When Edith immigrated to the U.S. in 2015, she didn’t speak any English. It was hard to find opportunities to learn, she said, given the limited spots and long waitlists at ESL classes around the city. Always a self-starter and eager to return to a career where she could help people, Edith decided to enroll […]
Jesebel Gumogda, a pastry chef and owner of Pure Confections, was steadily building her business and establishing a legacy for her family as a member of Hot Bread Kitchen—until the pandemic hit. Read about the support and connections Hot Bread Kitchen was able to provide that have helped Jesebel weather the storm.
Russ & Daughters, the famous Lower East Side appetizing counter and restaurant, is not just a New York City institution; it’s also a committed partner of Hot Bread Kitchen. Ahead of the Jewish High Holy Days, one of the busiest and most thrilling times of year for the 107-year-old family business, Hot Bread Kitchen spoke […]
Hot Bread Kitchen has been lucky to partner with employers from across the spectrum of food businesses, of all sizes and specialties, markets and backgrounds, cuisines of the world and corners of the city. Of the many small local businesses with which we’ve partnered to help women launch careers in food, there is one that […]
It takes a phenomenal product to make it onto the shelves at Whole Foods Market—but it takes more than that to get a brand flying off their shelves. On April 20, 2021 Whole Foods Market (WFM) and Hot Bread Kitchen joined together to share technical details and support to help small business owners optimize sales and ensure success.
Jesebel shares her experience of being a Filipina immigrant entrepreneur and creating a family legacy through her business.