Meet Mel, one of our kitchen crew team members. She is a pro in all aspects of the kitchen... You can find her mixing nut butter, lidding and tampering jars + more! We are grateful for her positive energy and willingness to try new things.
What has your experience with Ground Up been like? How has it helped your self-confidence?
My experience here at Ground Up has been positive and refreshing. Working here has built up my confidence in my skills, and now I work two jobs.
What does it meant to you to have a job opportunity and be back in the work force?
Job opportunities mean money, which is very important in sustaining housing, and working consistently will help sustain that.
What is the community at Ground Up like? What does having this community mean to you?
The community here at Ground Up is supportive and I feel like I belong here.
What do you like to do for fun?
I like to watch TV and play with my cats.
What is your favorite Ground Up nut butter flavor + favorite way to enjoy it?
My favorite classic flavor is Smooth, it's very neutral and tastes good with White Cheddar Cheez-Its.
What do you hope to do after Ground Up?
I hope to keep working in production kitchens. I found that I really enjoy making food!