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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...

(4 servings) Ingredients: 1 orange, peeled 1 pint strawberries ½ cup dark raisins ½ cup chopped walnuts 1 apple, washed, peeled, cored, and diced 1 tablespoon honey Juice of ½ lemon 1 teaspoon hot sauce ½ cup pineapple juice 1 cup plain yogurt ¼ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon white pepper Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. With a paring knife, remove...

For Leroy, cooking isn’t just a job. It’s a way of life. “When I’m in the kitchen, all my worries go away.” There was a time when Leroy had plenty to worry about. After 15 years in federal prison, he found himself spiraling towards his lowest...

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...

[wpvideo WGrJlREL] We are pleased to announce that our brand new Line Cook Training Program has been successfully completed by its first class of trainees. The program consists of an eight week course dedicated to teaching participants the fundamentals of restaurant cooking, and the skills necessary to...