Published 12:16 pm Monday, May 1, 2023

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SLIDELL, La. – The Healthy School Food Collaborative is partnering with LED FastStart to host an in-person job fair that connects qualified candidates to opportunities at its newly expanded processing facility in Slidell.

The job fair will take place Wednesday, May 10 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at HSFC’s facility at 62271 U.S. Hwy. 11 in Slidell. Job seekers can register in advance here, or in person at the event. Attendees are asked to bring three copies of their résumé.

Company representatives will conduct initial screenings and interviews with candidates interested in positions such as:

  • Lead cook
  • Cook
  • Utility maintenance
  • Food prep
  • Drivers

Last year, HSFC announced a $4.6 million expansion of its St. Tammany facility to allow it to reach additional markets throughout Louisiana and neighboring states. The company will offer an array of services ranging from National School Lunch Program consulting and nutrition counseling to food co-packing and meal delivery logistics.

“We’re looking for great people to fill positions that will make a lasting impact for our community,” HSFC CEO James A. Graham Jr. said.

LED FastStart hosts numerous virtual and in-person career fairs each year covering a range of industries, from tech to manufacturing. To receive email notifications about future interview events, opt in here.

About Healthy School Food Collaborative
HSFC is a team of food service operations professionals who support charter and non-public schools and districts and community organizations with food program implementation and management. Using best practices gained through years of experience, along with a commitment to our partners’ success, HSFC ensures sustainable food program operations in schools and communities. Read more at

About LED
Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state’s business environment and creating a more vibrant economy. It is the only state agency in the U.S. accredited by the International Economic Development Council, boasting award-winning programs like LED FastStart, rated the No. 1 customized workforce training program in the U.S. 13 years in a row. In 2022, LED attracted 53 new economic development projects representing 18,137 new direct, indirect and retained jobs and $20.7 billion in new capital investment. Explore how LED cultivates jobs and economic opportunity for the people of Louisiana and employers of all sizes at