Students, staff and faculty across Georgian love to give back to the community – and generosity is exceptionally high during the holiday season.
Close to 60 second-year and 70 first-year culinary students were busy prepping in the labs at the Barrie Campus this week, getting ready to serve a special holiday lunch – turkey with all the fixings – to 250 clients of the David Busby Centre.
In collaboration with various community partners and as part of their coursework, Georgian students have been preparing and serving the lunch for 14 years.
The chefs-in-training have the chance to hone their skills in the kitchen while making a meaningful difference during a time that can be difficult for many.
“This event brings the whole community together,” says Georgian Chef Phil Leach. “All our culinary students play a part. Year after year we can always count on faculty and staff to volunteer and come help out too.”
The David Busby Centre is a non-profit that advocates for, and helps improve conditions for, individuals and families in Simcoe County experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness.
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