DCCK + local artist collab supporting COVID-19 efforts

We’ve teamed up with local artist, Rose Jaffe, to launch this limited-edition SWAG campaign in support of our COVID-19 efforts! Show your love for DCCK and help us deliver healthy food to where it’s needed most. __________________   More about our COVID-19 efforts DC Central Kitchen’s life-changing solutions to hunger and poverty are critical in normal times…. Read more »

How to support the DC restaurant community

Our restaurant partnerships are integral to our work at DC Central Kitchen. Over the years, we have always been able to count on local chefs and restaurants to run cooking demos at our kitchen, provide internships and job opportunities for our students, and to support with fundraising events across the city. There’s no doubt the… Read more »

COVID-19 + Volunteer Program Update

The COVID-19 response is changing rapidly, so for the most up to date information on our efforts, please visit: dccentralkitchen.org/covid-19 Dear DC Central Kitchen Family – We continue to closely monitor developments surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak. As always, the safety and well-being of those we serve and our staff is of the greatest importance to… 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 »

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Announces DCCK as its Game Changing Nonprofit Partner for January

Since 1989, DCCK has worked to break the cycle of hunger and poverty in Washington, DC. In addition to serving more than 37 million meals, we have provided rigorous culinary training to help nearly 2,000 individuals launch careers. We’ve made many friends and partners in this effort to fight hunger differently in DC, and one… 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 »