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PROJECTS FOR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS:

Pioneer Center of Human Services: McHenry County PADS feeding program, McHenry, Illinois

Currently, McHenry County PADS program offers emergency shelter and support services to help individuals experiencing homelessness work toward becoming self-sufficient.

 

Culinary Pathways developed and provided:

  • A meal program for the 70 residents with three meals a day,  or 210 meals a day

  • Created a kitchen layout and specified all kitchen equipment

  • Provided architectural and engineering services

  • Submitted all required information to the city and county health departments for permits

  • Developed a kitchen opening plan and assist in hiring a chef/kitchen manager and assistant

  • Will provide training of all staff and volunteers

  • Identified potential food and product sources of local farms, food pantries, local restaurants

  • Created a menu based on donated food products

  • Provide education so individuals can become Certified Food Managers and Food Handlers

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Pioneer Center of Human Services Commercial Kitchen - Floor Plan

LAHIA – Love and Hope in Action: Culinary Pathways training and meal program

The LAHIA Culinary Pathway program trains students and volunteers to prepare meals for the LAHIA community. Currently, LAHIA provides approximately 1,000+ meals per week to the homeless and food insecure population in the Stuart/Port Salerno area of Martin County. The program will also be a conduit through which community relationships are developed and nurtured as LAHIA reaches out to other nonprofit organizations and the people they serve. Our neighborhood collaborations create ways to nourish the community while empowering it's residents.

 

Culinary Pathways developed and provided:

  • A feeding program for at least a hundred residents per day

  • Created a kitchen layout and specified all kitchen equipment

  • Developed a kitchen opening plan and assist in hiring a chef/kitchen manager and assistant

  • Provide training of all staff and volunteers

  • Identifies potential food and product sources of local farms, food pantries, local restaurants

  • Created a menu based on donated food products

  • Confirmed staff were Certified Food Managers and Food Handlers

LOGO LAHIA Culinary Pathway June 14 2019
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LAHIA – Love and Hope in Action Commercial Kitchen - Floor Plan

Roberti Community House: Roberti Culinary Pathway training and meal program, Waukegan, Illinois

The Roberti Culinary Pathway is located in an economically distressed neighborhood of South Waukegan, where the current poverty level is over 32%. Just a couple blocks to the South, the poverty level climbs to 45%. We give struggling individuals who live in this community the skills needed to enter the foodservice workforce.

 

Culinary Pathways developed and provided:

  • A meal program for the several hundred residents per week

  • Created a kitchen layout and specified all kitchen equipment

  • Provided architectural and engineering services

  • Submitted all required information to the city and county health department for permits

  • Developed a kitchen opening plan and assist in hiring a chef/kitchen manager and assistant

  • Provide training of all staff and volunteers

  • Identified potential food and product sources of local farms, food pantries, local restaurants

  • Created a menu based on donated food products

  • Provide education program so individuals can become Certified Food Managers and Food Handlers

  • Provided general contractor construction services for the build-out of the project

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Roberti Culinary Pathway Commercial Kitchen - Floor Plan

Meals on Wheels: Community feeding program, Evanston, Illinois

Meals on Wheels of Northeastern Illinois is a powerhouse movement of neighbors volunteering to deliver fresh, healthy, and delicious meals to those who cannot prepare their food at home. We serve senior citizens with our popular meals, people with physical or cognitive disabilities, and those who need help during a specific medical situation like recovering from surgery. We also provide meal support for seniors on fixed incomes who struggle to pay for housing, medicine, and food.

Culinary Pathways developed and provided:

  • A meal program for the several hundred residents per week

  • Created a kitchen layout and specified all kitchen equipment

  • Provided architectural and engineering services

  • Submitted all required information to the city and county health department for permits

  • Provide training of all staff and volunteers

  • Provide education program so individuals can become Certified Food Managers and Food Handlers

  • Provided general contractor construction services for the build-out of the project

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Meals on Wheels Commercial Kitchen - Floor Plan

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