PilotWorks shuts down, Hot Bread Kitchen steps in to connect displaced businesses

Hot Bread Kitchen is sad to hear that PilotWorks, home to so many great food entrepreneurs, closed their doors over the weekend. We know many of the affected businesses have orders to fulfill and production to manage in the midst of these changes—and hunting for kitchen space can turn into …

READ MORE

Reflections on a Decade of Impact: New Leaders at Hot Bread Kitchen

There is a unique sense of pride I enjoy as travel around New York City tasting our impact on the foodscape: graduates, previously unemployed, working in the city’s kitchens; incubator products, previously enjoyed only by owners’ family, now on the best grocery store shelves; and global breads baked in East …

READ MORE

Shaolee Sen, Executive Director

Shaolee Sen is an advocate for women, diversity, small business, and social justice. Inspired by her mother’s entrepreneurial spirit and journey as an Indian immigrant, Shaolee is proud to be part of an organization directly impacting the lives of women. Since fall 2017, Shaolee has led Hot Bread Kitchen as …

READ MORE

Apply for our Fall Prep for Success Class

Turn your culinary talent into a viable business. Apply for our fall 2018 Prep for Success class!

READ MORE

Restaurant Insider’s Upserve: How Restaurant Apprenticeships Prepare Food Industry Staffers for Success

“As restaurants and other food businesses try to staff kitchens and front-of-house with reliable workers, apprenticeships can help bridge the food industry skills gap.” …

READ MORE

JWT Intelligence’s “Activist dining experiences”

From refugee-hosted meals to political dinners, the culinary industry is using food to raise awareness about hot-button topics. Trend forecaster JWT Intelligence highlighted our work as one of the training programs working with underserved communities.…

READ MORE