Chef Samuel Kim Wins DC Central Kitchen’s Capital Food Fight

Signature fundraising event raises $694,000 for DC Central Kitchen’s culinary training and anti-hunger programs Chef Samuel Kim of 1789 took home the top honor last night at DC Central Kitchen’s signature fundraising event, the Capital Food Fight. Chefs Samuel Kim, Andrew Markert (Beuchert’s Saloon), George Rodrigues (Tico DC), and Theary So (Hank’s Oyster Bar) created… Read more »

DC Central Kitchen celebrates ‘real food’ with kids

“A farmer picked this collard green just for me?!” exclaimed one of Houston Elementary School’s fourth grade girls, as she twirled around the school cafeteria with two collard green leaves bigger than her head. On Monday, October 24, DC Central Kitchen celebrated farm fresh food on National Food Day with Houston Elementary School students. The… Read more »

DCCK honored with Institutional Leader Award

Local Food Hub, a nonprofit organization that partners with Virginia farmers to increase community access to local food, recognized DC Central Kitchen with the Institutional Leader Award at the annual Community Food Awards celebration last Thursday. The Community Food Awards recognizes farmers, businesses, and community partners for their commitment to local food, healthy communities, and Virginia… Read more »

Giving back this holiday season

The holiday season is a wonderful time to give thanks and give back. At DC Central Kitchen, we fighting hunger differently during the holidays and throughout the year by providing meals for our community each day while making longer-term investments in career training and job creation that strengthen local food systems and reduce disparities in health… Read more »

Tickets to the 13th annual Capital Food Fight now on sale!

Tickets are now on sale for DC Central Kitchen’s fundraising event, the Capital Food Fight™. Join host José Andrés (Chef/Owner, ThinkFoodGroup) and co-host Spike Mendelsohn (“Top Chef” contestant and Restaurateur) at the Ronald Reagan Building on November 10, 2016 for a night of food, fun, and philanthropy! Presented by Tyson Foods with support from sponsors… Read more »

Discussing the state of school food with DC’s Food Policy Council

On September 7th, DC Central Kitchen joined the new DC Food Policy Council in a robust community discussion about the state of school food in the District of Columbia. This fall, DC Central Kitchen expanded our award-winning Healthy School Food program to 12 DC Public Schools (DCPS) and 15 total schools in DC. In all,… Read more »