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					CAREERS THROUGH
CULINARY ARTS PROGRAM
      2012 C-CAP ANNUAL REPORT
    On what my mother earned, I did not
    even think a college education would
    have been possible until C-CAP. Now,
    11 years later, I am accomplishing my
    dream, as well as my mother’s, of owning
    my own restaurant.
                                                     Diannah Pena-Paradiso
       C-CAP Graduate, 1993 - Full scholarship, Culinary Institute of America
                               Pastry Chef, Gotham Bar and Grill, New York




                                                                                I have been a proud supporter of C-CAP for many years.
                                                                                Their program has touched so many young people’s lives in a
                                                                                meaningful way. It’s wonderful that we can use the kitchen and
                                                                                our love of food to create so many successful careers.
                                                                                                                                                               Lidia Bastianich
                                                                                                                Chef, Restaurant Owner, Author, and Host of PBS TV’s Lidia’s Italy
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    The net effect of C-CAP is that both the
    students and the food industry benefit.
    C-CAP gives life-changing opportunities to
    disadvantaged students, and the industry
    makes use of their talents. I encourage
    all chefs, owners, and leaders in the food
    service industry to join me in supporting
    this wonderful organization.

                             Tim Zagat
                        Co-Chair, Zagat
             C-CAP Board Vice-Chairman




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    RICHARD GRAUSMAN                                                          FOUNDER & CHAIRMAN                      SUSAN ROBBINS                                                   PRESIDENT


                                   Twenty-three years ago, when I founded Careers through Culinary Arts               For the past year, I have had the enormous privilege of serving as President of
                                   Program (C-CAP), I discovered that culinary arts programs in many of our           Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) and building upon the work
                                   schools were failing their students. High school seniors were unprepared for       and vision of C-CAP Founder and Chairman, Richard Grausman. I am thrilled to
                                   either college or a job, and many were considered lost causes. What would          report that C-CAP has grown and accomplished much in 2012. Just look at all
                                   their futures be? I believed that many of these students had the potential to      the 2012 C-CAP Highlights on page 14 to see what we have been cooking up.
                                   thrive in the food industry. My belief proved to be true.
                                                                                                                      It is easy to see how C-CAP transforms lives. Many of our graduates, who were
                                   Having taught French cooking to Americans for eighteen years, I knew I could       considered at risk, are now executive chefs, executive pastry chefs, sommeliers,
                                   inspire culinary arts instructors to teach French recipes and techniques. I also   and food and beverage managers at some of the finest restaurants and hotels in
                                   knew that their students could master the skills needed for jobs in the            the U.S. Our students and graduates inspire us to steadfastly pursue new
                                   foodservice and hospitality industries. What I could never have imagined was       opportunities in the food industry, including television, development of culinary
                                   the scale on which C-CAP would change lives.                                       products and food manufacturing. As the world becomes increasingly digital,
                                                                                                                      we offer online learning tools, and we are pioneering online certification of skills,
                                   Success came quickly. Teachers, many of whom were the first in their schools       which will be an asset to alumni entering the job market.
                                   to send students on to college with full-tuition scholarships, gained new
                                   stature among their colleagues. New kitchens were built for them and money         We have a motto: Once you’re in C-CAP, you’re in it for life. With social media,
                                   was found to buy food and equipment. Without these remarkable educators,           our weekly blog, and extensive, ongoing development of alumni programs—
                                   our work would not be possible.                                                    including employment, event, and mentoring opportunities—we continuously
                                                                                                                      help our students and graduates in their careers.
    As C-CAP grew, I found ways for the industry to help. Manufacturers and suppliers donated food items and
    equipment, and chefs came into the classrooms. Culinary schools gave scholarships, and restaurants hired          Students and their families are struggling more than ever to pay for post-secondary/college education, and in
    our graduates.                                                                                                    2012, we distributed over $3.2 million dollars in scholarships. Many C-CAP supporters expanded their giving,
                                                                                                                      and many chefs and restaurateurs participated in our fundraisers. A big shout-out goes to Michael McCarty,
    I am thrilled by the successes of our students. Some who were not expected to go to college earned 4.0 GPAs       our 2012 New York Annual Benefit Honoree, and to Co-Chairs Bette Midler and Martin Von Haselburg. Their
    and went on to attain master’s degrees. Many students once considered at risk are now thriving executive          help with our fundraising was invaluable.
    chefs and even restaurant owners. Graduates often say that their successes came simply “because you
    believed in me.”                                                                                                  C-CAP programs would be impossible without the incredible support of our donors, mentoring chefs,
                                                                                                                      restaurant owners, and food industry members. With your support, at-risk students of today become successful
    Along with the extraordinarily talented and dedicated staff of C-CAP, we’ve learned never to prejudge the         “culinarians” of tomorrow. From all of us here at C-CAP—including our wonderful students and teachers—we
    potential of our students or to put limits on their ability to succeed. What I created twenty-three years ago     extend a heartfelt Thank You.
    was a blueprint for success, and C-CAP continues today to make a dramatic difference in the lives of many
    young people.




                                                                 Richard Grausman, Founder and Chairmen                                                                                 Susan Robbins, President
                                                                 Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP)                                                                          Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP)




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    OUR MISSION

    The mission of Careers through
    Culinary Arts Program is to promote
    and provide career opportunities
    in the foodservice industry for
    underserved youth through
    culinary arts education
    and employment.




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     WHO WE ARE
     Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP),             the DC area; Hampton Roads, VA; Chicago; Los Angeles;
     founded in 1990, provides innovative culinary education,   and Arizona. Each year, the organization touches the
     career opportunities and scholarships to underserved       lives of over 12,000 students and over 200 teachers.
     youth in U.S. public high schools. Ours is the only        Students learn marketable skills and, because cooking is
     culinary-oriented program that exclusively serves          universal, the career opportunities are endless. As our
     disadvantaged youth and awards millions of dollars in      graduates enter the culinary world, it becomes a vibrant
     scholarships each year to post-secondary institutions      space filled with creativity and diversity.
     specializing in food and hospitality curricula. For our
     students, C-CAP is a spark that ignites a lifelong flame   We provide teacher and student training, curriculum
     of passion for the food industry.                          enrichment, college and career advising and culinary
                                                                competitions. Each spring, we hold a Cooking Compe-
     C-CAP was founded by Richard Grausman, renowned            tition for Scholarships in all our program cities, where
     cookbook author, culinary educator and recipient of        talented, motivated students vie for full and partial
     numerous awards, including the President’s Service         scholarships to top culinary and hospitality schools
     Award and James Beard Humanitarian Award. Estab-           throughout the nation.
     lished in 12 New York City schools, C-CAP is now in 178
     schools and many locations: New York City; Philadelphia;




                                     I commend C-CAP for all
                       of its success in bringing new talent
                                     and diversity to our field.
                               It is an amazing organization.
                                                                          Tom Collichio
                                                      Chef, Restaurant Owner, and Author




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     WHAT WE DO
     C-CAP prepares students for positions in quality restaurants, hotels, schools, hospitals, corporate dining, food
     manufacturing and other major venues in the food industry. We are continuously exposing our students to cutting edge
     opportunities and experiences, while providing lifelong career guidance.

