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DC Central Kitchen presents our latest annual report.  See how we’re delivering on our mission, contributing to sustainable progress, and making the best use of our resources

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

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June marks the end of another school year and DC Central Kitchen’s eighth year as a foodservice provider for DC Public Schools. Join us in looking back and celebrating the accomplishments of our Healthy School Food program this academic year. Since August, we served over 1.4 million healthy, scratch-cooked meals at 15 schools in DC,… Read more »

At DC Central Kitchen, our diverse slate of programs means that our efforts often affect people and our community in very different ways. While the immediate impact of providing a healthy meal to resident of a homeless shelter who might otherwise go hungry that night is inarguable, other activities, like providing financial literacy education to… Read more »

Along with millions of other people – those who knew Anthony personally and those who rightfully felt like they knew him after joining him on televised journeys around the world – we were shocked and saddened to learn of his passing. We were fortunate to count him as a friend, supporter, and inspiration over the… Read more »

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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.
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DC Central Kitchen8 hours ago

We have some exciting news coming next week about the 15th anniversary of Capital Food Fight! Check out some behind the scenes action from our battling chefs as they get ready for November 8.

Keep up to date with all the...

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DC Central Kitchen9 hours ago

Amanda joined DC Central Kitchen two years ago after interning with us. Now, as a specialist on our School Foods team, she helps ensure that our students not only eat nutritious food, but also know why nutritious food is important. #WhyDCCK

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DC Central Kitchen3 days ago

We're proud that the DCCK family has grown to over 180 people, including 85 graduates of our Culinary Job Training Program. Our dedicated and hardworking team makes it possible for us to fight hunger differently every day.

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