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Chamber Announces Snapchef, Leading Employer in Foodservice & Hospitality Industry,
Joins the Massachusetts Apprentice Network
Boston, MA –
The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Snapchef joined the Massachusetts Apprentice Network, a network of employers, training providers, and talent sources committed to hiring 1,000 apprentices by 2027. As employers continue to face unprecedented workforce challenges, the Massachusetts Apprentice Network serves as a powerful solution that champions diverse talent, meaningful career pathways, and inclusive workplaces while helping to close the region’s wealth gap.
“It is exciting to welcome Snapchef to the growing Massachusetts Apprentice Network. Snapchef’s leadership in the Commonwealth’s hospitality industry – the third largest sector – continues to drive critical workforce training and solutions for the region. We are looking forward to this new partnership with Snapchef that will successfully launch careers, transform lives, and strengthen our economy” said James E. Rooney, President & CEO of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce.
Snapchef is one of an impactful list of employers in the MA Apprentice Network, which includes all major industries. Snapchef is the premiere staffing solution for foodservice and hospitality industry, including stadiums, hotels, universities, hospitals, and corporate dining operations. Their innovative culinary apprenticeship and training centers located throughout the state will empower individuals acquiring skills that are applicable across various foodservice sectors.
“Snapchef is delighted to join forces with the Massachusetts Apprenticeship Program, embarking on a journey to enhance our culinary team across the Commonwealth,” expressed Todd Snopkowski, Founder and CEO of Snapchef. “With the State’s dynamic approach to workforce development and supporting small businesses, we look forward to collaborating to build a pipeline of skilled professionals. We eagerly anticipate building tomorrow’s workforce today and a promising future ahead.”
Through their membership and committee roles with the Massachusetts Apprentice Network, MassHire, Massachusetts Restaurant Association Education Foundation, American Culinary Federation Epicurean Club, and Chambers of Commerce across the Commonwealth, the Snapchef executive team is actively contributing to long-term visionary initiatives.
About The Massachusetts Apprentice Network
Learn more about the Massachusetts Apprentice Network by visiting the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. The Massachusetts Apprentice Network convenes employers, training providers, and talent sources interested in developing and implementing apprenticeship programs in occupations across industries and statewide in fields, including tech, advanced manufacturing, healthcare, and financial services.
Since 2002, top-tier clients have trusted and relied on Snapchef to meet their staffing needs for
qualified and trained workers. SnapWare, its proprietary platform, seamlessly integrates staffing scheduling and payroll through Snapchef’s app and portal, enabling managers to “Get Shifts Done” and alleviate resources typically allocated to training, recruiting and employee management.
In addition to workforce and community development, Snapchef provides its employees with highly valued FastTrack training, which prepares individuals for dynamic kitchen environments in just 20 hours. Continuous monitoring and skill development results in position advancement and progressive career pathways.
About the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce
We are the convener, voice, and advocate of our region’s business community, committed to making Greater Boston the best place for all businesses and all people to thrive. We help our members and Greater Boston succeed by convening and connecting the business community; researching, developing and advocating for public policies that contribute to our region’s economic success; and providing comprehensive learning and development programs designed to grow strong business and civic leaders. Learn more at BostonChamber.com.