CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — Go Cook, a cooking class that provides people with jobs after they finish the course, is now being taught at the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail.
Erica al-Hajj is one of five women taking the first Go Cook class with Chef Antwon Brinson at the jail.
“I have a family, I have children, so I have goals,” said al-Hajj. “Cooking is something we do in our everyday life, so why not perfect it?”
Al-Hajj said she hopes to make a career out of the skills she is learning in the class.
“Chef says that practice doesn’t make perfect. It makes permanent, so if I can be permanently great at cooking, I can make a career out of it, as