Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Community Kitchen is a recipe for success

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The Greater Chicago Food Depository’s Community Kitchen is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The program trains unemployed and underemployed adults in all aspects of restaurant kitchen operation. Director Karmela Galicia says the program is mostly for people looking turn their lives around, and that, over the past two decades, 90 percent of the 1200 graduates have found a job. For more information, visit

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