Faces of Food Services

At sixty-two years young, Wesley M. isn’t slowing down. He gives his all to every task in the kitchen and prides himself on always working at his highest level. Since becoming Food Service Coordinator ,for the past three years, Wesley has played a key role in...

Fifteen years ago, James was in a dark place. He had lost everything because of drugs and alcohol: his family, his home, and his job. The path before him was unclear--all he knew was the he couldn’t live like this anymore. Then, James walked through The...

Kronna Williams, left, preparing food with his team at a James Beard event.  For a long time Kronna Williams believed that dreams were made for other people—not him. As a child, his reality was one of poverty and drugs. Of hardship and struggle. Of ultimately being...

Kronna is giving back every day and expressing himself in each dish that he creates as the Executive Chef at our Peter Jay Sharp Center for Opportunity in Brooklyn. He has stated that “Cooking is therapeutic”. He loves how fascinating the whole process is when...

We're pleased to present an original take on a summer classic, courtesy of Chef Marcell. The creative force behind many of our catering creations, Marcell is both a graduate of our program and the head chef of our Philadelphia kitchen. We are grateful for his...

Today’s recipe comes to us from Chef Anthony, who first developed a passion for cooking helping his Cuban grandmother in their home kitchen at a young age. Following a long struggle with addiction and incarceration, Anthony came to The Doe Fund in 2008 seeking a...