HBK Incubates alumni brings Ethiopian bowls to Chelsea Market

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Hot Bread Kitchen Incubator alumni, Hiyaw Gebreyohannes, is bringing his Ethiopian fast-casual restaurant, Gorsha, to Chelsea Market through Hot Bread Kitchen. On May 25, Gorsha will open their second location in Hot Bread Kitchen’s permanent pop-up space in the historic Chelsea Market food hall.

Growing …


Hiring Partner Spotlight: USHG


Throughout Hot Bread Kitchen’s 10 years, 100% of women who complete our culinary training are offered full time jobs providing economic security and opportunities for advancement. These opportunities would not be possible without the support of our hiring partners, including high-road employers like Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG). 


Pierre Thiam Brings West African Hospitality to East Harlem

There are many ways of getting to know the celebrated Senegalese chef Pierre Thiam: by watching his TED Talk on the resiliency of the ancient grain fonio, the center of his purpose-driven African food company, Yolele. Or you can catch Pierre proudly sharing traditional coastal dishes in a Dakar …


Amuse Bouche at La Marqueta


Welcome Amuse Bouche Bistro to La Marqueta!  

We are excited to announce that Hot Bread Kitchen Incubator Member Amuse Bouche will take over our former retail space in La Marqueta starting in April! Amuse Bouche Bistro will bring French specialties and delicious lunch and dinner specials to La Marqueta. …


Meet Amuse Bouche: Your new East Harlem neighbor

Hot Bread Kitchen Incubator member Amuse Bouche is coming to La Marqueta this Spring! Amuse Bouche will serve French-style to-go items like their signature stuffed jamón and swiss chard croissant sandwiches, freshly baked goods like white cheddar savory scones, and daytime coffee and tea.

The East Harlem based catering company …


M’smen Mezze Board

Serves 8-10 


Eight pieces Moroccan M’smen Two English cucumbers, sliced thinly One bunch rainbow carrots, peeled, tops removed 1/2 lb mixed olives 1/2 lb dolmas (or other antipasti) Your choice of dips (think hummus, babaganoush, tzatziki, red pepper)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Arrange your serving tray or… READ MORE