       JOB TRAINING, INTERNSHIPS,                                      ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP
       AND CAREER ADVISING                                             AND COOKING COMPETITIONS
       C-CAP students are given opportunities in job-                  Competitions in which our students compete
       readiness training, job shadows and internships in              for scholarships to top culinary colleges, cooking
       top dining establishments nationwide, where C-CAP               schools and universities that offer a broad range of
       students are mentored by experienced chefs. These               culinary arts and hospitality management courses.
       students gain experience for entry-level jobs in
       restaurants, hotels, schools, hospitals and other               ALUMNI RELATIONS
       major foodservice venues. Ongoing counseling                    Ongoing support for C-CAP grads, including
       alerts the students to job opportunities and helps              job training, career advice and development,
       our alumni advance their careers.                               community engagement through social media
                                                                       and Culinary Agents, an online job-search service
       TEACHER TRAINING                                                inspired by a C-CAP alum.
       Professional-development sessions build
       culinary instruction skills and knowledge. Our                  PRODUCT DONATIONS
       training program enhances student learning and                  Kitchen equipment and ingredients provided by
       performance outcomes.                                           industry sponsors to furnish under-equipped and
                                                                       under-stocked classroom kitchens.
       COLLEGE ADVISING AND COLLEGE 101
       Advice and guidance for C-CAP high school
       seniors to ensure their success in college and,
       upon graduation, in the culinary industry.




                              The cooking competition and the Awards Breakfast
                           are among the most moving and inspirational I’ve ever
                      attended. They gave me a great appreciation for the impact
                                   C-CAP has on the lives of everyone it touches.
                                                                               Regina Varolli, Huffington Post
                                           Author: 99 Things You Wish You Knew Before Going To Culinary School



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     2012 HIGHLIGHTS
       Based on the C-CAP 2012 Alumni Survey*, the                    We place our first flavorist (a specialist in the
       high school graduation rate for C-CAP students                 creation of natural and artificial flavors) in a
       is at 99%, way above the national average of 72%.              paid internship, which results in a full-time job.
                                                                      There are only 200 senior flavorists in the U.S.
       C-CAP awards over $3.2 million dollars in
       post-secondary school scholarships.                            We are designated as the beneficiary of a new
                                                                      online jobsite, Culinary Agents, where C-CAP
       C-CAP graduates Lasheeda Perry and Lester Walker               students and alumni will be recognized for their
       win top honors and $10,000 each for their stellar              skills and experience in the food industry.
       performances on the Food Network’s top rated
       shows, Sweet Genius and Chopped.                               Marcus Samuelsson wins $50,000 on the
                                                                      Food Network’s Chopped All-Stars and donates
       We establish our program in 15 additional                      the prize to C-CAP.
       schools and more than double our job training
       and summer internship programs.                                Our Teacher Development includes two exciting
                                                                      classes. French Culinary Institute Dean, Chef Andre
       We enhance our curriculum with the inclusion                   Soltner, demonstrates how to prepare Salmon en
       of video technology from the Rouxbe Online                     Croute, and French Culinary Institute Professor,
       Cooking School.                                                Herve Malvert, teaches molecular gastronomy.
       We partner with the Monday Campaigns and the                   Monroe College increases scholarships from eight
       American Institute for Cancer Research to offer,               two-year associate’s degrees to eight full-tuition,
       exclusively to C-CAP students, “Healthy Recipe”                four-year bachelor’s degrees.
       contests for scholarships. The recipes are created             The French Culinary Institute awards a
       to combat obesity, diabetes and heart disease.                 Restaurant Management Scholarship to C-CAP
                                                                      alumnus Alvy Hyppolite in honor of George Lang.



                                                   C-CAP MILESTONES

     1990 RICHARD GRAUSMAN ESTABLISHES C-CAP           2012
     + 12 Teachers                                      + 220,000 Students                   + $3,200,000 in scholarships distributed
     + 12 New York City High Schools                    + 500+ Teachers                      + $37,000,000 in scholarship funds
     + $25,000 in Scholarship Funds                     + 178 Schools                          distributed since inception

     + $10,000 in Product Donations                                                          + $3,800,000 in product donations
                                                                                               distributed since inception




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     AMAR SANTANA                                               ALUMNUS                                                     FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO HOT CHEF
                                                                                                                            Lester Walker’s creative and innovative way with food delights his diners every day. A C-CAP alumnus, Walker
                                                                                                                            honed his skills in some of New York City’s top kitchens and with top chefs, including Avenue Bistro with Scott
                                                                                                                            Campbell; Tabla with Floyd Cardoz; the FattyCrab restaurants, Stephen Starr’s Buddakan; and Jean-Georges
                                                                                                                            Vongerichten’s Spice Market.
     A C-CAP KITCHEN LEADS TO THE AMERICAN DREAM
     Born in the Dominican Republic, the story of C-CAP graduate Amar Santana is richly resonant of the American            DISCOVERING POTENTIAL                                     ADDING GREAT TASTE
     dream. Amar learned English quickly, enrolled in C-CAP and won a C-CAP competition and full scholarship to the         “C-CAP changed my life by a 180-degree turn,” says        Today, Lester is the Sous Chef at Madison Square Garden,
     Culinary Institute of America (CIA). In addition, Amar was awarded a trip to London’s Le Cordon Bleu and positions     Lester, “from not knowing what [to] do with my life       where he presides over an assortment of foods created by
     at top American restaurants. Now, he’s the owner of the highly acclaimed restaurant, Broadway by Amar Santana.         besides thinking the only way to succeed was to play      a roster of food stars: Chefs Jean-Georges Vongerichten;
                                                                                                                            basketball and sports or sell drugs.” Lester not only     Andrew Carmellini; Aquagrill chef and owner Jeremy
     INTERN, EXTERN, SCHOLAR, CHEF                               ALUM GIVES BACK                                            discovered that he had other choices, but also saw        Marshall; and restaurateur Drew Nieporent.
                                                                                                                            great potential in himself. When he entered the C-CAP
     On his path to culinary stardom, Amar interned at two       Passionate about all things pork, Amar was at the helm                                                               INSPIRATION AND MOTIVATION
                                                                                                                            Cooking Competition in 1998, he won a $10,000
     famous Manhattan restaurants: Chef David Waltuck’s          of the July 2012 PigOut in Newport Beach, California.
                                                                                                                            scholarship to the New York Restaurant School. “It felt   Chef Lester inspires New Yorkers with his food and his
     Chanterelle; and Chef Charlie Palmer’s Aureole. Palmer      The tasting delighted all while being the first-ever
                                                                                                                            awesome and I realized that I had other talents,” says    family with his accomplishments. First in his family to go
     asked Amar to return to Aureole upon his graduation         C-CAP benefit presented by one of our graduates.
                                                                                                                            Lester, who ultimately decided to attend Johnson &        to college, he is not the last: he encouraged his mother
     from CIA in 2002. By 2003, Amar was the restaurant’s
                                                                 ACCOLADES FOR AMAR                                         Wales University and made the Dean’s List.                to earn her GED and get a college degree.
     sous chef. Amar was then tapped by Palmer again in
     2007 to run the kitchen of his first Southern California    Today Amar is the award-winning chef and owner of his                                                                It is simply remarkable what can come of a demi-glace
     restaurant, Charlie Palmer at Bloomingdale’s in South       own restaurant in Laguna Beach, Broadway by Amar                                                                     and a dream when you have a little help.
     Coast Plaza. Amar proved himself quickly, earning four      Santana. The restaurant has earned a 2012 Award for
     stars from the Orange County Register and a spot on         Excellence from Wine Spectator, is on Opentable’s 100
     the Top Ten Restaurants list in Orange Coast Magazine.      Best American Hotspots, and just received a rating of 26
                                                                 from Zagat. Chef Santana is proof that C-CAP brings
                                                                 out the best in young people.                                                                                 The thing I love most about this
                                                                                                                                                                               job is having the opportunity to
                                                                                                                                                                               teach people about food, how to
                                                                                                                                                                               care for food, and to take pride in
                                                                                                                                                                               what they are doing.
                                                           Thanks to C-CAP and a lot
                                                           of hard work, I have an amazing
                                                           life I would never have
                                                           dreamed possible.
                                                                                                                            LESTER WALKER                                             ALUMNUS



