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Mon, 12 April 2021

Marriott Partners with Scholars of Sustenance for Rescue Kitchen in Phuket

Marriott's hotels in Phuket and Phang Nga recently partnered with Scholars of Sustenance (SOS), a food rescue foundation, to host a Rescue Kitchen providing hot meals to the local community.

During these challenging times, we believe that hot and nutritious meals have both positive physical and mental benefits and help people to work for a better tomorrow, said Mr. Brad Edman, Multi Property Vice President, Phuket. At Marriott, we always strive to take the best possible care of our guests and our associates. We are committed to giving back to the local communities where we live and work. Serving our world is one of Marriotts core values.

Over 40 volunteers, including general managers, chefs and other employees from 11 Marriott International Hotels and Resorts in Phuket and Phang Nga, worked with SOS Thailand to organize and run a pop-up kitchen that served over 13,700 nutritious meals to community members in Patong and Ko Kaew. Click to enlarge.

Over 40 volunteers, including general managers, chefs and other employees from 11 Marriott International Hotels and Resorts in Phuket and Phang Nga, worked with SOS Thailand to organize and run a pop-up kitchen that served over 13,700 nutritious meals to community members in Patong and Ko Kaew.

Scholars of Sustenance has been serving communities in need in Bangkok since 2016 and in Phuket since 2019. So far, the foundation has redistributed more than 5 million meals to vulnerable communities by rescuing surplus ingredients and food products from hotel chains, supermarkets, and suppliers within Bangkok Metropolitan and Phuket areas every day.

The community is encouraged to bring their own reusable food containers when they pick up the meals.

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