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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DC Central Kitchen/Healthy Corners featured on NPR (WAMU 88.5)

, September 28th, 2012

Other than changing lives, do you know what else gets us stoked?… Being featured on NPR! Our friends WAMU 88.5 – American University Radio, including Sabri Ben-Achour of the show Latitudes, visited the Kitchen to learn more about Healthy Corners, our work combating food deserts, and how we use local produce.

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New York Times: The Capital’s Kitchen

, January 15th, 2012

Check out this New York Times Op-Ed featuring DC Central Kitchen. Read More >>



CNN/WECT: Program helps the needy turn their lives around

, January 4th, 2012

Check out this CNN video/story featuring DC Central Kitchen’s Culinary Job Training Program. Read More >>



Biz Journal: New kitchen gives D.C. Central Kitchen fresh start

, December 21st, 2011

Hospitality is about to get a whole lot healthier. D.C. Central Kitchen is opening a 6,000-square-foot kitchen, its second in the District, to help support its Fresh Start catering business. Read More >>



Wash Post: Rock Harper goes from ‘Hell’s’ to DCCK’s kitchen

, December 13th, 2011

This Washington Post story is about our new Kitchen Operations Director, Chef Rock Harper. View the Article



Wash Informer: Court Council Urges City to Hire Ex-Offenders

, November 23rd, 2011

Mike Curtin talks about the importance of hiring Ex Offenders and the Culinary Job Training Program in the Washington InformerView the Article