Promise Culinary School will host open houses for the community and prospective students on Thursday, June 21, from noon to 3 p.m. and 5  to 7:30 p.m., and on Friday, June 22, from noon to 4 p.m. at 211 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick. The events are free and open to the public.

The events will include kitchen tours, demonstrations, tastings, raffles and prizes. Tours and activities will be offered in English and Spanish.

Founded in 1997 and operated by Elijah’s Promise, the school offers state-certified vocational programs in the culinary arts, baking and pastry, and line cook training. It also offers ServSafe certification in food handling. Promise Culinary is committed to providing students with both the culinary and life skills needed for professional careers in the restaurant and food services industries.

For more information about the open houses or school, call Chef Pearl Thompson at 732-545-9002, ext. 113, or email Spanish speakers may contact Chef Elizabeth Sadi at 732-545-9002, ext. 112, or email