package meals to be flash frozen for distribution to the Food Bank's Partner Agencies. In the background, Community Kitchen students practice new culinary skills.
Culinary Class 13
In February 2011, "Lucky" Class 13, as the students called themselves, was the first to have 100 percent of its members graduate.
Community Kitchen in the News
Restaurantville magazine, May 2010, includes the article
"Community Kitchen Serves up Job Training" submitted by
Tarrant Area Food Bank. To see the entire magazine,
click on the magazine's cover, left.
Downtown Fort Worth magazine, October 2009, "All of the Right Ingredients," features the Community Kitchen program and students. Read the story at www.downtownfw.net, pages 4 & 5.
Edible Dallas/Fort Worth magazine, Summer 2009, features the Community Kitchen and members of Class 7, the first class to use the new kitchen built inside the Food Bank. The story, "Deep in the Heart -- Community Kitchen offers culinary students a second chance," by Terri Taylor can be read in a PDF.
Fort Worth Business Press published the article, "Community Kitchen cooks up culinary careers" by Betty Dillard in May 2009. The story can be read in a PDF.
The Star-Telegram documented the ribbon cutting and open house held in March 2009. Featured were members of the seventh Community Kitchen class, which started using the new kitchen in February 2009.
Community Kitchen Activities Culinary Job Training Meals for Partner Charities
To offer an internship site or employment and/or for information about student applications and other aspects of the Tarrant Area Food Bank Community Kitchen, contact:
Community Kitchen Coordinator
To volunteer, contact:
Resource Coordinator, Programs