Culinary School helps pave path to success for culinary alumnus
The Food Bank of Delaware is all about providing second chances. We do it through Delaware Food Works, our workforce development initiative, with programming in food service, warehousing and agriculture.
Larry Saunders isn't letting his past dictate his future. He graduated from The Culinary School at the Food Bank of Delaware in 2015 after serving a five-year prison sentence, and...
Introducing... Delaware Food Works!
With the introduction of two new workforce development programs this fall in warehousing and agriculture (L.O.G.I.C. and F.A.S.T.), the Food Bank of Delaware announced today its new initiative, Delaware Food Works.
Delaware Food Works is a workforce development initiative of the Food Bank of Delaware. Its mission is to eliminate food insecurity through workforce development, social entrepreneurship and small business...
The Culinary School builds confidence as well as develops important skills
Kenny was no stranger to the food service industry before he enrolled in the Food Bank of Delaware’s Culinary School in Milford. This Dover resident worked in fast food kitchens and then found a full-time job at TGI Friday’s.
But when a friend told him about opportunity for formal training at The Culinary School, he made an important phone call...
Food Lion Feeds Hunger Relief Day at the Delaware State Fair is Monday, July 23
Food Lion, the Delaware State Fair and the Food Bank of Delaware announced today that the seventh annual “Food Lion Feeds Hunger Relief Day” will take place on Monday, July 23 at the Delaware State Fair.
Fair attendees who bring five Food Lion brand canned or boxed goods will in exchange receive free gate admittance to the Delaware State Fair...
Culinary School Spotlight: Javon Brown
by Ashley Stahmer, Communications Intern
Even though Javon Brown has always enjoyed cooking, he didn’t have the chance to turn it into a career until he applied for The Culinary School. He heard of the class through the Department of Corrections’ work release program. Javon’s thankful for the opportunity to expand his cooking skills and knowledge. “This is another...
Volunteer Spotlight: Sabrina Staten
By Ashley Stahmer, Communications Intern
Volunteering is nothing new for Sabrina Staten. She has worked with the West Chester Food Cupboard and the Chester County Food Bank in Pennsylvania. After transferring to Wilmington University to pursue her degree in marketing management, Sabrina was looking for a similar opportunity closer to home and found the Food Bank of Delaware. She is...
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