March 21, 2012 — The excesses of the holidays, the Super Bowl, and, for me at least, Oscar Night, are now past, and hopefully we’re all able to fit back into our jeans again. Food is definitely transformative, but not just to our waistbands.
Some Bay Area organizations have taken on the mission of transforming lives by putting food on the table in a particularly meaningful way. They have created professional food training programs for low-income people so they can earn a living in the food service industry. We’re not talking about refined culinary institutes grooming executive chefs, but, instead, ordinary people being prepared for ordinary jobs. Read more.