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     SEEING THE FUTURE, BRIGHTLY
     Roosevelt High School student Jeanine Williams lived for years with her parents and three siblings in a two-bedroom
     apartment in the Anacostia district of Washington, D.C. Sadly, views of a better life can easily be obstructed in
                                                                                                                           DEMITRIUS SIMMONS                                                        ALUMNUS
     Anacostia. Jeanine had wanted to be a chef since the age of twelve years and wondered if it would ever be possible
     for her. Then she joined C-CAP and everything changed. Participating in the C-CAP Job Training Initiative, Jeanine
     realized that her dream actually could come true.                                                                     GOOD SCHOOLING IN GOOD FOOD
                                                                                                                           Thanks to his outgoing personality, enthusiasm and respectful manner, Food & Finance High School senior Demitrius
     DUSTING OFF A DREAM                                         PUTTING WIT AND WHISK TO THE TEST                         Simons has always stood out in a crowd. But while Demitrius was always the first to volunteer for all assignments, he
                                                                                                                           had a tough time getting things done—until C-CAP.
     Earnest and hard working, Jeanine eagerly followed          Determined and driven, Jeanine found herself thinking
     C-CAP’s “recipe for success.” She showed up on time,        more and more about the C-CAP Cooking Competition
     demonstrated interest and a strong desire to learn, and     for Scholarships. And she was ready. In March of 2012,    CAREER DREAMS AND C-CAP CONVERGE                               LEARNING BY EXAMPLE
     asked thought-provoking questions. Jeanine also             she competed in the competition and won a substantial     Even before C-CAP, Demitrius dreamed of a career in            A Voce is one of New York City’s celebrated restaurants,
     learned basic knife skills, along with kitchen safety and   award. Jeanine is now the proud recipient of a full,      the food industry. The problem was that he wasn’t sure         and as Demitrius says, he soon discovered that he
     sanitation. She followed the C-CAP program and school       four-year scholarship to Johnson & Wales University in    what skills and tools he needed. When Demitrius enrolled       “needed to change” to achieve his career goal. Treated
     rules, and the result was a whopping 3.5 GPA.               Denver. Valued at $104,000, the scholarship does not      in our job-training program, both his teacher and              as a professional at the restaurant, Demitrius was
                                                                 include room and board, but Jeanine is undaunted.         classmates began to notice the young man’s newfound            expected to contribute to the kitchen, and sometimes
                                                                 She will use her federal student aid to make up the       sense of commitment and a more positive attitude about         there were bumps in the road. But in weekly meetings
                                                                 difference—and keep on cooking.                           his abilities. Demitrius soon realized that if he faithfully   with C-CAP staff, Demitrius welcomed performance
                                                                                                                           followed C-CAP’s program, he would have the opportu-           assessments that helped him understand where he
                                                                                                                           nity to achieve culinary success. In fact, the “big moment”    needed to improve. He was also excited to develop keen
                                                                                                                           for Demitrius occurred when he graduated from C-CAP            insight into his chosen field. Working hard, Demitrius
                                                                                                                           and was immediately recruited as an intern for Chef            met the expectations of his supervisors—and his own.
                                                                                                                           Missy Robbins and her team at A Voce restaurant.               At the end of the summer, he was thrilled to share that
                                                           C-CAP has given me a                                                                                                           A Voce offered him a paid position during weekends
                                                                                                                                                                                          throughout the school year!
                                                           brighter future. It never occurred
                                                           to my young teenage mind
                                                           that I would ever have money
                                                                                                                                                                                 Before C-CAP, I didn’t know why I
                                                           for an education.
                                                                                                                                                                                 kept falling short with my responsibilities.
                                                                                                                                                                                 I learned that I had to keep focused
                                                                                                                                                                                 and organized. As you taught me…It is
                                                                                                                                                                                 the difference from being good
     JEANINE WILLIAMS                                                  ALUMNA                                                                                                    and being great.




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                                                                                                                                               AN AWARD-WINNING CHEF, RESTAURATEUR AND AUTHOR MIXES WELL WITH C-CAP
     TERRY MATSIS                                            C-CAP TEACHER                                                                     Marcus Samuelsson is the renowned chef and owner of the restaurants Red Rooster Harlem, Ginny’s Supper Club,
                                                                                                                                               Norda, Street Food, and Marc Burger. Chef Samuelsson is also the author of the New York Times best seller Yes, Chef
                                                                                                                                               and New American Table. Here, he talks about his involvement with C-CAP.

