"All of the instructors want me to succeed, and there is nothing I wouldn't do for any of
them. Every day I feel blessed to be here."
Cleveland’s EDWINS Restaurant draws diners for its lauded classic French fare, but the best things to come out of its kitchen may be the formerly incarcerated adults who receive hospitality and culinary training through the eatery's leadership institute.
The James Beard Foundation
Tradition & Passion
EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute is a unique approach at giving formerly-incarcerated adults a foundation in the hospitality industry while providing a support network necessary for a successful reentry. EDWINS goal is to enhance the community of Cleveland’s vulnerable neighborhoods by providing its future leaders.