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National Catholic Register: Portland Catholic Charities Chef Jon Wirtis — and a Recipe for Tortilla Lasagna

Posted by | Raeann Boero, Communications Coordinator

Hear the story behind the Executive Chef and Lead Instructor of Germaine’s Kitchen and Café, Jon Wirtis. A Californian native, Chef Jon Wirtis always had a heart for cooking. Starting out in his father’s restaurant, Chef Jon worked his way up in the culinary world. Chef Jon believes in the power of food: to help, to heal, and to bring people together.

Read the full article here: https://www.ncregister.com/blog/chef-jon-wirtis

Also included is his recipe for Tortilla Lasagna. Delicious!


Learn more about Germaine’s Kitchen and Café: https://www.catholiccharitiesoregon.org/services/food-services/germaines-kitchen-and-cafe/

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