Born and raised in Jamaica, twenty-one-year-old Romario moved to America with his family just over four months ago. Back in Jamaica, he held a job as a cook and an employee in a guest house. Cooking has always been a passion.
Before enrolling in The Culinary School, he helped friends with odd jobs including catering.
A friend of Romario's learned about...
Culinary School provides opportunity to start over in life
For students enrolled in the Food Bank of Delaware’s Culinary School, the training program provides the opportunity to learn new skills, gain professional credentials, and land a job in the field. For most, it is also about making a fresh start in life.
Victoria, a Felton resident, is no exception. She enrolled in the program at our Milford site in...
At the Food Bank of Delaware, we always say – and we mean it – “Volunteers are the heart and soul of our organization.”
Last year, we had 16,348 volunteer visits, almost the equivalent of 19 full-time staff.
While some people volunteer individually, many of our volunteers walk through our doors as part of a civic group or workplace-initiated connection. Chesapeake...
Summer culinary program culminates with ceremony, celebratory brunch
A celebratory ceremony and brunch was held today for the Summer 2017 Pre-Employment Transition Services Culinary Career Exploration Program at the Food Bank of Delaware in Milford. The program was made possible thanks to the Delaware Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.
Six students, Matthew Cannon, Matthew Cook, Keontae Mumford, Kenneth Proano, Deshawn Scye, and Joshua Timmons...
Vocal artist finds joy, expression in exploring culinary profession
It’s probably safe to say that Meg is the first professional opera singer who has also trained at the Food Bank of Delaware’s Culinary School in Milford. She is a professionally trained mezzo soprano whose talents have taken her around the world, including on stage at the famed Metropolitan Opera – “The Met.”
Her tuition was funded through Delaware WONDER,...
Migrating to the Kitchen Day yields tasty meals, learning opportunities
Monday, Aug. 7 was a very busy day in the Food Bank of Delaware’s Milford Branch Culinary School kitchen. It was Migrating to the Kitchen Day for students enrolled in the federally funded Title 1-C National Migrant Education Program.
This week is the final one in the six-week summer program. The program is based in the Greater Milford Boys &...
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