UHCHI is a collaborative effort. Together with our community partners, our employer partners, and our funders, UHCHI is at the forefront of a Chicago culinary industry where everyone wins.

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Employer Partners

UHCHI places apprentices with employer partners who receive a pipeline of highly skilled and qualified applicants.

Community Partners

UHCHI’S mission is supported by a community of organizations that help support our apprentices through additional life skills trainings and opportunities.
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Funding Partners

UHCHI was established as a a Taft-Hartley trust by UNITE HERE local 1 and contributing employer partners. Their contributions help UHCHI build talent for the Chicago’s Hospitality and Tourism industry.