A JobStart Participant’s Journey

Malachi is not unlike many of the other young men who participate in JobStart.  Malachi and his brother both started together at JobStart in 2018.  While his brother quickly earned the ServSafe Managerial Certificate at Kitchen Sage and was employed at Spectrum Health, Malachi ran into some housing and health challenges that sidelined him for […]

GED Student Makes Life Happen

Melody showed up at Steepletown in 2018 to complete the GED. At the time, Melody was a coffee barista and and enjoyed going to the movies and the beach with her friends.   Although the GED Ready practice tests showed she was Very Likely to pass all four of them, she needed to get a […]

Kitchen Sage Goes Virtual

How many pounds of pasta does an average Italian eat compared to the average American?  Chef Karen mixes up her culinary training class with fun facts about eating and cooking, and keeps students interested with lots of hands on learning.  And as her students have learned, its okay to have your homework eaten, but preferably […]