On April 28, 2017, Second Harvest Culinary Training Program held the graduation ceremony for Class 20, 21, and 22. During the graduation ceremony, certificates of completion were awarded to 24 students. Our commencement speaker was Chef Nora Galdiano from Sysco. Chef Nora reminded our graduates there is no easy road […]

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We live in a complicated world full of stress, lists, hectic days, with little time to delight in the beauty and people around us.  Last Friday, we were able to pause and celebrate our Culinary and Distribution Training Program students at their graduation. It was such a special day for not […]

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We would like to give a GIGANTIC THANK YOU to Marty Sherman and his team at Landry’s Restaurants for recently hosting our culinary students.  Jen Connell, Mr. Reefe, Jeff and Chef Gene shared their experience, gave the students a tour of the T-Rex and Rainforest Café kitchens and an excellent […]

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Monday, June 6th, Second Harvest Culinary Training Program hosted the graduation ceremony for classes 14, 15, and 16.  We were joined by Congressman Daniel Webster who delivered an inspiring commencement speech on the importance of learning the value of time, reading, and listening. Graduate Shawn Gadsden also shared her story, […]

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This past Tuesday, the Orlando Magic hosted their first-ever Magic Fit Kid Chef Celebrity Showdown.  Four families from our Culinary Training Program were invited to compete in a cook-off with Magic players, Victor Oladipo, Tobias Harris, Elfrid Payton and CJ Watson along with their mothers to see who can prepare […]

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Are you or somebody you know interested in our Culinary Training Program? Second Harvest Food Bank’s Culinary Program is a 14-week continuing education opportunity offering at-risk and economically disadvantaged adults the culinary and life skills training needed to pursue a sustainable career in the food industry. The program is completely […]

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