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Meet the MFB Family: Darlene Johnson

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March 7, 2022

Innovation & Inspiration: Meeting the Need

You recognized our ability to help get Maryland families through this crisis. The early support we received was incredible. It gave us the flexibility to innovate and develop solutions to keep food flowing into local communities and keep critical programs like FoodWorks running.

July 20, 2021

Meet Joe Rodriguez, FoodWorks Success Story

Joe Rodriguez is one of hundreds of Marylanders who have transformed their lives through FoodWorks, MFB’s 12-week intensive culinary training program that helps students become professional chefs and find careers in Maryland’s hospitality industry.

May 26, 2020

FoodWorks’ Virtual Classroom in an Era of Distance Learning

Though nothing could have prepared FoodWorks’ new Executive Chef for the changes to institutional learning in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chef Monique “Moe” Jordan has adapted to unprecedented challenges continuing culinary instruction online as the program celebrates ten years of operations.

January 24, 2020

Well Done FoodWorks Class 34 Graduates!

Congratulations FoodWorks Class 34! Your hard work throughout 12 intensive weeks of culinary training and job-readiness preparation has earned you ServSafe manager certification and made you highly desirable to Maryland’s thriving hospitality industry!

October 18, 2019

Congrats FoodWorks Class 33 Graduates

We congratulate the students of FoodWorks Class 33 as they have graduated from our 12-week culinary program — leaving with a ServSafe Manager certification, job-readiness skills, and the knowledge to thrive in the culinary world.

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