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Catering & Cafes

We feature fresh, locally-sourced, high-quality food made with love by DC Central Kitchen staff and students. Proceeds from our catering and cafe social enterprises support living-wage jobs and our work to fight hunger differently here in DC.

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DC Central Kitchen Catering

Our menu includes a wide variety of boxed lunch and buffet options, as well as custom menus upon request.

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Our cafes

We serve up fresh salads, sandwiches, snacks, and coffees while providing hands-on job training and career opportunities.

DC Central Kitchen Cafe
1901 Mississippi Ave SE – East Building (on the campus of THEARC)

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Marianne’s by DC Central Kitchen
901 G St. NW, Washington, DC 20001 (ground floor of the MLK Jr. Memorial Library)

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Our city needs DC Central Kitchen’s trademark blend of nutritious food and job training more than ever before. Starting today, an anonymous donor has pledged to match all gifts toward this project – up to $250,000!
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