A Sustainable Space

At DC Central Kitchen, we use food as a tool to strengthen bodies, empower minds, and build communities. Part of that mission to squeeze every ounce of impact out of the food we use includes creatively preventing food waste and safeguarding the environment.    That’s why for three decades, we have pioneered food recovery, local […]

Our Biggest Project Yet

Construction is underway on DC Central Kitchen’s brand-new, 36,000 square foot headquarters! The Michael R. Klein Center for Jobs and Justice will allow us to dramatically expand programming and provide the resources necessary to breaking the cycle of hunger, poverty, and injustice.   Our new home, along with the Bringing the Kitchen Home campaign that […]

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 talent as a teenager when her picky brother loved the chicken she prepared for her family while her mother was at work. It wasn’t until […]