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Preserving the Harvest

Food Preservation, Kitchen, Volunteering - Personal

It’s harvest season and the Roulant kitchen is receiving tons of beautiful veggies from the Ferme du Roulant. We’re working hard to transform them so that we can continue enjoying them all year round. Want to come help out?  We’re looking for volunteers to help out with food preservation shifts (Thursdays from 2:00 – 6:00pm) and food cycle shifts (Fridays …

Hiring In The Kitchen: Assistant Cook

Featured, Job Postings, Kitchen

As announced in our previous newsletter, we’re hiring kitchen help! Are you a whiz in the kitchen? Are you a Canadian citizen under 30? Do you love community, food, sustainability and seniors?  In partnership with Young Canada Works, we’re looking for a full-time (30 hours per week) Assistant Cook in our Meals-on-Wheels program for the fall, and we’re looking to …

A Dialogue On Dysphagia

Events, Kitchen, Seniors

In our Meals-on-Wheels program, we have lots of experience accommodating our meals to people with various dietary restrictions and preferences, but we are continually trying to offer a better and safer service. In that regard, we invite you to a presentation on how to adapt food for people with swallowing difficulties. Part of Projection Week, a week of events touching …

Kitchen workshop: Canning and fermentation

Events, Kitchen, Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

We’re back for another workshop in the series Recipes from our community, where we invite members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Karen, a Meals-on-Wheels volunteer and experimented canner is excited to share with us her family’s recipes and stories. With lots of charisma and nostalgia, she will show us how we too can preserve …

Iranian cuisine

Community Workshops, Kitchen, Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

We’re back for another workshop in the series Recipes from our community, where we invite the members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. Atabak, a Roulant volunteer, is back to share his favourite Iranian recipes. When: Wednesday, June 19th from 5pm – 8pmWhere: The Roulant kitchen, 111 Roy EastCost: By donation (suggested contribution $15-$25) On …

Kitchen Volunteer survey

Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, Statistics, Volunteering - Personal

Have you volunteered in our kitchen, helping to prepare or package meals? If yes, we want to hear from you! The kitchen team is looking for ways to improve the volunteer experience during kitchen shifts and a big part of that is collecting feedback from the community. We invite you to take a few minutes to fill out the survey, …

Job Offer: Summer Community Cook

Job Postings, Kitchen

Apply now to join our team of kitchen superstars! The Summer Community Cook role focuses on enabling community members to develop and share their cooking skills through our Meals-on-Wheels volunteering opportunities, workshops and other activities in the kitchen. They will also play a strong role in kitchen components of the Roulant’s social entrepreneurship initiatives. The chosen candidate will work in close collaboration …

SPRING CATERING @ THE ROULANT!

Catering, Kitchen

Did you know that the Roulant offers an affordable catering service straight from our community kitchen? Keeping in line with the Roulant’s healthy and seasonal food philosophy, our catering service offers the best of each season throughout the year. Our menu is perfect for conferences, business meetings or even 5 à 7 get-togethers! Discover our new spring menu here, featuring everything from breakfast snacks to cocktail-style hors-d’oeuvres! Our …

Workshop: Turkish cuisine

Kitchen, Kitchen Workshops, Recipes from our Community

After a 6 month hiatus, the Recipes from our community workshop series is returning in January 2019 with an exciting and diverse range of themes! For these workshops we invite the members of our community of all ages to share their recipes and culinary successes. We are very excited to welcome many new volunteer animators and continue to find ways to open up …

Winter comes early in the Roulant headquarters

Collective - Fruits Defendus, Collective - Mycollective, Food, Fruits Défendus, Kitchen, Meals-on-Wheels, News

While the weather gets steadily colder outside, it’s also gotten colder inside this September in the Roulant with the installation of a new walk-in fridge and freezer. For years now, we dreamed of updating our walk-in fridge and freezer for a few reasons. First, an upgrade was necessary to conform to the new city regulations of Montreal. Second, we wanted …

Job Offer: Kitchen Assistant

Job Postings, Kitchen

Apply now to join our team of kitchen super-stars! The Kitchen Assistant role focuses on enabling community members to develop and share their cooking skills through our Meals-on-Wheels volunteering opportunities, workshops, and other activities in the kitchen. They will also play a strong role in kitchen components of the Roulant’s social entrepreneurship initiatives. The chosen candidate will work in close …