About DC Central Kitchen’s Capital Food Fight

DC Central Kitchen is proud to present its signature fundraising event, the Capital Food Fight, on November 18, 2020. The event draws over 1,200 guests to taste offerings from 80 of DC’s best restaurants while watching four local top chefs compete in a live onstage battle hosted and judged by the biggest names in the culinary world. The brainchild of celebrity chef José Andrés (Chef/Owner of ThinkFoodGroup), the event is celebrating its seventeenth year in 2020. 100% of event proceeds benefit DC Central Kitchen.

News from 2019:

Capital Food Fight 2019 Recap by Brightest Young Things
Capital Food Fight is back to help the hungry in DC
Capital Food Fight: top chefs battle it out in the fight to end hunger
With a New Chef, Nationally Adored Maydan Will Explore a Different Corner of the Middle East
Chef Marcelle Afram of Bluejacket Wins DC Central Kitchen’s Capital Food Fight

About DC Central Kitchen

DC Central Kitchen (DCCK) is an iconic nonprofit and social enterprise that combats hunger and poverty through job training and job creation. The organization provides hands-on culinary job training for individuals facing high barriers to employment while creating living wage jobs and bringing nutritious, dignified food where it is most needed. DCCK’s social ventures include serving scratch-cooked farm-to-school meals in DC schools, delivering fresh, affordable produce to corner stores in neighborhoods without supermarkets, and operating a fast-casual cafe. DCCK has been featured in national media including The Washington Post, The Atlantic, National Geographic, PBS NewsHour, and more. To learn more, visit dccentralkitchen.org or follow @dccentralkitchen on Instagram..

Media Inquiries

For media inquiries, please contact Erica Teti-Zilinskas, DC Central Kitchen’s Director of Communications & Marketing, at eteti@dccentralkitchen.org or 202-847-0228.

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