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Board Spotlight: Radhika Mohan

Hold onto your accomplishments. Set long-term goals. Remember your support networks. Accept failure as an inevitable part of the process. These were just a few pieces of advice DCCK Board […]

Meet the Hunger Fighters: Aliyah N.

Aliyah N. poses for a portrait at the National Harbor. Aliyah is now working full time for her own catering business, “Takes Thyme Catering”. Aliyah N. first realized her culinary […]

Meet the Hunger Fighters: Larry P.

Larry P. poses for a photo before distributing bags of groceries.  Larry grew up watching his mother cook in his childhood kitchen. At a young age his mother taught him […]

Meet Ablawa.

“Do you really know what you’re getting yourself into?” was the question Ablawa asked herself as she started her first day as a Culinary Job Training (CJT) student in April 2017. After working as a […]

Meet Rasheem.

This past January, DC Central Kitchen was excited to welcome Rasheem Rooke to our team as Director of Workforce Development. Rasheem brought with him an impressive background of supporting DC […]

A family that cooks together

At DC Central Kitchen Cafe’s November graduation, the audience watched as two generations, a father and a son, came together to celebrate new opportunities and a love of cooking. James, […]

Staff profile: Crystal

Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw was once quoted saying: “The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, […]