Are you looking to volunteer with us?

Visit the Volunteer Page of our website to find information about and to register for volunteer opportunities. For questions about volunteering that were not answered on our website, please email our Volunteer Engagement Specialist.

Are you a student working on a school project?

Our Learn Page outlines our history, mission, and values, and includes information about the core social justice issues our programs address. We require a minimum of two weeks’ notice for any interview requests intended to support a school project.

Please fill out this form if your project requires a visit to DC Central Kitchen or an interview with a staff member.

Would you like a tour of DC Central Kitchen?

Please fill out this form to request a tour of DC Central Kitchen.

Are you looking to request a DC Central Kitchen speaker?

Please fill out this brief questionnaire to help us better direct your request.

Do you want to donate food or support our food recovery efforts?

Here we outline the donation guidelines and contact information for the appropriate DCCK staff members. For questions about donating food that were not answered on our website, please email our food recovery team.

Are you looking to host a fundraiser for DC Central Kitchen?

We work with restaurants, corporate partners, and individuals to help make your efforts a success. Please contact our Events Specialist, Mariah Hayes, at with questions.

Are you a member of the media?

Our Media Kit includes links to print-ready photos, the DC Central Kitchen boilerplate and logo, as well as contact information for our Communications team.

Are you looking to hire our graduates?

Contact our Director of Culinary Job Training, Liz Reinert, at

For any other questions, please email us.