JARC FL & Cafe 95 at Boca Raton
JARC Florida, a non-sectarian organization based in Boca Raton, provides programs and services to educate and empower adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It strives to assist each individual with becoming all he or she is capable of being and encourages this growth in a caring, nurturing environment. It is the mission of JARC, in partnership with the families of its clients, to promote independence, dignity, and self-respect in order to create more fulfilling lives.
JARC currently operates ten group homes in the Boca Raton and Delray Beach area for adults with developmental disabilities. JARC offers apartment living for those who do not require 24-hour supervision as well as vocational training in the Mel & Elaine Stein Living and Learning Center. The organization was created in the mid 1980’s in response to the needs of families with adult children with developmental disabilities. Learn more at http://jarcfl.org.
Café 95 is located on the JARC Florida Campus 21150 95th Avenue South, Boca Raton, FL 33428
Café 95 is a top-notch kosher café and catering facility which draws many people for lunch every weekday, as well as filling numerous catering jobs each week (both on and off the Federation campus). Café 95 is open to the public from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Every Thursday is the famous salmon day! If you are visiting the Federation campus, let them know where you are going at the guardhouse.
Café 95 is run by Sylvia Belolo, JARC FL food services director and mashgiach (“kosher food supervisor”). Belolo was trained at the Culinary Institute of France and ran three of her own restaurants before coming to JARC more than 12 years ago. Belolo has taught the JARC clients how to prepare a wide array of international delights including Israeli salad, Moroccan chicken, Indian curry and falafel. Café 95’s mouthwatering desserts are legendary, including biscotti, French pastries and Belolo’s famous cheesecake.
In addition, Café 95 provides more than 300 meals a week to the “Meals on Wheels” program of Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services, among other outside customers.