FareStart is a culinary job training and placement program for homeless and disadvantaged individuals in the greater Seattle area. On January 3, 2011, Emily Wang published an evaluation of FareStart with a "BUY" rating. This research report has been peer reviewed by J. Goldston and K. Chao.

NPI Rating: BUY

FareStart has achieved remarkable success in several areas: training programs, restaurants and cafes, and catering service. FareStart also has excellent financials and focuses on effectively managing costs. FareStart has reached a mature level of operations in the Seattle area; as such, another area of contribution consideration would be to support Catalyst Kitchens (which was launched by FareStart), which focuses on a nation-wide effort of job training in the food service industry.

Download the full research report in PDF format here: NPI Evaluation of FareStart.

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