Karis Place is one of More Than A Roof Housing’s buildings for singles located in downtown Vancouver on the edge of Yaletown. Completed in 2011, it has a large commercial kitchen just off the main level common space. Currently used to host a number of major food events, More Than A Roof has a vision for so much more.
Funding from More Than A Roof Foundation will allow them to utilize the kitchen as a training facility. Tenants can engage in classes from the basics of cooking, which enables them to choose and prepare healthier food and menu options, to entry level instruction in culinary arts giving them some pre-employment training.
Once graduated, tenants can then get involved in the More Than A Roof Housing Community Kitchen Social Enterprise giving them the experience they need for their resumes and their futures. The additional funding also helps fuel the future sustainability of the program ensuring tenants from all More Than A Roof Communities and beyond can benefit for years to come.