Chefs working at a ‘different level’ cooking for Pope Francis, homeless

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September 22, 2015

Aleisha Lee, Gregory Campbell and Donnell Moody package brownies at a Catholic Charities facility in Washington Sept. 21. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington was preparing meals that will be served to Pope Francis and 500 guests in Washington Sept. 24. (CNS photo/Bob Roller) See PAPALTRIP-CATHOLIC-CHARITIES-MEAL Sept. 22, 2015.

Aleisha Lee, Gregory Campbell and Donnell Moody package brownies at a Catholic Charities facility in Washington Sept. 21. Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington was preparing meals that will be served to Pope Francis and 500 guests in Washington Sept. 24. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Cooking for 1,900 people, no problem. Cooking for the pope? Now that requires extra care.

Chefs Michael McDonald and Irshaad Ellis-Bey say they are up to the challenge.

Both men are heading the effort of the Washington Archdiocese’s Catholic Charities Enterprises catering service in preparing a meal for 500 guests, including Pope Francis, Sept. 24.

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