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 […]
Bringing the Kitchen Home Partner Spotlight: The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation
The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation is one of DC Central Kitchen’s longest-tenured supporters. From supporting our pandemic relief efforts to sponsoring the education of more than 270 Culinary Job Training students over 13 classes since 2008, the Foundation has been at our side through recessions, natural disasters, and even a pandemic. The […]
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 […]