Crown Perth apprentice chefs help out Foodbank WA


Apprentice chefs Jason Tan and Erin Kerr help out Foodbank WA commercial kitchen manager Grant Longman. Picture: Jon Hewson d481847
Apprentice chefs Jason Tan and Erin Kerr help out Foodbank WA commercial kitchen manager Grant Longman. Picture: Jon Hewson d481847

APPRENTICE chefs from Crown Perth were slicing, dicing and packaging meals at Foodbank WA this week to help feed the homeless.

About 40 chefs took part yesterday, which is a part of the two organisations’ relationship that stretches back 19 years.

Foodbank WA marketing and communications manager Charmaine Don said the organisation was appreciative of Crown Perth’s help.

“We rely heavily on volunteers and so to have skilled apprentices come in to prepare the meals helps us meet the demand,” she said.

“Currently the demand outweighs what we have so we are appealing to government, corporates and the general public to help.”

Apprentice chef Erin Kerr said it was the first time she had helped out at Foodbank WA.

“It’s a good feeling because you know you are helping to feed families,” she said.

“I’d heard about Foodbank through the media and I know they do great work.”

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