ESL works Rachael Nemeth teaching an early morning class at Citarella in the Bronx
Coursework goes beyond basic English to understanding idioms and sentence stress.
Executive Pastry Chef Carolina Perego, a native Italian speaker is a student of ESL Works at Citarella.
Autumn inspired cookies are hand-iced in the massive pastry department at the Citarella warehouse in Hunts Point under Pastry Chef Carolina Perego.
Jhonnattan Diaz, recently promoted to overnight warehouse manager, role-playing sentence stress with a ESL Works classmate
Crates of fresh herbs and produce line the walkways of the Citarella Hunts Point warehouse
Citarella is home to one of the largest industrial kitchens in New York City, preparing tons of ready-to-eat meals daily
The warehouse contains refrigerated sections, dedicated to the fresh wild-caught fish they are known for.