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 16, 2017. The event draws over 1,000 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 fourteenth year in 2017. 100% of event proceeds benefit DC Central Kitchen.

About DC Central Kitchen

As the nation’s first and leading community kitchen, DC Central Kitchen develops and operates social ventures targeting the cycle of hunger and poverty. The organization’s life-changing ventures provide culinary training to jobless adults, turn wasted food into balanced meals for shelters and nonprofits, expand access to healthy food, and provide healthy, scratch-cooked meals in low-income schools. These efforts have been recognized with the leading national award for healthy school food innovation, The Golden Carrot; the Washington Business Journal’s Green Business Award for Innovation; and the DC Chamber of Commerce’s Community Impact Award. To learn more, visit or follow @dcck on Twitter.

Event Announcements

DC Central Kitchen’s Capital Food Fight brings star-studded lineup to signature charity event; tickets now on sale

Media Inquiries

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

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