Thirteen students from The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware to end 2019 with new careers in the food service industry
Thirteen students from The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware celebrated their achievements today during a graduation ceremony for the 26th class at the Food Bank’s Milford facility.
The graduates were: Nyger Allah, Chanda Barnett Millhouse, Seth Bibb, Shaconda Green, Henry Harmon, Larry Kirksey, Marquise Mclean, Elizabeth Mikeals, Ryan Pellegrin, Justice Porter, Wesley Thawley, Anthony Upshur, and Derrell...
Culinary School preps students for real-world food service employment
Wes Thawley said he could hardly wait to be a student at the Food Bank of Delaware’s Culinary School.
The 2019 Milford High School graduate had some previous experience with the workforce development program at the Food Bank’s Milford site. He was part of a Pre-Employment Training through the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation for six weeks during the summer prior...
Milford Healthy Pantry Center helps Kent and Sussex County residents
Sarah, a Felton resident, needed a little help. She has almost recovered from a workplace injury, one that meant she was unable to work as a CNA in a nursing home. Accompanied by her 3-year-old son, she sought emergency food assistance at the Healthy Pantry Center at the Food Bank of Delaware’s Milford site.
“I am not completely out, but...
Culinary School Spotlight: Nathaniel Frisby
Nathaniel Frisby recently graduated from high school and learned about The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware through his mom.
He admits that culinary school was something he wanted to do when he was younger, but was apprehensive about going back to school.
Thanks to the 14-week Delaware Food Works culinary training program, Nathaniel has learned a lot including...
Culinary School Spotlight: Kelly Otto
Kelly Otto and her Delaware Food Works Culinary School classmates started their two-week paid work experience yesterday. She has already landed employment with High Five Hospitality's Limestone BBQ and Bourbon and the Stone Balloon Ale House!
Kelly and her classmates have spent the past 12 weeks learning the ins and outs of the food service industry. From mother sauces to...
7th annual gala will help feed children
Thanks to the generosity of the Harry K Foundation, two new school pantries opened recently: one in the Charlton School – Caesar Rodney School District – and the other in Milton Elementary School – Cape Henlopen School District. That brings the total to 44 Harry K-sponsored pantries statewide in partnership with the Food Bank of Delaware.
The pantries assist families...
If you are hungry or otherwise in need of assistance, please contact the Delaware
Helpline by dialing 211 or visiting the Food Bank’s Healthy Pantry Center. Visit the Delaware Helpline Website for more information
and helpful resources.
If you’re in need of monthly food assistance, apply for SNAP benefits.
To find a food closet near you, please click here.