Mise-en-place: Triad Community Kitchen graduate Jacques Moore finds his place.

Updated: Jan 29, 2021

Jacques Moore, a graduate of Second Harvest’s Triad Community Kitchen program, has always had a passion for cooking. He was 8 years old when his grandma taught him how to make cookies for the first time. Ever since, he has enjoyed sharing his love of cooking with his friends and family.

After working as a shoe buyer at Nordstrom for some time, Jacques started attending culinary classes at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York, doing a steward program. In the midst of his training there, a family emergency brought him back to North Carolina. He had to leave the program.

Knowing that he was eager to resume his culinary training, a friend told Jacques about the Triad Community Kitchen</