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Join us for our first-ever virtual Capital Food Fight!

It may look different this year, but our signature fundraising event, Capital Food Fight, will proceed on November 18, 2020. Tickets to DC’s most anticipated foodie fundraiser are now on sale and include food and beverage packages that allow sponsors and guests to enjoy this celebrated event from the comforts of home. This year’s virtual… Read more »

DCCK and DC Food Project unite to provide groceries to DC families

A new report by the DC Office of Planning revealed that Washington, DC’s food insecurity rate in 2020 is estimated to be at least 16 percent, up from 10.6 percent before the pandemic.  Rates among the elderly, children, undocumented individuals, and unhoused individuals are expected to be even higher. With nearly 150,000 DC residents having… Read more »

DCCK is back to school this fall

For DC Central Kitchen, 2020 has been all about adjustments. Since the beginning of the pandemic in March, each DCCK program has pivoted to meet the urgent needs of our community. Our award-winning Healthy School Food program was no exception. Our staff quickly transformed school kitchens into emergency meal sites, serving 160,000 nutritious meals to DC schoolchildren in the past six months.   DCCK will continue to serve our community through the 2020-2021… Read more »

Get Dog Chow, a collaboration between DCCK and Flying Dog Brewery

To support our ongoing COVID-19 response efforts, we teamed up with Flying Dog Brewery to present some of DC’s top chefs with a challenge – develop the best recipe featuring one of Flying Dog’s beers! The result is Dog Chow, a digital cookbook featuring unique Flying Dog-themed recipes, like sourdough bread, beer-battered fish and chips, smokehouse burgers,… Read more »

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 »