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FareStart tackles homelessness by teaching culinary skills

FareStart has eight restaurants where those struggling with homelessness or poverty can learn valuable job skills. Sponsored by FareStart.

SEATTLE — FareStart is a job training program where individuals who are homeless and impoverished can learn skills that will help them succeed in the culinary industry. Since the non-profit's beginning in 1992, the organization has won a James Beard Award for their work and trained over 9,500 individuals. Corporate Executive Chef of FareStart Timothy Delling joins New Day Northwest to talk about the organization and cook up a meal you can eat at a FareStart restaurant.

To support FareStart check out one of their locations closest to you.

Check out the recipe Chef Delling made on the show today below!

Farestart Summer Gazpacho:

Serves 4 people


  • 2 english cucumbers, peeled and chopped
  • ¼ cup of chopped mint
  • Juice from one lemon
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 cups honey dew cleaned peeled and cut into chunks
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp honey

Ingredients for Garnish:

  • Crab
  • Radish
  • Small diced cucumber
  • Small dice melon

Place cucumbers, mint, honeydew, lemon juice, and honey in a high-powered blender. Once blended slowly add olive oil

Season with salt to taste.

This segment is sponsored by FareStart. Watch New Day Northwest 11:00 weekdays on KING-TV Ch.5 or streaming live on KING5.com. Connect with New Day via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. 

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