Our cafe on Mississippi Avenue in Ward 8 offers a variety of fresh salads, sandwiches, snacks, and coffees. Stop by today!



Culinary Job Training

Preparing adults with high barriers to employment for culinary careers.

DC Central Kitchen Cafe & Catering

Ward 8’s newest hub for fresh food and on-the-job training.

Healthy School Food

Serving award-winning farm-to-school menus at DC schools.

Healthy Corners

Transforming corners stores into access points for healthy, affordable food.

Community Meals

Preparing nutritious meals for nonprofits, youth programs, and shelters.

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Tickets to DC Central Kitchen’s signature fundraising event, Capital Food Fight, are now on sale. The star-studded, foodie charitable event will return to The Anthem on Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Presented by Smithfield Foods, the Capital Food Fight brings together over 1,200 guests to taste food and drink from more than 80 of DC’s best… Read more »

On behalf of the DC Chef’s Club About Nothing, a group of legendary DC Chefs, please join us for a night to honor and remember Chef Michel Richard and Jean-Louis Palladin and the incredible work and talent they brought to the restaurant and culinary industry. For one night only, this group of chefs will collaborate… Read more »

At DC Central Kitchen, we pride ourselves in providing open-source, easily scalable programming (i.e. Healthy Corners and our Culinary Job Training program). The Nutrition Educator Summit served as a collaborative effort between DC Central Kitchen and other organizations across the District to not only share best practices and resources, but also to coordinate efforts and… Read more »



We are proud to work with @dcck. By investing in a new box truck they will be able to source fresh ingredients from over 40 local farms & deliver healthy farm-to-school meals. Recently, they stopped by @ButlersOrchard to load up the new truck with over 700 pounds of fresh apples! https://t.co/kj7qKzTSiT

LAST CHANCE to grab your tickets to this weekend's event with powerhouse chefs creating a unique 7-course dinner with wine pairings at @cesco_osteria with proceeds supporting our fight against hunger! @washingtonian https://t.co/W0qz26v9Pt

Contests to @thinklocaldc for another great Local First Awards! @tweetelissa was proud to present the High Road award to the fantastic @dcck, for their work as a model employer here in DC! https://t.co/lK3KgT5wxB dcck photo

Senior Policy Advisors Shawna Watley and Beth Viola volunteered at the @dcck by participating in @SmithfieldFoods’ Helping Hungry Homes initiative. We admire and commend Smithfield’s commitment to alleviating hunger. #HKCares https://t.co/JalUjCKXYa dcck photo
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