“Before starting Mini Melanie, I worked in male-dominated kitchens—it was a struggle. I chose to start Mini Melanie in the Hot Bread Kitchen incubator because I knew it would be a place where I'd feel comfortable and supported.”
Melanie Moss, Co-Founder Mini Melanie, Hot Bread Kitchen Incubator Alumna
"I feel so lucky and blessed since I met the dynamic team of Hot Bread Kitchen. It is as if I had found the support of my family I left in Africa."
Cynthia, Hot Bread Kitchen Workforce Alumna
“I hope to learn more, and one day, to become a boss. I am courageous and want to become more like my supervisors.”
Alimata, Hot Bread Kitchen Workforce Alumna
“Now I have a much clearer idea of where I want my business to go. I know where I want to focus my energy.”
JESSIE, JESSIE’S NUTTY CUPS, Hot Bread Kitchen Incubator Alumna
"At Hot Bread Kitchen, I learned to be myself and take care of my family. I learned to be confident."
Rokhaya Gueye, Hot Bread Kitchen Workforce Alumna
“Hot Bread Kitchen took something I never thought I could succeed in and made it a lucrative career for me.”
Lydia Rivera, Hot Bread Kitchen workforce alumna
“Hot Bread Kitchen’s Incubator gave us a shot when we needed one and provided a positive, clean, functional space to start our business. It’s hard to say what our trajectory would have been without them.”
JEN AND JEFF MARTIN, PIPSNACKS, Hot Bread Kitchen Incubator Alumni