Rising JLP star and Councillor, Kenisha Allen fired up a group of graduating chefs from the Professional Development Institute, Kingston. Kenisha shared her own story of breaking stereotypes and beating the odds to becoming the woman she is today.
With reference to the chefs training, Kenisha told the group that the field of culinary arts is one of the growing sectors with a wide range of job opportunities, resulting in many people opting for culinary arts as their career option.It is one of the skill areas that will always be marketable both locally and internationally. It requires much expertise which necessitates proper training and education, so this is where your training proves useful. Useful not just for your own personal gains, but for the growth and advancement of your country. You are a driving force: to build industries and in turn build a better Jamaica.
Kenisha reminded the chefs that the are catering to a practical need which has and will always be in demand.
As we may all know, Vision 2030 is a strategic road map designed to guide our country towards achieving its goals of sustainable development and prosperity by 2030. With economic sustainability as one of its key principles, you are undoubtedly aligned to this national goal and will play a key role in the development of a better Jamaica.
As a graduate of Professional Development Institute , you possess that power to boost economic development. You have the opportunity to obtain employment with renowned hotel groups or eventually start your own business. There should be no boundaries that hinder you from reaching the top, indeed the sky is the limit.