> 30 YEARS AT DC CENTRAL KITCHEN

January 20, 2019 marks our 30th year in operation. This isn’t a milestone. It’s a jumping off point…

WE FIGHT HUNGER DIFFERENTLY

OUR SOCIAL VENTURES

Culinary Job Training

Preparing unemployed adults for culinary careers so they can leave hunger behind

Community Meals

Transforming wasted food into nutritious meals for homeless shelters and nonprofits

Healthy School Food

Serving award-winning farm-to-school menus to low-income schoolchildren

Healthy Corners

Delivering fresh produce and healthy snacks to corner stores in DC’s food deserts

The Campus Kitchens Project

Empowering our next generation of leaders to fight food waste and hunger on a national scale

  • All
  • 30 Years of DCCK
  • Featured
  • Uncategorized
  • All
  • 30 Years of DCCK
  • Featured
  • Uncategorized

DC Central Kitchen founder, Robert Egger, during our earlier days of food recovery and meal distribution.   What it does it mean when an organization that set out to put itself out of business turns 30? For many traditional nonprofits, anniversaries like these are moments of celebration. They’ve persisted, grown, established programs, and built facilities…. Read more »

As we prepare to open our brand-new healthy café and youth job training site in DC’s Ward 8 early next year, we’ve begun some innovative partnerships with some of our future neighbors on the campus of THEARC. One early partner has been ArtReach GW, a free visual arts program serving residents of Wards 7 and… Read more »

Where were you 30 years ago? At DC Central Kitchen, we were outfitting our very first food delivery van and readying for our opening day of operations – January 20, 1989. Thanks to you, we’ve come a long way since that day, when our founder drove through DC picking up leftovers from the evening’s presidential… Read more »

STAY CONNECTED

FOLLOW US


Last Friday, we were recognized by the Mayor and DC Council for 30 years of service. It was an inspiring morning! We're excited to keep serving our city. Learn more about what this anniversary means to us by reading an article by our friends at @wtopnews: https://t.co/osBjZUpCIz https://t.co/tZLQQOWI6Z dcck photo

There is still time to join us Sunday, January 27th for Sips & Suppers at Voltaggio Brothers Steak House for an evening filled with delectable cuisine and community impact benefiting the vital work of @dcck https://t.co/UdoWEv1El3 https://t.co/v3qIij39RS dcck photo

“There [are] amazing things that happen here on a daily basis, and I guess the happiest of all of those days will be the day when we say, ‘You know what, we’re just not needed anymore.’” @dcck marks 30 years of fighting hunger & poverty in nation's capital https://t.co/BDnt1bFzDJ

Today marks the anniversary of 30 years of operations at DC Central Kitchen. For 30 years we have served our city, and we are honored to have the day recognized as DC Central Kitchen Day by DC Council and the Mayor's office. Thank you for your continual support! #30yearsofDCCK https://t.co/AwChi7Z2dZ dcck photo
Founded in 1989 in protest of traditional charity models, the organization uses career training, job creation, and sustainable business practices to strengthen local food systems and reduce disparities in health and economic opportunity. The Kitchen’s life-changing social ventures include providing culinary job training to at-risk adults, turning wasted food into balanced meals for shelters and nonprofits, and serving healthy, scratch-cooked meals in low-income schools.
DC Central Kitchen
DC Central Kitchen added 4 new photos.

Last Friday, we were recognized by the Mayor and DC Council for 30 years of service to Washington, DC. Friends, supporters, and staff members joined us at the Wilson Building for the occasion, including Earl, graduate of Class 100 and current full-time employee. It was...

DC Central Kitchen
DC Central Kitchen is with Mayor Bowser and 5 others.

Today marks the anniversary of 30 years of operations at DC Central Kitchen. For 30 years we have served our city, and we are honored to have the day recognized as DC Central Kitchen Day by DC Council and the Mayor's office. Thank you for...

DC Central Kitchen
DC Central Kitchen

Chefs Scott Drewno of CHIKO and Eric Adjepong from this season's Top Chef joined Great Day Washington this week to talk all things Sips & Suppers at the event's lead purveyor sponsor, Whole Foods Market!

Below is a clip with Chef Scott....

  • 56
  • 1
  • 66
  • 2
  • 45
  • 2
  • 117
  • 1
  • 85
  • 1
  • 45
  • 1