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Darden Foundation Community Kitchen

Fighting Hunger in the Kitchen

At Second Harvest, we are working to close the Meal Gap every day. One of the innovative ways we’re doing this is in the Darden Foundation Community Kitchen – a 2,000-square-foot commercial kitchen space in our facility designed as an integral part of Second Harvest’s holistic approach to fighting hunger and poverty.

In this dynamic space, the food bank offers:

  • A 16-week culinary training program focused on food service-based technical, life and employability skills training for adults
  • Plate Above Catering is the exclusive caterer of Second Harvest Food Bank. Plate Above is an exceptional full-service Orlando caterer led by award-winning Chef Jill Holland and a team of event experts ready to make your event a memorable experience. Rent a space at the food bank for your next meeting, event, happy hour or seminar and let Plate Above Catering bring the delicious food to leave your guests feeling satisfied.
  • Disaster relief meal preparation in partnership with state and community organizations.

For more information regarding any of our kitchen programs, please contact:

Nancy Brumbaugh
Chief Food Service Officer
Phone: 407-514-1031 Cell: 407-538-6710

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