Combating Hunger, Creating Opportunity

DC Central Kitchen is America's leader in reducing hunger with recycled food, training unemployed adults for culinary careers, serving healthy school meals, and rebuilding urban food systems through social enterprise.
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Video Story: Food + Data = Opportunity

December 15th, 2014

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation profiled DCCK and our use of data to enhance effectiveness and increase impact of our programs.  Watch the video below or…



Partner Spotlight: Mock’s Greenhouse

December 12th, 2014

When you support DC Central Kitchen, you’re supporting two of our core values: investing in our local community and loading our meals with fresh fruits…



25 Years Without DCCK Looks Like This…

December 8th, 2014

Earlier this month, a DC Central Kitchen staff member was speaking to a class of graduate students at one of the universities here in Washington,…



Sips & Suppers 2015 Tickets Now on Sale

November 24th, 2014

Tickets to D.C.’s culinary weekend extravaganza, Sips & Suppers, are now on sale. Join Joan Nathan, Alice Waters and José Andrés on January 24-25 for…



DCCK’s Chow-Chow Now Available at Whole Foods!

November 18th, 2014

If you didn’t make it to the Capital Food Fight™ last Tuesday, or happen to read the article in The Washington Post last Wednesday, then you probably…



Six Ways DC Central Kitchen is Leading the Way on Food Policy

November 18th, 2014

A recent Washington Post opinion piece calling for a national food policy put foodies, health advocates, policy wonks, and political partisans on notice. In “How…


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