It has been said that Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida offers programs that are life-saving and life-changing. Today, more than 75 friends, family members, community leaders and supporters gathered to witness the transformative power of the Second Harvest Culinary Training Program at the graduation of Class 23, 24 […]

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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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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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On Friday, March 7, 2014, nine students graduated from Second Harvest’s Culinary Training Program. We couldn’t be more proud of these nine individuals and wish them much success out in the work force! Culinary Training Class: Barbara J., Latasha C., John E., James H., Kenneth N., Luis F., Victor N., […]

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Last Friday we graduated our second group of culinary students and couldn’t be more proud of their accomplishments — all 12 of our students have landed culinary jobs throughout Central Florida, with well above-minimum wage pay. Chef David Ramirez gave an inspiring commencement speech, with the sage advice of wrapping […]

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