/Tag: Sodexo
14 01, 2015

Graduating Community Kitchen Academy class produces record amount of food


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
30 04, 2013

BackPack at JFK Elementary School in Winooski


On a windy day in April, we spoke with Barb Pitfido, BackPack Site Coordinator at JFK Elementary School in Winooski, about what the BackPack Program means to kids on the weekends and vacations. We even caught the Sodexo team in action. Sodexo staff at UVM pack the Winooski school backpacks and deliver them to JFK. [...]

BackPack at JFK Elementary School in Winooski2017-11-08T16:17:07-04:00
7 04, 2013

Sodexo Supports BackPack [VIDEO]


With each new school year, the Vermont Foodbank wants to do everything it can to ensure that the kids in our communities don’t go hungry over the weekend. Beginning in October 2008, the Foodbank launched a weekend program for children called the BackPack Program. This nationally recognized program of Feeding America is designed to meet [...]

Sodexo Supports BackPack [VIDEO]2017-11-08T16:17:08-04:00
10 05, 2012

Hunger Conference Recap


Tuesday, the Vermont Foodbank held its 6th annual hunger conference, Impact Through Innovation, presented by National Life at the Sheraton in Burlington, Vermont. The conference was open to the general public but many of the attendees were network partners--staff and volunteers of the 280 food shelves, meal sites, shelters, senior centers, and after-school programs served [...]

Hunger Conference Recap2017-11-08T16:17:15-04:00