Taste Project will join nearly 50 nonprofit cafes across the country for National Everybody Eats Week from August 22nd – August 28th, 2021. National Everybody Eats Week is a nationally coordinated campaign to help consumers understand the power they have in ending hunger in their own community.
What if deciding where to eat for lunch also involved deciding how you can make a difference right here in Fort Worth?
“There is power in how you spend your money,” says Julie Williams, President of One World Everybody Eats. “Empowered consumers can do so much more than a single organization.”
Taste Project is an independent nonprofit pay-what-you-can restaurant, affiliated with the One World Everybody Eats community café network. At Taste Community Restaurant, guests are asked to:
- Pay what you can afford;
- Pay what you would typically pay; or
- Pay what you would typically pay, plus a little extra to help a neighbor.
During National Everybody Eats Week, Taste Project encourages all Fort Worth and surrounding residents dine at Taste Community Restaurant for lunch or brunch and learn the power you have in ending hunger in our community. Or, consider donating online at www.tasteproject.org to help a neighbor in need.
Taste Community Restaurant
1200 South Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76104
Open for Breakfast and Lunch: Tuesday – Friday (9:00am – 2:00pm)
Open for Brunch: Saturday – Sunday (10:00am – 2:00pm)
About Taste Project
Taste Project is a 501(c)3 non-profit established to feed, educate, and serve our community so they may “…taste and see the Lord is good.” Psalm 34:8. We believe everyone should have access to healthy nutritional food. Our vision is to see our community heed the call to battle and stand on the front lines against hunger. Our first project, Taste Community Restaurant at 1200 South Main Street in Fort Worth, focuses on healthy, quality meals made from fresh ingredients. Our menu has no prices. This is a give and take concept. We ask guests to do one of the following: 1) pay what you can afford, 2) pay what you would typically pay, or 3) pay what you would typically pay, plus a little extra. To learn more, visit us at www.tasteproject.org or find us on Facebook.
About One World Everybody Eats
In 2003, One World Everybody Eats began as a simple offering in a small café in Salt Lake City, UT. Owner Denise Cerreta noticed her patrons were struggling to make ends meet, and in what she describes as her ‘field of dreams’ experience, she decided to begin letting them pay what they could for their meals. She realized that one in six Americans—50 million people—are food insecure, meaning families and individuals are accessing emergency food pantries, even scavenging or stealing, to meet their nutrition needs. To address this issue, OWEE supports a model of pay-what-you-can Community Cafés that helps communities alleviate hunger at the local level. Since its inception, cafés around the world have implemented the OWEE business model, including Panera Bread and the Jon Bon Jovi Soul Foundation for which Cerreta provided café opening guidance. Dozens of cafés are currently in development. Collectively, OWEE cafés have served almost 2 million meals, 30 percent of which are served to people of less means. Under OWEE’s business platform, each café is committed to serving appealing, nutritious, locally sourced meals with dignity to everyone while ultimately, changing communities and their perspective on hunger. For more information on OWEE visit www.oneworldeverybodyeats.org.