> DCCK’S RESPONSE TO COVID-19

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To support our ongoing COVID-19 response efforts, we teamed up with Flying Dog Brewery to present some of DC’s top chefs with a challenge – develop the best recipe featuring one of Flying Dog’s beers! The result is Dog Chow, a digital cookbook featuring unique Flying Dog-themed recipes, like sourdough bread, beer-battered fish and chips, smokehouse burgers,… Read more »

Our restaurant partnerships are integral to our work at DC Central Kitchen. Over the years, we have always been able to count on local chefs and restaurants to run cooking demos at our kitchen, provide internships and job opportunities for our students, and to support with fundraising events across the city. There’s no doubt the… Read more »

Since 1989, DCCK has worked to break the cycle of hunger and poverty in Washington, DC. In addition to serving more than 37 million meals, we have provided rigorous culinary training to help nearly 2,000 individuals launch careers. We’ve made many friends and partners in this effort to fight hunger differently in DC, and one… Read more »

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There are only two more days to get your copy of Dog Chow, our cookbook collaboration with @FlyingDog! Make a donation to DCCK and get your copy today: https://t.co/vQZDjeIjBh https://t.co/7nWyHH5hGy dcck photo

Our friend @lidflutters is still fundraising for DCCK! Each month she'll choose a different set of prints to donate a portion of the proceeds – this month's theme is "Libations!" Thank you, Christine, for your support! Head here to buy your art today: https://t.co/2yofqC4GQv https://t.co/d0dNOb0V57 dcck photo

We are $500 away from our $5K goal to help @dcck feed families affected by #COVID19! Will you help push us over the finish line? Dog Chow will be available until 5PM this Friday. Donate & download here: https://t.co/zkyED0GAmm. #disobedientbeer #cookingathome #fighthunger https://t.co/CcNOHJk0WN dcck photo

Thank you, Brenden Dillon, and @MSEFndn for your generous donation of masks to DCCK and others on the frontlines of this pandemic! #hungerfighters https://t.co/i7OZS3p39u
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NEWS RELEASE: @Capitals Brenden Dillon and @MSEFndn Donate 10,000 Medical Face Masks Across @MedStarHealth, @MarthasTableorg and @dcck: https://t.co/5Cr46Pxi5M https://t.co/bwnRBAeger
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

There are only two more days to get your copy of Dog Chow, our cookbook collaboration with Flying Dog Brewery! The link to donate and purchase is live through this Friday at 5pm. Get your copy today: https://t.co/vQZDjeIjBh?amp=1

DC Central Kitchen
DC Central Kitchen

Our friend Christine Vineyard (Lidflutters) is extending her fundraising efforts for DCCK! Each month she'll choose a different set of prints to donate a portion of the proceeds – this month's theme is "Libations!" Thank you, Christine, for your support! Head to her site and...

DC Central Kitchen
DC Central Kitchen

We're at Rasa's new location in Mount Vernon Triangle today for their Community Day, which is part of their grand opening weekend! Pay what you want for a bowl and the proceeds will go towards DCCK and our mission! Thanks RASA for including us, and...