Our restaurant partnerships are integral to our work at DC Central Kitchen. Though we won’t be able to host over 80 restaurants in-person this year, we’re grateful to all who have participated in Capital Food Fight over the years.

There’s no doubt the industry has been especially hard-hit by the COVID-19 outbreak, so we wanted to provide some tangible ideas for you to support the restaurant community:

  • Order takeout. Take a look at this list from the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) on which restaurants are providing take-out and delivery services.
  • Purchase gift cards & swag items from your favorite local restaurant. You can use this list of some of our restaurant partners as a guide.
  • Support retailers that carry items from local producers, including Glen’s Garden Market, Union Kitchen, Good Food Markets.
  • Contribute to the Worker’s Relief Fund. Our partners Hook Hall and RAMW have teamed up to provide industry workers with meal kits, groceries, financial resources and other supportive services necessary during this time.
  • Advocate for the industry. Call your members of Congress and remind them that our restaurant and hospitality industry is too important to ignore and needs the support of our government to survive. Some helpful resources from our partners at National Restaurant Association and the Independent Restaurant Coalition (IRC) are linked here to get more involved.

2019 Participating Restaurants Included:

The list of restaurants will be updated here as their participation is confirmed. And, as always, this list is subject to change.


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