamden.

Marriott Westshore Tampa

July 23, 2023

Time: 5pm – 7pm
Dancing: 7pm – 9pm
Dinner will be served.
Grand Ballroom

1001 N. Westshore Blvd
Tampa, Florida 33607

Graduation Donation Cost
$35- $150pp

We’d like to take this time to say thanks for helping shape the lives of our Teens in America through The Junior Sous Chef Certification Course. All Graduation Donation Costs Are Fully Tax Deductible. Tax Deductible Letters Given for Each Donor.

To all Sous Chef Parents / Guardians,
Please complete both of the waiver forms here. All sous chef participants must have these forms completed prior the first day of class. This year (2023) our class begins June 5th.

For the scheduled classes please refer to your handouts. 
Or contact our school at (813) 408 1078.

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To all Sous Chef Students,
This is the portal where you will upload your homework and your extra credit assignments. Please note, homework is due by 11.59pm each Friday after the current week’s lessons.

Any homework assignment turned in after 11:59pm on that Friday will be considered late, and will go against your final grading session.

This program is made possible through corporate sponsors and public donations. 2023 Sponsorship Packages Available December 1, 2022!

We greatly appreciate your support!

Several Ways To Help Sous Chef Upcoming Event for 2023

Title Hosting Restaurant

VIP Sponsors

Corporate Sponsors

Keynote Speakers at Graduation

Xiomara Mora
Student Chapter President (Florida)

Chef Michael Baugh
Renowned Chocolatier

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