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A Spoon Full of Hope - A product of Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

A Spoon Full of Hope is a social enterprise created in 2018 to provide sustainable support for Second Harvest Food Bank’s Culinary Training Program.  100% of the proceeds from the product line help launch new careers, transform lives and create new jobs. To date, over 440 individuals have graduated from the program. Learn how your purchase today makes an impact in the lives of the students by reading their stories.

As the Culinary Training Program continues to impact more lives, A Spoon Full of Hope continues to diversify and expand its offering of fresh, locally-sourced and locally-made products. 


Removing Barriers Through Culinary Training

The Second Harvest Culinary Training Program provides individuals facing barriers for employment with culinary and life skills training to pursue a sustainable career in the food service industry. 


A Spoon Full of Hope Catering and Catering for Good is now: 

Plate Above Catering

Plate Above is a full-service catering company with a mission to provide memorable experiences through delicious food. From weddings to corporate events, intimate anniversaries to community-wide gatherings, Plate Above offers customizable and innovative offerings. Led by award-winning Chef Jill Holland, Plate Above’s from-scratch cuisine and best-in-class service creates an unforgettable taste experience that is a favorite amongst clients. Learn how Plate Above can help you create a memorable event at 

About Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida

Second Harvest Food Bank is a member of Feeding America – the largest charitable domestic hunger-relief organization in the United States. Second Harvest secures and distributes food and grocery products to approximately 625 local nonprofit feeding programs throughout Central Florida.

With the help of food and financial donors, volunteers and a caring, committed community, the food bank has been distributing enough food for 300,000 meals a day to partner programs such as food pantries, soup kitchens, women’s shelters, senior centers, day care centers and Kids Cafes.

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