5000 Meals

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Program Aims:

  • Utilise surplus local produce to minimise food wastage in the Food and Hospitality industries.
  • Produce nutritious meals that will assist people in need.
  • Provide students the opportunity to work with Chefs and industry specialists.
  • Assist teachers to deliver meaningful and relevant learning experiences.

Outcomes for Students:

  • Contribution to units of competency for VET Students.
  • Hands-on commercial experience.
  • Access to mentorship from chefs.
  • Development of practical skills and knowledge.
  • Community service and engagement.

Outcomes for Teachers:

  • Development of skills and professional networks.
  • Maintenance of industry knowledge.
  • The project assists with assessing several relevant units of competency.
  • Promotion of the school’s Home Economics Department; showcasing student work and achievements within the local community.