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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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, September 28th, 2012

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

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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, January 15th, 2012

New York Times: The Capital’s Kitchen

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

, January 4th, 2012

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

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

, December 21st, 2011

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

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 >>

, December 13th, 2011

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

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


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