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L A Kitchen fed over 3,00 people a week. People who didn’t have access to healthy, nourishing food each day. L A Kitchen accomplished this by collecting food donations, training a class of ~24 formerly or recently incarcerated individuals, young people who aged out of the foster care system or formerly homeless individuals who worked hard and trained hard to build new culinary skills. A class of 24 - five times a year - in a 14 week training course.

L A Kitchen has champions like Chef Jose Andres, now best known for his social conscience and altruism.

Robert Egger, L A Kitchen’s founder and tireless Director, was very recently forced to temporarily shut its doors because of loss of funding. L A Kitchen is in a period of rebuilding.

To all my students and all of my exceptional colleagues at L A Kitchen - until we cook together again….