/Tag: Community Kitchen Academy
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
18 12, 2013

Community Kitchen Academy Graduates First Barre Class [Photos & Video]

2017-11-08T16:16:55-04:00

On October 25, 2013, the Community Kitchen Academy graduated its very first class of students in Barre.  Former Governor Madeleine Kunin spoke at the graduation and Barre Mayor Thomas Lauzon was on hand to celebrate with the class. Graduates include: Charles Bent Christina LaRock Rebecca Miller Joshua Sera Emily Severance Ashley Sherman Daniel White Alan [...]

Community Kitchen Academy Graduates First Barre Class [Photos & Video]2017-11-08T16:16:55-04:00
11 11, 2013

Community Kitchen Academy Graduates First Class in Barre [PHOTOS]

2017-11-08T16:16:56-04:00

On Friday, October 25th, the first Community Kitchen Academy class in Barre graduated eight students. Governor Madeleine Kunin joined dignitaries and guests in congratulating the students, who completed a 13 week course in culinary skills development, career readiness and job placement. Community Kitchen Academy was started as a partnership, in Burlington, between the Vermont Foodbank [...]

Community Kitchen Academy Graduates First Class in Barre [PHOTOS]2017-11-08T16:16:56-04:00
24 10, 2013

Community Kitchen Academy Celebrates 1st Graduation at New Location in Barre

2017-11-08T16:16:57-04:00

MEDIA ADVISORY The Vermont Foodbank and Central Vermont Community Action Council (CVCAC) are excited to announce the Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) program’s first graduating class at the new CVCAC facility in Barre. This summer, the Vermont Foodbank, partnering locally with Central Vermont Community Action Council (CVCAC) expanded the statewide Community Kitchen Academy (CKA) program to [...]

Community Kitchen Academy Celebrates 1st Graduation at New Location in Barre2017-11-08T16:16:57-04:00
25 09, 2013

Food Rescue Supported by VSECU

2017-11-08T16:16:59-04:00

res•cue noun.  An act of saving or being saved. In 1965, while volunteering at a community meal site in Arizona, John van Hengel learned that grocery stores often had to throw away food that had damaged packaging or was near expiration.  He started collecting that food for the community meal but soon had too much [...]

Food Rescue Supported by VSECU2017-11-08T16:16:59-04:00
12 06, 2013

Community Kitchen Academy Graduation [Video]

2017-11-08T16:17:05-04:00

On May 16th, five students graduated from the Community Kitchen Academy. You can view photos of the day on Flickr. The video below includes remarks from Vermont Foodbank CEO, John Sayles, Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf Director Rob Meehan, Community Kitchen Chef Instructor Jamie Eisenberg, keynote speaker Melissa Pasanen, and two student speakers, Charles Knoll and [...]

Community Kitchen Academy Graduation [Video]2017-11-08T16:17:05-04:00