Breaking the cycle, one family member at a time

DC Central Kitchen specializes in second chances—and that’s why many of our culinary students come to us late in their adulthoods, after decades of personal struggle. Relatively few young adults are ready for the professional and emotional rigors of our program, but 24-year-old Piccom Dews defied that trend. In less than a year, Piccom has,… Read more »

DCCK’s Capital Food Fight™ is back!

Join DC Central Kitchen at our signature fundraising event and DC’s biggest foodie event of the year, the Capital Food Fight™ on November 12, 2015.Tickets are on sale now! Check out the celebrity line-up, view photos from last year’s event, and purchase tickets at www.capitalfoodfight.org. Join Capital Food Fight™ founder and host José Andrés(Chef/Owner, ThinkFoodGroup)… Read more »

DCCK’s CEO awarded highest honor from Williams College

Last weekend, DC Central Kitchen’s fearless leader, Mike Curtin, received a Bicentennial Medal from Williams College – his Alma mater. Established in 1993 in honor of the college’s 200th anniversary, Bicentennial Medals honor members of the Williams community for distinguished achievement in any field of endeavor. Curtin received his medal alongside four other distinguished alumni… Read more »

Staff profile: Crystal Marshall

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, and, if they can’t find them, make them.” That concept is embodied by one of our staff members and Culinary Job Training (CJT) graduates, Crystal… Read more »