/Tag: Community Kitchen Academy
25 02, 2015

CKA benefits from Vermont Smoke and Cure Donations

2017-11-08T16:16:23-04:00

Photo courtesy of Angelique McAlpine This is a post from Dave Moyer, Community Kitchen Academy Chef Instructor. Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) prepares underemployed and unemployed Vermonters for careers in the food service industry, while rescuing produce, meat and other foods that would otherwise be wasted from grocery stores, restaurants, local farms and food [...]

CKA benefits from Vermont Smoke and Cure Donations2017-11-08T16:16:23-04:00
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
2 01, 2015

WATCH CKA Burlington Graduation and KeyBank Donation

2017-11-08T16:16:28-04:00

ABC 22 News covered a recent Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) Burlington graduation, as well as a generous donation from KeyBank. CKA prepares underemployed and unemployed Vermonters for a career in the food service industry. In addition to the training, CKA performs another important function: rescuing produce, meat and other foods that would otherwise be wasted [...]

WATCH CKA Burlington Graduation and KeyBank Donation2017-11-08T16:16:28-04:00
18 07, 2014

Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles on City Room

2017-11-08T16:16:38-04:00

Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles joined Steve Pappas, managing editor at the Times Argus, on City Room.  John discussed where our food comes from, how it gets distributed and how we're funded (it takes individuals like you).  John also discussed the differences between the Foodbank and local food shelves, a distinction that's important, but often [...]

Vermont Foodbank CEO John Sayles on City Room2017-11-08T16:16:38-04:00
15 07, 2014

Congrats to Barre Community Kitchen Academy Grads!

2017-11-08T16:16:38-04:00

Community Kitchen Academy graduated its third Barre class on Friday, June 20th.  ABC 22 covered the graduation, as well as the cohort's success in providing meals to Vermonters in need: 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 [...]

Congrats to Barre Community Kitchen Academy Grads!2017-11-08T16:16:38-04:00
3 04, 2014

King Arthur Flour Baker Offers Ingredients for Success to CKA Graduates

2017-11-08T16:16:48-04:00

Community Kitchen Academy graduated its second Barre class on Friday, February 21, 2014 at the Old Labor Hall.  Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) has been in operation since 2009, first in partnership with the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf in Burlington, VT and now also with Central Vermont Community Action Council in Barre, VT.  CKA has graduated [...]

King Arthur Flour Baker Offers Ingredients for Success to CKA Graduates2017-11-08T16:16:48-04:00