                                                                                                                                               BECOMING A PART OF THE MIX                                     GROWING IMPACT, GROWING VALUE
     COOKING UP A BETTER LIFE IN THE KITCHEN
                                                                                                                                               I love the idea of teaching life skills through food to high   I have seen firsthand how valuable C-CAP is and how it
     “Those Who Can, Do; Those Who Can’t, Teach.” It may be an age-old axiom, but for C-CAP teacher extraordinaire
                                                                                                                                               school students, and C-CAP provides me with that               has grown. It began as a unique and valuable program
     Aristotle “Terry” Matsis, those words are simply not true. For Matsis, who daily inspires high school students and helps
                                                                                                                                               opportunity. It has also been a great way for me to give       for inner-city kids. Now, it is also a go-to source for
     them find their way in the world, teaching is just as important as doing.
                                                                                                                                               back to both the local community and the culinary              culinary leaders who need well-trained cooks. C-CAP
                                                                                                                                               community. C-CAP Founder and Chairman Richard                  alumni working throughout the food industry are living
     YOU CAN DO AND TEACH                                           work. Maybe the hardest work these kids will ever have to                  Grausman approached me to help the organization                testimony to the organization’s goal of transforming
     Matsis started his career in the restaurant business with      do. I let them know that right away.” Matsis also                          when I was Executive Chef at Aquavit in New York City          lives through the culinary arts.
     his family, who opened and sold about 15 New York City         ensures equal treatment for all in his classroom: no                       over fifteen years ago, and my relationship with C-CAP
                                                                    matter their academic or personal situation, everyone                      has been evolving ever since. I began by hiring students,      OPENING UP THE CULINARY WORLD
     restaurants. Matsis then decided to share his vast knowl-
     edge of all things food, and he is now in his 24th year of     learns all aspects of the kitchen, from cooking to cleaning.               and now I am very involved with C-CAP’s activities and         As an American chef, I consider it important to inject
     teaching. At Long Island City High School, he embodies                                                                                    serve on its Board of Directors. I was delighted to be         diversity into our kitchens, and I strive to hire from
                                                                    THE C-CAP WALL OF FAME                                                     able to spread the word, on national television and            different communities. Through C-CAP, chefs like me
     the essence of the C-CAP mission: motivating, inspiring,
     and helping students to develop not only the skills and        To motivate students, Matsis created an ingenious tool                     during my book tour around the country, about the              can learn a lot about different backgrounds, add
     techniques needed for leadership in the industry, but          for his kitchen: a C-CAP Wall of Fame. With nearly 100                     organization’s remarkable work.                                significant diversity to the industry, and improve the
     also a healthy portion of self-esteem.                         names from over 10 years of success, this wonderful                                                                                       workforce. C-CAP chefs also help foster cross-cultural
                                                                    Wall is accompanied by inspiring stories of success of                                                                                    exchange of culinary ideas, and that is exciting for the
     HARD WORK AND EQUAL TREATMENT                                  C-CAP graduates who are now acclaimed chefs,                                                                                              profession—and delightful for the diner.
     Matsis knows that hard work is the most direct path to         bakers, or authors. “They know those kids were from
     success. “The culinary industry is fabulous, and you can       similar backgrounds,” says Matsis, “and it really
     make a good living doing it,” says Matsis, “but, it is hard    motivates them. They know they just need to work
                                                                    hard and to have the chance.”                                                                                                     Through C-CAP, young students
                                                                    Terry Matsis, with the support of C-CAP, proves daily that
                                                                    teaching is as good as doing. His students have, and will,                                                                        who would not have even looked at
                                                                    become “those who can.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                      fine dining as a profession can
                                                                                                                                                                                                      develop productive careers
                                                           Every student has to do everything.                                                                                                        and better lives.
                                                           It doesn’t matter if you’re the best
                                                           student. It doesn’t matter if you’re a
                                                           student that has struggled. Every student
                                                           has to prep. Every student has to sweep the                                        MARCUS SAMUELSSON                                                              CHEF-OWNER/AUTHOR
                                                           floor and help clean up.




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     PRESSURE COOKER
     One of C-CAP’s biggest milestones is Pressure Cooker, the 2008 award-winning, Emmy-
     nominated feature documentary. This compelling film demonstrates how a C-CAP teacher in
     our Philadelphia program transforms the lives of her students. The Village Voice called Pressure
     Cooker “A reminder of what the right teacher can mean for a kid looking for a way out.”
                                                                                                 Alan Fisher
                                                                                    Owner, Fisher Associates
                                                                                      C-CAP Board Member

                  ...moving,
          inspirational and
       tremendously real...
                                                                                ...real uplift
      an absorbing, highly
                                                                                in a story of high
          engaging look at
                                                                                school students
           a year in the life
                                                                                inspired to cook -
          of a Philadelphia
                                                                                yes, cook - their way
      high school culinary
                                                                                to a better future...
                arts class...
                                                                                a heart-grabbing,
                  Gary Goldstein                                                awe-inspiring work
               Los Angeles Times
                                                                                that needs no
                                                                                embellishment.
                                                                                Steven Rea
                                                                                Philadelphia Inquirer


                                   Produced and directed by Jennifer Grausman
                                       Directed and edited by Mark Becker



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     HOW TO HELP
     Your support helps at-risk students succeed and                  OTHER WAYS TO HELP:
     develop thriving careers in the food industry.
                                                                         Donate products and/or equipment for our
     YOUR DONATION ENABLES C-CAP TO:                                     culinary classrooms and students

        Transform lives of underserved                                   Provide space for student and alumni
        high school students                                             activities or fundraising events

        Enroll more students throughout the                              Host a fundraiser to benefit C-CAP
        nation in our programs                                           Follow us on Twitter:
        Grow our scholarship fund                                        twitter.com/ccapinc
                                                                         “Like” us on Facebook:
                                                                         facebook.com/CCAPinc
     Please visit www.ccapinc.org and
     click Donate Online, or:                                         FOR MORE INFORMATION,
     Send a check payable to Careers through                          PLEASE CONTACT:
     Culinary Arts Program, Inc., to:                                 Amy Wickstein
     Careers through Culinary Arts Program, Inc.                      212-974-7111, extension 12
     250 West 57th Street, Suite 2015                                 awickstein@ccapinc.org
     New York, NY 10107




                             I grew up wanting to be a chef and C-CAP made
                     that dream come true. I received a full scholarship to the
                    French Culinary Institute. C-CAP truly helped me find my
                   passion for food, which is essential to work in this industry.
                                                                                             Johnny Cardenas
                                              C-CAP Graduate, 2002 - Full scholarship, French Culinary Institute
                                                                           Sous Chef, Four Seasons Hotel, NYC


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                                  2011 DISTRIBUTION OF PROGRAM SERVICES


                                                                    1%                       AFTER SCHOOL
                                                                                             $42,726
                                                                         3%



                                                                          2%
                                                                            3%               JOB DEVELOPMENT
                                                                                             $128,571              FINANCIAL OVERVIEW
                                                                                             COLLEGE ADVISING
                                                                                             $114,190
              CULINARY ARTS
              EDUCATION
              $3,723,142
                                                       91%                                   TEACHER TRAINING
                                                                                             $88,561
                                                                                                                    I’ve seen tremendous growth in this organization
                                                                                                                    through the years and the wonderful effect it’s had on
                                                                                                                    so many students. I’m proud to say that more than 85%
     ASSETS                                                  CHANGES IN UNRESTRICTED NET ASSETS
                                                                                                                    of C-CAP’s funding directly supports its programs.
     CASH AND CASH EQUIVALENTS                               Revenue and Other Support                $3,051,773                                                                   Stanley Zabar
      Unrestricted                           $1,478,027      Additional Contributions and Other       $1,642,286                                                  Vice President, Zabar & Co., Inc.
      Temporarily Restricted                 $149,623        Satisfaction of Program Restrictions     $84,453                                                              C-CAP Board Member
                                                             Total Revenue & Other Support            $4,778,943
      Unconditional Promises to Give         $36,720
      Investments                            $268,228        EXPENSES
      Accounts Receivable                    $61,320         PROGRAM SERVICES
      Prepaid Expenses & Security Deposits   $62,631          Culinary Arts Education                 $3,723,142                      2011 DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS USED
      PP&E, at cost,                                          After School                            $42,726
      Net of Accum. Depreciation             $6,734           Job Development                         $128,571
     Total Assets                            $2,063,283       College Advising                        $114,190
                                                              Teacher Training                        $88,561                                          12%              FUND RAISING
                                                                                                                                                                        & MANAGEMENT
     LIABILITIES AND NET ASSETS                                                                                                                                         $541,604
                                                             Total Program Services                   $4,097,190
      Total Liabilities                      $805,314
                                                             SUPPORTING SERVICES
      Total Net Assets                       $1,257,969
                                                              Management and General                  $386,138
     Total Liabilities & Net Assets          $2,063,283
                                                              Fundraising                             $155,466
                                                             Total Supporting Services                $541,604        TOTAL PROGRAM

