News Category: Staff

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 residents, including a leadership role at the College Success Foundation where he holistically supported DC students navigate their college experience and earn their degree. His experience and passion… Read more »

Meet Ja’Sent, DCCK’s first Chief Impact Officer

At the beginning of this year, DC Central Kitchen welcomed  Ja’Sent Brown to the team as our Chief Impact Officer. Ja’Sent joins our senior management team and shares the responsibility of establishing organization-wide objectives and setting strategic direction for  DC  Central Kitchen. In this role,  Ja’Sent  will combine her love of data monitoring and evaluation,… Read more »

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, a DC Central Kitchen employee and graduate of our Culinary Job Training program, watched his 18-year-old son, James (Trey), take this big step, too.  … Read more »