We’re growing a community of healthy eaters — and it starts with teaching young people how to cook.
We focus on teaching cooking in underserved communities.
Why? Because for young people and families who are on a budget and want to eat healthy food in a regular way, there’s only one way to do it: learn to cook.
Our programs are designed as joyful, hands-on experiences with fresh, delicious, and whole foods to inspire students to establish healthy cooking and eating habits to last a lifetime.
From city to farm
In underserved communities where processed, high-calorie foods are prevalent, and healthy, whole foods are scarce, The Sylvia Center provides essential programs that teach young people the skills they need to lead healthy, productive lives.learn more
Smoky Black Bean Beet Burgers
These smoky black bean beet burgers feature beans, quinoa, mushrooms and beets that, together, create an extremely satisfying dish. Protein is usually the “star” of any dish, and often times…Read More
In the Kitchen with the Executive Chefs of Quality Meats, NYC
The Teen Apprenticeship program is in full swing at The Sylvia Center. With over 20 weeks of training and practice this school year, our teens are learning the basics of…Read More