                                                             TOTAL EXPENSES                           $4,638,794
                                                                                                                      SERVICES
                                                                                                                      $4,097,190
                                                                                                                                                  88%
                                                             INCREASE IN
                                                             UNRESTRICTED NET ASSETS                  $140,149




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                                                                                                                                                 Walter Haydock, III             Terry & William Pelster            $250-$999                          Therese Hill
                                                                                                                                                 Helms Foundation                Elissa & Rick Phillips             Robert Amico                       Tracy & Todd Hirsch
                                                                                                                                                 Murray Heltzer                  Lori & Steve Pinchasick            Anonymous                          Susie & Stuart Hirshfield
                                                                                                                                                 Hill Country                    Paula & Peter Prentis              David Applegate                    Alan Howard
                                                                                                                                                 Lesley & Joseph Hoopes, Jr.     Bonnie & Richard Reiss             Bruce Baltin                       Hutzler Manufacturing
                                                                                                                                                 Hub International               Donna & Martin Rich                Gloria Barke & Bob Finkel              Company, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                      Northeast Limited          Carolyn Richmond                   Andrea Barke & Steve Selden        Eleni & Troy Ireland



      C-CAP SUPPORTERS
                                                                                                                                                 Imperial Parking                Rise & Marc Robbins                Guillaume Bebear                   Phyllis Isaacson
                                                                                                                                                 Lee Ann & Melvin H. Jacobs      Rolf’s Salon                       Willard Beckham                    David Jacoby & Penny Haberman
                                                                                                                                                      Foundation                 Janet & Marvin Rosen               Amy Behl                           Pat Jasmine
                                                                                                                                                 The Jaffe Foundation            Jeffrey Rosen                      Susan Bickerstaff                  Margy & Everett Jassy
                                                                                                                                                 Bethany & Erik Johnson          Julia Roshkow & Steve Salzman      Matthew Blank                      The Jeanne Sorensen Siegel
                                                                                                                                                 Cindy & Scott Johnson           Katherine Rosman                   Jennifer & Jason Bohle                 Foundation Inc.
                                                                                                                                                 Janis Johnson                       & Joseph Ehrlich               Sara Borders                       Nikki Johnson
                                                                                                                                                 Troy Jones                      RSVP International, Inc.           Nancy Brucker                      KA&F Group, LLC
     C-CAP’S WORK IS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE                                                                                                        Carol & N. Richard Kalikow      Sheryl & William Rubinstein        Linda Burum                        Wayne S. Kabak
                                                                                                                                                 Jill & Myron Kaplan             Susan & Jack Rudin                 Claire Carter & Peter Gould        Joshua Kamin
     GENEROUS SUPPORT OF THE FOLLOWING DONORS:
                                                                                                                                                 Ellen & Ike Kier                Sheri Sandler                      Robert Castellini                  Norene Karon
                                                                                                                                                 Soohyung Kim                    Robin J. Scheman                   Sherrye Chapin                     Leslie & Phil Katz
     $50,000+                          Harold Import Co., Inc.              Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P.   Susan Sayre Batton
                                                                                                                                                 Toni & Warren Kissin                & Sam Litvin MD                Ann Colgin                         Judi & Roy Kaufman
     Charles Hayden Foundation         Hearst Magazines                     Leslie & Steve Jerome            Beatrix Finston Padway Charitable
                                                                                                                                                 Calvin Klein                    John Schimert                      Susan Cover                        Bradley Keare
     Joseph & Sylvia Slifka            Henry E. Niles Foundation, Inc.         Monroe College                    Trust for Arts & Education
                                                                                                                                                 Wendy & Gerald Kleinbaum        Barbara & Robert Schneider         Bret Csencsitz                     Joseph Kernen
        Foundation, Inc.               Jolie Hunt                           K.E.D.S. Foundation, Inc.        Willard & Audrey Bear Foundation
                                                                                                                                                 Marcia & Norman Kleinberg       Jennifer & Art Sezgin              Mitzie Cutler                      Alexandra & Billy Kimball
     The Food Network                  JoAnn C. Holland                     Robert S. Kaplan                    Risa Sontz & Dr. David Bear
                                                                                                                                                 Jack Kliger                     Judy & Irving Shafran              Paul Daitz                         Jodi & Rick Kirkbride
        Marcus Samuelsson              Jones Lang LaSalle/Deborah           Irene Karney                     James C. Benerofe
                                                                                                                                                 Dr. Glenn & Robin Kolansky      Pamela & Arnold Sheiffer           Lori Daniel                        Bob Kratchman
                                           Van der Heyden & Scott Panzer    King & Spalding                  Karen & Michael Berk
     $25,000-$49,999                                                                                                                             Coco & Arie Kopelman            Doreen & Jack Shine                Blythe Danner                      Jerilyn Krawczyk
                                       Julia Child Foundation for           Leavenworth & Felt Family        The Bernheim Foundation
     Chesapeake Bay Wine                                                                                                                         Mario Lamar                     Jeanne & Herb Siegel               Peggy & Richard Danziger           Jenifer Lang
                                           Gastronomy & the Culinary Arts   Joanna Lee                       Cathleen Black & Tom Harvey
        Classic Foundation                                                                                                                       Benjamin V. Lambert             Kathryne & Richard Singleton       Judith Delafield                   Ilisa & David Lansey
                                       The Lacewing Foundation              The Marc Haas Foundation         Mary Boone
     Communities Foundation of Texas                                                                                                             Sue Larky                       Harry Sloan                        James Delfavero                    Frederick Lapham
                                       McDermott, Will & Emery              Diane & Paul Mohilef             Marcia & Tom Borger
        Guil Gaylord                                                                                                                             Helene & James Lawrence         Michael Smalley                    Eydie Desser                       Evelyn & Leonard Lauder
                                           Charitable Foundation            The Nathan Cummings Foundation   Loraine Boyle
     Ronne & Alan Fisher                                                                                                                         Hanna Lee                       Debi & Rick Smilow                 Margot Duffy                       Jen & John Lehman
                                       The Monday Campaign/Sid Lerner       Occom Capital Partners           Mavis Buchholz
     The Grausman Family                                                                                                                         Lehman Foods, Inc.              Jane & James Spingarn              Dugan - Bliss & Associates, Inc.   Elaine Leibsohn
                                       The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation       RayLign Foundation               Phil Campbell
     Lainoff Family Foundation                                                                                                                   William Lerner                  Carol & Richard Stein              Edelson Markerting Inc.            Linda LeRoy-Janklow
                                       Dr. Robert C. &                      Richard Ritholz                  Chocolate Springs
     The Angell Foundation                                                                                                                       Les Dames d’Escoffier           Anna Stewart                       Debbie & Ron Eisenberg             Les Dames d’Escoffier
