The Organic Soup Kitchen, founded in 2009, celebrated its 10th Anniversary and celebrated with a party at their new headquarters at 6th and Anacapa Streets in Santa Barbara on May 18 from 4:00-7:00. The beautiful new kitchen was overflowing with food servers providing delicious hors d’oeuvres to a huge crowd of guests who savored cocktails and a delicious served vegetarian dinner, listened to music and shared in conversation with friends in the new venue.

Wine & Cocktails Overflowed

Mayor Cathy Murillo did the formal ribbon cutting with Anthony Carroccio, Executive Director, and later Salud Carbajal presented Anthony Carroccio, Executive Director and Andrea Slaby, Chief Operations Officer with a Congressional recognition award for the outstanding work they have done in the Santa Barbara community over the past ten years.

Salud Carbajal Honors Anthony Carroccio Executive Director & Andrea Slaby COO

Since its inception, Organic Soup Kitchen has been honored for their work feeding the need by the American Cancer Society, Montecito Bank & Trust, Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market, Santa Barbara Housing Association, Local Heroes Award from Hospice of Santa Barbara and several Congressional recognition awards from Salud Carbajal.
“Organic Soup Kitchen has been waiting for this moment since 2009. For the past couple of years, we have worked with the Santa Barbara community to pull together resources for our all-in-one headquarters,” Anthony Carroccio. For more information and details please visit: http://organicsoupkitchen.org
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By Bonnie Carroll