/Tag: Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf
20 06, 2017

Community Kitchen Academy Program Welcomes New Chef Instructor

2017-11-08T16:15:37-04:00

Burlington, VT – The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf (CEFS) and the Vermont Foodbank are thrilled to announce the hiring of a new Chef Instructor for the Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) program in Burlington. Jim Logan brings over 30 years of culinary experience to his position at CEFS.  He was the Chef Instructor for the New [...]

Community Kitchen Academy Program Welcomes New Chef Instructor2017-11-08T16:15:37-04:00
14 01, 2015

Graduating Community Kitchen Academy class produces record amount of food

2017-11-08T16:16:27-04:00

On Thursday, December 11th, the Burlington Community Kitchen Academy graduated 10 students from the 13 week culinary training program. Brian Roper, District Executive Chef at Sodexo gave the keynote speech. Brent Farrell delivered the graduating student speech. And Chef Instructor James Consentino also spoke. Here we’ve include a transcript of the speeches: Brian Roper, District [...]

Graduating Community Kitchen Academy class produces record amount of food2017-11-08T16:16:27-04:00
9 10, 2014

The Impact of Community Kitchen Academy

2017-11-08T16:16:35-04:00

Community Kitchen Academy has been in operation since 2009, first in partnership with the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf in Burlington, VT and now also with Capstone Community Action (formerly CVCAC) in Barre, VT. It's a good time to look back and document the impacts of the program: Click here to view this photo book larger [...]

The Impact of Community Kitchen Academy2017-11-08T16:16:35-04:00
23 06, 2014

Vermont Conversation with David Goodman: New Face of Hunger

2017-11-08T16:16:40-04:00

David Goodman, host of the Vermont Conversation on WDEV, recently spoke with John Sayles, Vermont Foodbank CEO, Rob Meehan, Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf director, and Charles Knoll, a food shelf client, about the new face of hunger in Vermont.  They discussed the "perfect storm" of rising hunger and declining donations nationally and locally, as well [...]

Vermont Conversation with David Goodman: New Face of Hunger2017-11-08T16:16:40-04:00
20 05, 2014

Homebound Delivery: It Starts with a Story

2017-11-08T16:16:45-04:00

Alysse Anton, Homebound Delivery Program Coordinator at the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf The Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf implemented the Homebound Delivery Program (HDP) in January 1998 as an alternative food resource for low-income, homebound seniors and individuals with disabilities. Since joining the team in 2008, Alysse Anton, program coordinator for the HDP, has [...]

Homebound Delivery: It Starts with a Story2017-11-08T16:16:45-04:00
28 12, 2013

Community Kitchen Academy Graduates 100th Burlington Student [Photos]

2017-11-08T16:16:54-04:00

Community Kitchen Academy Burlington graduated its 15th class on October 30, 2013.  Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) prepares underemployed and unemployed Vermonters for a career in the food service industry and lifelong learning through an intensive program of culinary skills development, career readiness and job placement. Students actively develop and apply new skills by creating wholesome [...]

Community Kitchen Academy Graduates 100th Burlington Student [Photos]2017-11-08T16:16:54-04:00