Grand opening for cafe with developmentally disabled employees
Workers learn real-life job skills
Last Updated: 38 days ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The Garden of Eatin' promises good food with a purpose as they officially open their doors Friday, November 1st.
From 11am-2pm you can help the cafe located at 6501 Schirra Court Suite 316 celebrate with Kern County Board of Supervisor members.
Officials said they currently have about a dozen developmentally disabled employees on staff.
The restaurant off Ashe Road and White Lane is a transitional work environment built by parent company New Options that integrates these men and women into the community and workforce.
Owner's told 23ABC they want this job to be a jumping off point for their workers to find full-time employment.
The business had a soft opening in July.
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