Foodservice has razor thin margins; add a training program and those margins become even thinner. We talk about the importance of understanding true costs and allocating training expenses to accurately calculate profits.
We were surrounded by “madd love” at the last Catalyst Kitchens Regional Summit. Our first regional convening of this kind in the Northeast, the Summit brought together 15 organizations from 5 states for two days of conversation and connection at UTEC in Lowell, MA.
For me, the word “tableau” used to provoke the French definition: a painting or canvas. Aficionados of art history may even associate the word with a style known as “tableau vivant”, or “living picture“. As you may have guessed, the word now holds new meaning for me- although in many ways the definition still rings true.
The Catalyst Kitchens team has qualified Community Kitchen Pittsburgh as a Model Member in the CK Network! Model Membership is the Catalyst Kitchens way to determine the impact organizations have on their community. Community Kitchen Pittsburgh has been working towards Model Membership for years with their focus on formerly incarcerated individuals and a student job placement rate of 92% of their graduates.