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 »

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 »

Michael has always loved to cook. His favorite dishes to prepare? Country-fried potatoes and fried apples. “Typically, I only make them on the weekends, for my family. I only do it every once in a while.” Michael gets to do what he loves every day in his role as Production Cook at DC Central Kitchen… Read more »



Our Director of Food Access and Education will be speaking at the DC Peace Conference tomorrow, focused on food insecurity in DC (hosted by @HIUSA)! Join us by RSVP-ing at https://t.co/gxE6sKxiwt! https://t.co/mG6CJl8kjH dcck photo

For one night only, a group of DC chefs will create a 7-course dinner with wine pairings, benefitting DC Central Kitchen! Get your tickets today at https://t.co/xwv8TfdmVf https://t.co/0jcQUKrzOJ dcck photo
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