Helping Transform Lives

  • Responding to COVID-19

    FareStart is ramping up to provide emergency meals to people in need.

  • Feeding our Community

    Since 1992, FareStart has prepared over 10.5 million meals for shelters, schools and health care centers.

  • Great Food, Better Lives

    FareStart's Adult Culinary Program provides kitchen and life skills to put people on a path to success.

FareStart transforms lives, disrupts poverty and nourishes communities through food, life skills and job training.

Competent, capable people eager to transition from surviving to thriving.

Provided with the tools, training, and support services they need for lasting employment in food service and the culinary arts.

Fueling world-class restaurants, cafes, catering and contract meal services that are enjoyed (and highly rated) by the entire community. 

 

 

Job Training

Struggling to find stable employment, because you are in poverty, in recovery or formerly incarcerated? We can help you.

Restaurants & Cafés

Visit our growing number of top rated restaurants and cafés and experience the power of our approach for yourself.

FareStart Catering

Our exquisite cuisine will make your event memorable; at one of our beautiful venues or your location.

Catalyst Kitchens

We are leading a movement to help organizations that are fighting joblessness, poverty and hunger globally.

Feeding the Community

Providing nutritious meals 365 days a year to our most vulnerable citizens in daycare centers, schools, shelters and healthcare facilities.

Get Involved

Our success depends on the whole community. Whether you are a company, foundation, community group or individual, there’s a role for you.

Featured

Every Thursday we offer a three course gourmet meal prepared by one of our region’s finest chefs, assisted by our students, for just $34.95 per person.