Dave and Debbie Weinstein moved around the country a dozen times throughout Dave’s 40-year automanufacturing career. “Eight of those times,” Dave said, “we bought a house. So, this is number nine.”
Fernando Escobar is now head cook and manager of the restaurant; but a few years ago, he didn’t know where his next meal would come from. Open Gate International helped turn his life around through culinary school.
“My life was in the place of darkness and addicted to meth and alcohol and I ended up in the streets homeless,” said Escobar.
Making food takes Escobar back to days in the kitchen with his mother; Christmas with his family. It now gives him a feeling of empowerment.
“To be a part of something that could possibly help another single parent out there