DCCK Participates in Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business’ Social Impact Consulting Project

DC Central Kitchen partnered with Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business as the featured non-profit for their First-Year Seminar Social Impact Consulting Project, a course which requires all first-year McDonough students to work in teams and present strategic solutions to a nonprofit’s business challenges over several competitive rounds.   The project started with 260 students divided […]

A Hunger Free Summer

     In DC over 40,000 students on free and reduced lunch are at risk of experiencing hunger this summer.      Every year when schools let out for the summer, the thousands of kids that rely on school to receive all their meals will suddenly have to look elsewhere for the food they need. […]

May Community Events

May is a busy month for our Community Development and Partnerships team! As the weather warms up we’ll be hosting and participating in events across DC, promoting our programs and resources, ensuring our neighbors will know where they can find an affordable yet nutritious meal this summer.   Healthy Corners Events We’re hosting weekly community […]

Photos: CJT Class 126 Cheers on the Washington Wizards

CJT Class 126 enters the Washington Wizards arena before a game on Monday, November 22, 2021. “We will cook for you! Hire us to cook for you!” That’s what the students of Culinary Job Training Class 126 shouted when highlighted on the jumbotron at the Washington Wizards basketball game on Monday, November 22, 2021. Our […]

Talking Turkey: How Our Community Came Together to Feed Thousands

Everything But The Turkey volunteers prepare coleslaw at the DCJCC. Thanksgiving is days away, and this year, we have received an overwhelming number of requests for additional meals and grocery kits. The lingering effects of the pandemic on local food insecurity and joblessness, supply chain shortages, and inflationary pressures are all impacting our Washington, DC […]

FRESHFARM Fresh Food Drive 2021: DCCK in Dupont

Past DCCK volunteers glean the Dupont FRESHFARM market.  Looking for a fun Sunday outing? Stop by the FRESHFARM market at Dupont Circle on Sunday mornings for fresh, local produce, and a chance to give back this holiday season. To help get nutritious food onto the tables of our neighbors, DCCK is partnering with FRESHFARM on […]

It’s a Victory for the Jolly Green Giant at Cedar Tree Academy

Cedar Tree Academy students pose with Mr. Broccoli at the Real Food For Kids Chef Exchange tasting event on Thursday October 14, 2021. After a competitive round of voting, the students of Cedar Tree Academy ultimately voted for “Jolly Green Giant” to be the official name of the mystery green drink. The banana and apple […]

Get Dog Chow, a collaboration between DCCK and Flying Dog Brewery

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, […]