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Gigantic New Kitchen Designed to Fight Hunger in South Florida

Non-Profit Feeding South Florida Debuts Community Kitchen
Posted at 2:07 PM, Jul 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-21 14:07:57-04

Have you ever seen a 5,000-square-foot kitchen? Here’s one! This enormous, state-of-the-art kitchen is the new culinary home of Feeding South Florida, the non-profit organization.

The gigantic community kitchen, unveiled in Palm Beach County July 12th, will provide meals to 1.3 million people throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, Monroe and Palm Beach Counties.

“This community kitchen is a vision that Feeding South Florida has had for quite some time, and we are so excited to finally present it to the community it via this virtual event,” said Paco Vélez, President / CEO of Feeding South Florida. “This is just the beginning, because the kitchen will serve the community by providing meals, workforce training, catering as social innovation, an incubator for community support, and family cooking classes.”

The kitchen will advance Feeding South Florida’s mission of ending hunger by serving up to 10,000 meals per day for children’s after-school and summer programs, meals for older adults and medically tailored meals. The expansive kitchen also has several functions: providing critical meals during disaster response and serving as a meal production site, culinary training program and serving up healthy cooking classes, among other functions.

Feeding South Florida’s food distributions are updated daily and available at https://feedingsouthflorida.org/covid19/ [feedingsouthflorida.org].

To find out how you can help, learn about what Feeding South Florida is doing, safety precautions, and much more, visit https://feedingsouthflorida.org/covid19/ [feedingsouthflorida.org].