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Thursday, June 14, 2018

From the RI Community Food Bank



RHODE ISLAND COMMUNITY FOOD BANK
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Celebrity chefs pose for a group shot at our Savor event.
Celebrity Chefs Raise
$195,000 at Savor Event
In support of the Food Bank’s Community Kitchen culinary job training program, celebrity chefs Jacques Pépin, Sara Moulton, James Wayman, Ming Tsai, Rick Moonen, Matthew MacCartney, and Champe Speidel came together for a spectacular evening at Newport Vineyards last Thursday. In addition to wonderful food created by our celebrity chefs, which was paired with world class wines, guests enjoyed a beautiful evening at the vineyard with live music, auctions and dessert. View our Facebook photo album for snapshots from the event.
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Jacques Pépin teaching culinary education students.
Video Describes Jacques Pépin Foundation Partnership
Last week’s Savor event was a collaboration with the Jacques Pépin Foundation whose mission is enriching lives and strengthening communities through the power of culinary education. The Food Bank’s Community Kitchen culinary job training program shares the same mission, making the collaboration a natural fit. Check out this video which highlights how the unique partnership is changing the lives of low-income and unemployed Rhode Islanders.
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Community Kitchen students observe demonstration from Johnson & Wales professor Rollie Wesen.
Rhode Island Monthly Highlights
Job Training Program
Community Kitchen, the Food Bank's 14 week culinary job training program, has been preparing adults for work in the culinary field for the past 20 years. Hundreds of graduates have achieved success in the food industry after completing the program. In this Rhode Island Monthly article by Jamie Coelho, you’ll read how culinary education combined with on the job training has been the secret recipe to improving lives.
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