The success of PCK is contingent on community partners.

  • University of Illinois Extension – supporting the growth of specialty crop production through education and training and connecting farmers with PCK to add value to crops; providing classes and workshops on food and nutrition related topics, as well as the two day training and testing for the Certified Food Protection Manager certification.
  • CareerTec –  PCK is the location of the high school culinary programming and provides other opportunities for youth
  • Highland Community College –

Support from Grants

Pretzel City Kitchens Board:

Margaret Larson, University of IL-Extension
Marilyn Smit, M45 Marketing Services
Jen Newendyke, CareerTEC
Carole Dickerson
Evan Talbert, Hospitality Instructor at Highland Community College
Christina Hatlak-Manager