Yellow Corn Tortillas

Hot Bread Kitchen is more than a bakery.

Hot Bread Kitchen Baking

It’s a social enterprise that enhances the future for foreign-born women while preserving baking traditions.

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We offer fresh breads baked with traditional recipes from around the world. We use local grains and organic ingredients.

Artisan Baking Center

Hot Bread Kitchen makes great bread and builds better lives for people who are an integral part of the city’s future.

Challah Close Up

Can you think of a more satisfying combination?

News & Happenings

Let the summer of grilling begin.

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Just in time for Memorial Day, find Hot Bread Kitchen burger & hot dog buns, sliders, and lobster rolls at our Greenmarket locations across New York City, Whole Foods Market stores throughout the tri-state (call first for availability), and other fine retailers around the city, including the Park Slope Food Co-op. Not ready to break out the grill? Visit our …continue reading

Celebrating Women with the New York Women’s Foundation

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On May 8th, our staff joined the New York Womens’ Foundation at their annual breakfast to celebrate the hard work being done across New York City to empower women and girls. We are excited to announce that among this year’s honorees was Hot Bread Kitchen’s founder & CEO, Jessamyn W. Rodriguez. This excerpt from the …continue reading

Update on East Harlem

Yesterday’s explosion shook our community in East Harlem both literally and figuratively. Our bakery and incubator were no exception. At 9:31am, an explosion destroyed two apartment buildings less than 500 feet from our bakery. We felt the blast shake our facility underneath the Metro North tracks and feared that there had been a trail derailment. Our staff and …continue reading

Spotted us on The Chew?

 The Chew‘s Carla Hall recently stopped by our bakery to learn about Hot Bread Kitchen’s unique social mission and try her hand at making some of our multi-ethnic breads. Our bakers had a great time showing her to braid challahs and press fresh corn tortillas. Curious about how you can get involved? You can support …continue reading

Our Awards and Accolades

2009 NYC Small Business of the Year Snail of Approval, Slow Food NYC Echoing Green Recipient of the 2007 Eileen Fisher Grant for Women Entrepreneurs