Last updated on May 30th, 2014 at 12:12 pm
James Jones Jr., (l) and Wiley Walker Jr., both formerly homeless, graduated from a five-month culinary arts training program at The Cookery, a new eatery located at 1827 12th Avenue S. Jones and Walker are the program’s first two graduates. The Cookery is open Tuesday through Friday, 10:30 am to 8:30 pm, Saturday 8:30 am to 8:30 pm, and Sunday from noon to 2 pm. The cafe also serves as a mission to help homeless individuals acquire skills that will enable them to find employment. The Cookery can be reached at 615-269-2911.