                                           Tina Sohn Foundation             Santee Education Complex             Joshua Needleman
     Wal-Mart                                                                                                                                         Los Angeles/OC             Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP      Barbara Fairchild & Paul Nagle         Palm Springs
                                       The Neuberger Berman Foundation      Save The Starfish Foundation     Edward Conrad
     Barbara Washkowitz                                                                                                                          Dr. Roy & Mrs. Rachel Levit     Michelle & John Stuart             Fairview Capital Ventures LLC      Caroline Lestime
                                       The Ronald Newburg Foundation        Linda & Richard Schaps           Hillary Cullen
     Zabar’s & Co., Inc.                                                                                                                         James Levy                      Yon Sung                           Cindy & Philip Feder               Susan & Judd Levy
                                       Russell Ferber Foundation            Sealed Air Corporation           Dorothy Cullman Treisman
     Nina & Tim Zagat                                                                                                                            Kathryn Lindsey Jones           Pamela Sweeney & Peter Levenson    Patti & Kenneth Ferrin             Cynthia Lewis
                                       Sharon Sager & Loring Swasey         Meghan & Christopher Simon       Eve & Miguel Damien
                                                                                                                                                      & Landon Jones             Christine Taylor                   Robert Finkel                      Amit Liebersohn
     $10,000-$24,999                   Paul Singer                          Stairway Fund                    Andrea Daniels & Bob Berger
                                                                                                                                                 Frank Lively                    Robert Tillis                      Judi Flom                          Lisa Linden
     Akin Gump Strauss Hauer &         Barbara Slifka                       Sugar Foods Corporation          Ellin & Ron Delsener
                                                                                                                                                 Anne Luzzatto & Gordon Litwin   UBS Financial Services, Inc.       Mike Foley                         Nancy Lindsey
        Feld LLP & Sandi Hallmark      Jackie & Alan Stuart                 Beth Uffner & Robert Goldfarb    Paula & Ed DeYoung
                                                                                                                                                 Sandra MacDonald                V.J. Schrag Family Fund            Kristi Forbes                      Steven Littman
     Asset International, Inc.         Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch              Union Square Hospitality Group   Eileen & John Divers
                                                                                                                                                 Anne & Vincent Mai              Linda Wachner                      Pamela Furr                        Nancy & Alan Locker
     Timothy & Michele Barakett        Mark Weiss                           Vinturi, Inc.                    Beth & Brian Drazin
                                                                                                                                                 Caryn Mandabach                 Peter Ward                         Debbie & Len Gaby                  Marguerita Long
        Foundation                                                          Vornado Realty Trust             DrVino.com
                                       $5,000-$9,999                                                                                             Diane & Michael Marcus          Katherine & Heath Watkin           Sue Gallagher                      Diana Lyne & Ken Aretsky
     BBDO                                                                   Cynthia Warner                   Estee Lauder Co. Inc.
                                       Elizabeth Alston                                                                                          Robinson Markel                 Wynne & Michael Weiner             Cherma & Gary Gitnick              Lili Lynton
     Bloomberg                                                              Suzy & Jack Welch                Ginger & George Elvin
                                       B.R. Guest, Inc.                                                                                          Terri & Philip Marks            Carol S. Weisman                   Kathleen Glenn                     Sirio Maccioni
     Brand Aromatics                                                        Carolan & Peter Workman          Ilene & Jack Engel
                                       Bacardi                                                                                                   John Mathena                    Nancy L. Wender & Steven J. Rand   Nancy Goldberg                     Virginia Mancini
     Diane & Clyde Brownstone                                                                                Emily Fisher Landau
                                       BLT Restaurants                      $1,000-$4,999                                                        Robert E. McCarthy              Jann Wenner & Matt Nye             Maya & Larry Goldschmidt           Gloria & Sidney Mandell
     The Carl & Lily Pforzheimer                                                                             Penelope D. Foley
                                       Joyce Chang & David Robbins          A.C.F. Chefs Association of                                          Beverly & William McKee         Susan L. West                      Janet Goldsmith                    Michael Marocco
        Foundation                                                                                           Frank Galella
                                       The Christopher Ludwick                 Arizona, Inc.                                                     Steven M. Merdinger             Maxine & Greg Wetanson             Nancy & Allan Goodman              Jeanne & David Martowski
     CBS Corporation                                                                                         Vincent Q. Giffuni
                                           Foundation                       Advanced Dermatology                                                 Mountain Institute JTED         Jennifer & Benjamin Whitfield      Timothy Goodwin                    Aristotle Matsis
     Deckers Outdoor Corporation                                                                             Mark Goldberg
                                       Joseph M. Cohen                         Surgery Center                                                    Rebecca Nassikas                White Plains Linen                 Penny Haberman & David Jacoby      Diana Mattson
        (MOZO Shoes)                                                                                         Morris Goldfarb
                                       Dairy Council of Arizona             Lorie Almon                                                          William Nassikas                Jim Wiatt                          Jon Halpern                        Ann McGrath
     Douglas Lane & Associates                                                                               Erik Gordon
                                       Elayne P. Bernstein Fund             Anonymous (7)                                                        Jonathan Nelson                 Madelyn & Steven Wils              Anita & Douglas Harris             Georgia & David Mercer
     Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver                                                                           The Gould-Shenfeld
                                       ESquared Hospitality                 Michele Ateyeh                                                       Robin Niesen-Dracos &           Mikel & Joe Witte                  Michael Harshbarger                Ron Meyer
        & Jacobson LLP                                                                                           Family Foundation
                                       Four Seasons Hotel - Headquarters    James W. Barber                                                           Jonathan Dracos            Kinne & Michael Yon                Linda Herold & Martin Bell         MFS Investment Management
     Lenora & Melvin Ginsberg                                                                                The Harry and Florence
                                       Myrna & Frederic Gershon             Rory Babich                                                          Claire & Peter Odell                                               Elisabeth & Gregory Hersch             & Subsidiaries
     Goldman Sachs & Co.                                                                                         Sloan Foundation




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                                                                                                                                                           Food & Finance High School        StarChefs                        Extra Virgin                       The Strand American Bistro
                                                                                                                                                           Four Seasons Hotels               Stefan’s at L.A. Farm                Chef Joseph Fortunato             Chef Kelvin Fernandez
                                                                                                                                                           Ginny’s Supper Club               Strip House                      Felidia/Chef Fortunato Nicotra     Tribeca Grill
                                                                                                                                                           Glendale Community College        The Strand American Bistro       Food & Wine Magazine                  Chef Stephen Lewandowski
                                                                                                                                                           Gotham Bar & Grill                Sur la Table                     Four Seasons Hotels                Union Square Café
                                                                                                                                                           Gramercy Tavern                   Tribeca Grill                    Gotham Bar & Grill                    Chef Carmen Quagliata
                                                                                                                                                           Guittard Chocolate                The Uhlmann Company                  Chef Alfred Portale            Union Square Hospitality Group


