TASTE OF THE TREASURE COAST
and, most importantly, a Serve-Safe Certificate from the State
All food training is hands-on.
“Students first cook at The Source to master their abilities,”
Ayala explained. “They practice, practice, practice until they
get it right.”
Just as the step-by-step program methods of the Dining
with Dignity training program transforms their lives, they,
in turn, work step by step, recreating award-winning recipes
combining raw ingredients into incredibly tasty dishes.
“The addition of the Dignity Food Truck has been a blessing
for the student,” Ayala said. “It provides them with the
ability to interact directly with the public, to learn how to
prepare ala carte items and the need for speed.”
The truck hits the road Monday through Friday, traveling
to various Indian River County locations, including Route 60
Hyundai, the Emerson Center at the Unitarian Universalist
Fellowship of Vero Beach, the Vero Beach Police Department
and Florida Eye Institute in Vero Beach and Sebastian.
By downloading the Google app, I Am The Source from the
App Store, it is simple to find the location of the day, view the
menu, order, pay online and head to the truck’s location to
retrieve the order. However, if you’re just happening by, stop
in and order from the window.
SPECIAL HOT DOG ORDER
Also on the menu is the award-winning Chicken N’ Waffle
creation. The 2018 People’s Choice Award winner for Best
Burger in Indian River County at the Annual Burgers & Brews
event, this scrumptious dish is always a high-demand item.
Several steps are involved in the construction of this sandwich.
Begin by spreading a generous portion of spicy maple
butter on each waffle. This secret recipe combines 1 stick of
softened, salted butter, 3 tbsp. of maple syrup, 3 tsp. of hot
sauce and ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper.
“Place some tomato slices on the bottom waffle, and then >>
Chef and Kitchen Manager Karlos Ayala, left, and Executive Director Anthony Zorbaugh show the many awards won by their team at The Source.
The Hirstein Hot Dog, named for St. Edward’s School Principal Stuart
Hirstein, is topped with chili, onions, jalapenos and mustard.