post-title FareStart Will Close Its South Lake Union Restaurant Maslow’s This Month – Eater Seattle

FareStart Will Close Its South Lake Union Restaurant Maslow’s This Month – Eater Seattle

FareStart Will Close Its South Lake Union Restaurant Maslow’s This Month – Eater Seattle
Motivation and Coaching

Seattle-based nonprofit FareStart — which offers food service job training to people struggling with poverty, addiction, homelessness, or a criminal record — announced that it will close its South Lake Union restaurant Maslow’s at the end of service January 31. The group will retain the kitchen for catering services, along with the cafe Rise on Amazon’s campus, the flagship FareStart Restaurant Downtown on Virginia Street, and the FareStart Café in Beacon Hill (all of which serve as classrooms for its job training programs).

In a time of ambitious expansion for FareStart, Maslow’s opened three years ago as a full-service casual restaurant and bar at 380 Boren Ave N named after Abraham Maslow, who developed the well-known theory of motivation called the hierarchy of needs. The restaurant — housed in a former radiator factory — served lunch, happy hour, and dinner, with dishes that included pastas, house-smoked trout on crostini, and fried chicken. It even received some praise from the Seattle Times.

When reached for comment, FareStart said in a statement that closing Maslow’s will help shift resources to other parts of the organization: “By focusing on catering in our SLU kitchen, we can provide stronger job training opportunities, use our donor dollars most efficiently, and continue to operate thriving social enterprise businesses such as the FareStart Restaurant, our cafes and our school and community meals program.”

About Juan Rodulfo

Defined by Nature: Planet Earth Habitant, Human, Son of Eladio Rodulfo & Briceida Moya, Brother of Gabriela, Gustavo & Katiuska, Father of Gabriel & Sofia; Defined by the Society: Venezuelan Citizen (Human Rights Limited by default), Friend of many, Enemy of few, Neighbor, Student/Teacher/Student, Worker/Supervisor/Manager/Leader/Worker, Husband of Katty/ Ex-Husband of K/Husband of Yohana; Defined by the US Immigration System: Legal Alien; Defined by the Gig Economy: Independent Contractor Form 1099; Studies in classroom: Master Degree in Human Resources Management, English, Chinese Mandarin; Studies at the real world: Human Behavior; Studies at home: Webmaster SEO, Graphic Web Apps Design, Internet & Social Media Marketing, Video Production, You Tube Branding, Trading, Import-Exports, Affiliate Marketing, Cooking, Laundry, Home Cleaning; Work experience: Public-Private-Entrepreneur Sectors; Other Definitions: Bitcoin Evangelist, Human Rights Peace and Love Advocate. Author of: Why Maslow: How to use his theory to stay in Power Forever (EN/SP); Asylum Seekers (EN/SP); Manual for Gorillas: 9 Rules to be the “Fer-pect” Dictator (EN/SP); Why you must Play the Lottery (EN/SP); Para Español Oprima #2: Speaking Spanish in Times of Xenophobia (EN/SP). Social Media profiles: Twitter/FB/Instagram/VK/Linkedin/Sina Weibo: @rodulfox
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