      C-CAP SUPPORTERS
                                                                                                                                                           Harold Import Co., Inc.           Union Square Café                Gramercy Tavern                    Mark Weiss
                                                                                                                                                           Hill Country                      Union Square Hospitality         Harold Import Co.                  Tracey Zabar
                                                                                                                                                           The Islesford Dock Restaurant        Group (USHG)                  Hospitality Quotient               Zabar’s & Company, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                           Institute of Culinary Education   United Federation of Teachers    Ilsley Vineyards                   Zagat
                                                                                                                                                           International Culinary Center     Wegmans Grocery Store            Indulgent Baker Ruby et Violette
                                                                                                                                                           The International Schools            (Largo, MD)                   Institute of Culinary Education    PROFESSIONAL
                                                                                                                                                               at The Art Institutes         The Weston Washington            James Beard Foundation             ASSOCIATIONS
                                                                                                                                                           Johnson & Wales                   Zabar’s & Company, Inc.          Dorothy Jordon                     Professional associations provide
     C-CAP’S WORK IS MADE POSSIBLE BY THE                                                                                                                  Justin Winery                     Zagat Survey, Inc.               Justin Winery                      support to C-CAP by enlisting
     GENEROUS SUPPORT OF THE FOLLOWING DONORS:                                                                                                             K A & F Group, LLC                                                 kibõ/Chef Ayumu Matsuda            industry professionals to mentor
                                                                                                                                                           Kingsborough Community College    ANNUAL BENEFIT                   Limelight Lodge - Aspen            students, coordinating special
     $250-$999 (Continued)                  Marjorie Schulte                    POST-SECONDARY                        INDUSTRY SUPPORTERS                  Kirkland & Ellis LLP              IN-KIND DONATIONS                Loews Hotels                       events and cooking competition
     Janet Millar Shapiro & Scott Shapiro   Patty Scott                         SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS                   Supporters that have hired our       Landhaus                          5Train BBQ                       Loi/Chef Maria Loi                 activities, and offering scholarships
     Annette & Michael Miller               Sandy & Michael Selden              Academy of Culinary Education         students or made in-kind donations   Laurel Regional Hospital          Abigail Kirsch/Chef              Kim and Michael McCarty            and funding for internships and
     Brian Miller                           William Sheridan                    Aramark University of Chicago         to our program of food, services,    Lexington Brasserie                  Philip DeMaiolo               Danny Meyer                        apprenticeship opportunities.
     Dalia & Kip Miller                     Adrianne & William Silver           Arizona Culinary Institute            space or equipment                   Let’s Get Cookin’                 Aldea/Chef George Mendes         Michael’s Restaurants              Organizations supporting our
     Diane Miller                           Nancy & Justin Slatky               Central Arizona College                                                    Loi                               Almond NYC/Chef Jason Weiner         Chefs Kyung Up Lim &           national program include:
                                                                                                                      A Voce
     Charlene Mills & Kevin Barker          Amy Smith                           Chef Eric’s Culinary Classroom                                             Los Angeles Harbor College        Asiate/Chef Toni Robertson           John-Carlos Kuramoto
                                                                                                                      Advanced Technology Center                                                                                                                 ACF Chefs Association
     Alex Mishurov                          Jill & Scott Smith                  Chefs Inc.                                                                 Los Angeles Mission College       Al Roker Productions             Bette Midler
                                                                                                                      Almond NYC                                                                                                                                    of Southern Arizona
     Michelle Monhoff                       Smoochie Bear, L.L.C.               Classic Cooking Academy                                                    Los Angeles Trade                 Aspen Food & Wine Classic        Montage Hotel
                                                                                                                      George Bayuga                                                                                                                              American Institute of
     Ann Moore                              Marilyn Sobel                       The Culinary Institute of America                                              Technical College             A Voce/Chef Missy Robbins        The Modern/Chef Gabriel Kruether
                                                                                                                      Best Manufacturers                                                                                                                            Wine & Food Association
     Pamela Morgan                          Lawrence Solomon                    Culinary Institute of Virginia                                             Lyon Bouchon Moderne              Bacardi North America            Myriad Restaurant Group
                                                                                                                      Bill’s Bar & Burger:                                                                                                                       James Beard Foundation
     Jarrod Moses                           Teri Solomon                        Glendale Community College (CA)                                            The Meatball Shops                Bar Basque/Chef Yuhi Fujinaga    NBC News – “The Today Show”
                                                                                                                          Rockefeller Center                                                                                                                     Les Amis d’Escoffier
     T Clark Munnell Jr                     Marilyn Sorensen                    Indiana University of Pennsylvania                                         The Modern                        Barbuto/Chef Jonathan Waxman     Nederlander Producing
                                                                                                                      Blue Diamond Growers                                                                                                                       Les Dames d’Escoffier
     Jack Myers                             Joanna Stern Loewenberger           Academy of Culinary Arts                                                   Monroe College                    Beacon/Chef Waldy Malouf             Company of America
                                                                                                                      Bloomberg                                                                                                                                  NY Association of Cooking
     Lynn Nesbit                            Michael Stinchcomb                  The Institute of Culinary Education                                        Montage Hotel                     Benoit/Chef Philippe Bertineau   New Leaf Restaurant & Bar
                                                                                                                      BLT Bar & Grill                                                                                                                               Professionals
     Yoko Newburg                           Selma Stoorman                      JNA Institute of Culinary Arts                                             National Harbor Hotel & Resort    Blantyre                             Chef Scott Campbell
                                                                                                                      BLT Fish                                                                                                                                   Society for Foodservice
     Andre Nicholson                        Suzanne Strassburger                International Culinary Center                                              NBC                               BLT Steak/Chef Clifford Crooks   New York Restoration Project
                                                                                                                      BLT Prime                                                                                                                                     Management
     Susan Page & Carl Leubsdorf            TF Cornerstone Inc.                 The International Schools                                                  Nielsen-Massey Vanillas           Blue Hill/Blue Hill at Stone     Nobu 57/Chef Matt Hoyle
                                                                                                                      Bouchon Bakery                                                                                                                             StarChefs
     Maurie Perl                            Kathleen Toppino                        at The Art Institutes                                                  NYC DOE SchoolFood                   Barns/Chef Dan Barber         Oceana/Chef Ben Pollinger
                                                                                                                      Boulud Sud                                                                                                                                 Tidewater International
     Penny & Claudio Pincus                 Kimberly & Dennis Tsesarsky         Johnson & Wales                                                            New York City College             Boulud Sud/Chef Daniel Boulud    The Old Inn on the Green
                                                                                                                      Brasserie 8 1/2                                                                                                                               Foodservice Executives
     William Plante                         Roger Turgeon                       Joliet Junior College                                                          of Technology                 David Burke                      OXO International
                                                                                                                      BR Guest Commissary                                                                                                                           Association
     Gino Polizzotto                        Joan & Bill Vogel                   Kendall College                                                            The New York Times                Canyon Ranch in the Berkshires   Park Avenue Winter
                                                                                                                      Burton’s Grill, Virginia Beach                                                                                                             Virginia Beach Chapter
     Marty Pompadur                         Edward & Dyan Watson                Kingsborough Community College                                             NYU Steinhardt NFSPH              Catch/Chef Thiago Silva              Chef Kevin Lasko
                                                                                                                      Cape School                                                                                                                                   of School Nutrition
     Judith & Peter Price                   Roberta Weintraub                   L’Academie de Cuisine                                                      Nobu 57                           Joyce Chang & David Robbins      Pier Sixty
                                                                                                                      Catch
     Alan Ravitz                            Ronald Weiser                       Le Cordon Bleu Schools                                                     Norfolk Technical Center          Charmer Sunbelt Group            Porter House New York
                                                                                                                      City Winery
     Jodie & Jim Rea                        Ilene Wetson                            North America                                                          Old Glory Restaurant              Mehdi Chellaoui                      Chef Michael Lomonaco
                                                                                                                      Colonial Williamsburg Hospitality
     Perry Reynolds                         Gaylen & Allan White                Lexington College                                                          Olives NY                         Colicchio & Sons/Chef            Red Clover Inn                        A very special thank you
                                                                                                                      Conair
     Nicholas Riegels                       Yvette & Troy Williams              Monroe College                                                             Park Avenue Summer                   Tom Colicchio                 ROW Adventures                        to photographer
                                                                                                                      Compass Group
     Jamie Ritchie                          John Wilson                         New England Culinary Institute                                             Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton     Confetti Cakes                   Sharon Sager                          Jerry Ruotolo for his
                                                                                                                      CO-OP Food & Drink
     Susan Robbins                          Barry Wine                          New York City College                                                          & Garrison LLP                Daniel/Chefs Daniel Boulud &     Marcus Samuelsson/Red Rooster         endless support in
                                                                                                                      Crossland High School
     Janet Roberts                          Josie Witte                             of Technology                                                          The Pierre Hotel                     Sandro Micheli                Sarabeth’s                            capturing our events,
                                                                                                                      Culinary Agents
     Ronald S. Haft Foundation              Doreen Zannis                       Robert Morris University                                                   Porter House New York             Darby Litho                          Chef Sarabeth Levine
                                                                                                                      Cravath, Swaine, & Moore LLP                                                                                                                  competitions and
     Harriette Rose Katz                    Miki & Alan Zeman                   St. Augustine College                                                      Red Rooster                       D’Artagnan                       SD26/Chef Matteo Bergamini
                                                                                                                      Daniel                                                                                                                                        awards ceremonies.
     Steven Rubenstein                      Robert Zimmerman                    Tidewater Community College                                                Restaurant Associates             Andrew Davilman                  SHO/Chef Shaun Hergatt
                                                                                                                      Dos Caminos Restaurants
     Jeffrey Samuels                        Susan Zirinsky & Joseph Peyronnin   Washburne Culinary Institute                                               Rockview Farms                    Mrs. Vincent de Roulet           Shun Lee Palace
                                                                                                                      Dovetail
     Alicia Sanchez                                                             Westlake Culinary Institute                                                Rogers Poultry                    Dovetail/Chef John Fraser            Chef Michael Tong
                                                                                                                      Extra Virgin Restaurant
     Ken & Ritchie Saunders                                                                                                                                The Marcus Samuelsson Group       Maurice Dubois                   Southgate/Chef Kerry Heffernan
                                                                                                                      Filippo Berio
     Paula Schlittenhart                                                                                                                                   Skadden, Arps, Slate,             El Pescador Resort               Sur la Table
                                                                                                                      FLIK International
     Steven Schroko & Frank Webb                                                                                                                               Meagher & Flom                                                 Telepan/Chef William Telepan




