1. Snapchef trains, transports and employs chefs while filling needs of Massachusetts kitchens

    Snapchef trains, transports and employs chefs while filling needs of Massachusetts kitchens

    If chicken soup cures everything, the chicken soup simmering at Snapchef on Worthington Street in Springfield just might be part of the cure for Springfield's persistent workforce problems. The culinary training program is helping people who need jobs but lack skills -- or formal proof that they have skills -- as well as employers who have jobs to fill but can't find a qualified candidate. "We are not your typical employment agency," said Todd Snopkowski, founder and CEO of Snapchef. "We are not your typical job training agency. We combine the two."

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    1. We are not your typical employment agency.
    2. We make sure that people have food to take home to their families.
    3. We realized that in Boston, the T stops at midnight. But our people don't get off work until 1 or 2 a.m..
    4. The goal is to encourage employers to hire these people and get them trained.
    5. We are preparing for MGM Springfield.
    6. But we are watching everything they do.
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