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Do you think making food is as fun and inspiring as eating it? The participants and chefs at 50|50 Food think it is! You will be working together with professional chefs and people with a distance to job market. They are reintegrating back into society by learning a new profession: becoming a chef! Together with you they will prepare delicious dishes and Sigara Borgi's for a Rotterdam restaurant. No specific skills or knowledge is required for this activity, so anyone can participate. During cooking, guidance is always available in case you have a question about something. For this activity, as for all our activities you are not committed to anything.
50|50 food Rotterdam is a learning and work initiative from the Salvation Army. They provide inspiring work, education and re-integration to the job market for people who come from challenging backgrounds. By working aside professional chefs, social workers and volunteers they are developing the confidence to start a new career. The 50|50 candidates are people who, due to bad luck in life, need support with regard to participation and reintegration. Everyone is welcome at 50|50! Who knows, maybe you will discover some new skills as well! More information about 50|50 Food can be found here. If you want to know more about the target group Homeless people, you can take a look here.
William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army, once said, "An empty stomach has no ears." 50|50 Food is inspired by this statement. 50|50 Food provides healthy and delicious food and drinks. Quality and hygiene are of the utmost importance both in operation and in keeping the kitchen clean.
Basic Dutch is preferred. If you don't speak Dutch at all, you can still join. We will make sure there are enough Dutch speaking people around to help you out.
The cooking will take place in the food in the kitchen of the Salvation Army: workcenter 50/50 Food. You will find it in Rotterdam Zevenkamp, right next to the Ambachtsland metro station. You can easily take metro B towards Nesselande and before you know it you are in the kitchen of the Army!
Enjoy making food? Or do you want to upgrade your cooking skills? Then please register below with the ‘Sign up’-button. Upon receipt of your registration you will receive a confirmation mail with additional information on location and activity. Any questions? Please visit our frequently asked questions or contact us.