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     Thanks to donors, my amazing teachers
     and everyone at C-CAP, my life is so much better
     than I ever thought it could be. C-CAP showed
     me a path that took me through high school
     and into college. Because of C-CAP, I’m
     working in the food world and doing
     what I love. What’s amazing is that
     C-CAP is also a real community that is
     always there to support you, even after
     you’ve graduated from college.
                                         Terra Chapman
                                  C-CAP Graduate 2009
                      Full scholarship, Johnson & Wales
        Flavor Chemist Apprentice, Brand Aromatics, Inc.




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                                                                                                               From the day Richard Grausman taught
                                                                                                               me to make an omelette, I have learned
                                                                                                               about the great successes of C-CAP and
                                                                                                               its graduates. Their work transforms lives
                                                                                                               and is a model for social change.
                                                                                                                                                               Al Roker
                                                                                                                                      President, Al Roker Entertainment
                                                                                                                                        C-CAP Advisory Board Member




     I never thought I would have the chance to join C-CAP, an
     organization of people who invested not only their money, but also
     their time and their lives in the lives of so many students. I am just
     now coming down from the clouds after getting a full-tuition
     scholarship to the Culinary Institute of America!                   Prince De La Cruz
                                                                                     C-CAP Graduate, 2007
                                                             Full scholarship, Culinary Institute of America
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
RICHARD GRAUSMAN                          ALAN FISHER                         MARCUS SAMUELSSON
FOUNDER & CHAIRMAN                        Owner, Fisher Associates            Chef/Owner/Author,
                                                                              Food Republic & Red Rooster
TIM ZAGAT                                 MELVIN GINSBERG, C.P.A.
VICE CHAIRMAN                             Melvin Ginsberg & Associates        BARBARA WASHKOWITZ
Co-Chair, Zagat                                                               President and Owner
                                          SUSAN GRAUSMAN
                                                                              The Dancing Gourmet, Inc.
ALAN L. STUART                            Community Volunteer
TREASURER                                                                     MARK WEISS
                                          SANDRA HALLMARK
Chairman and Managing Member,                                                 Head of Capital Investments,
                                          Partner, Akin Gump
A. L. Stuart and Company, LLC                                                 RFR Holdings
                                          JEFFREY B. SAMUELS
SHARON T. SAGER                                                               STANLEY ZABAR
                                          Partner, Paul Weiss
SECRETARY                                                                     Vice President, Zabar’s & Co., Inc.
Senior Vice President, Investments
UBS Financial Services, Inc.



ADVISORY BOARD
JEFFREY DRYFOOS                           JACQUES PÉPIN                       DONALD G. TOBER
Publisher, Dessert Professional           President, Jacques Pépin, Inc.      Chairman/CEO
                                                                              Sugar Foods Corporation
GALE GAND                                 RENA POCRASS
Executive Pastry Chef/Partner             Consultant for Dobla USA            SCOTT UEHLEIN
TRU, Chicago                                                                  Corporate Chef, Canyon Ranch
                                          JUDITH A. RIZZO, Ed. D.
ROBERT LAUB                               Executive Director & CEO            SUSAN UNGARO
President, Harold Import Company, Inc.    James B. Hunt, Jr. Institute for    President
                                          Educational Leadership and Policy   James Beard Foundation
CARY E. NEFF
Vice President                            AL ROKER                            SHERRY YARD
Corporate Culinary Services,              NBC                                 Executive Pastry Chef
Morrison Management Specialists                                               Spago, Beverly Hills




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