Opportunities Kitchen is dedicated to enriching the lives of Opportunity Youth by developing vocational and life-skills that will prepare them for the jobs of the future in order to develop a highly skilled workforce that creates economic prosperity for both our students and our community partners. In essence Opportunities Kitchen is the bridge between unemployed youth and skilled labor vacancies for the Portland Metro Area.

Talent is Universal. Opportunity is not


Introduce skills to maintain a healthy and nutritionally balanced lifestyle through hands-on cooking and kitchen training.

Immersive “Seed to Table” career education and vocational training encompassing all aspects of the food industry and its supporting trades.

Five year commitment to build, foster and assist with the skills necessary to seek and gain employment.

 To provide the education and tools for Portland’s disconnected youth to live a life of health, wellness, self-sustainability, contribution and service to their communities.