"St. Matthew's House (SMH) Catering offers Life Skills and Knife Skills to individuals whose lives were once filled with hopelessness. This life changing program is offered to the men and women residing at one of the St. Matthew’s House temporary housing facilities, as well as those participating in St. Matt's residential treatment program, Justin’s Place. Working alongside Executive Chef Kris Jubinville, participants are trained in the culinary arts and also gain access to the process of catering events. The program, designed to empower longevity in self-sufficiency and purpose in the lives of the otherwise forgotten has already witnessed numerous life-changing moments for those we serve."
"The Naples Originals Culinary Scholarship benefits a student a Florida Gulf Coast University's Resort & Hospitality Program. Within the program there are aspiring chefs and restaurateurs who demonstrate talent, perseverance and need. The Scholarship will be an annual gift, and funded by Naples Originals' special events, gift certificate sales and other marketing promotions."
Cooking with Heart for Our Beneficiaries