Since opening as a retail shop in Park Slope in 2006, Colson Patisserie has grown into a formidable Brooklyn wholesale operation while retaining its heart and staying true to the company’s history. A Hot Bread Kitchen hiring partner and member of our inaugural Quality Jobs Initiative (QJI), Colson has hired women from our culinary training […]
When it comes to choices about how to live, or which opportunities to take in order to support our families, we should each have the agency and ability to decide for ourselves.
In the 2022 Nonprofit 40 Under 40 list, City & State showcases a group of young, diverse leaders in the nonprofit world who are making a difference in New York. These rising stars – all under the age of 40 – bring passion and professionalism to their work providing everything from health care services to […]
Too many New Yorkers, particularly women, immigrants and people of color, are stuck in bad jobs. If one of our program members works in a job where her schedule changes from week to week, she may find it impossible to care for her children, go to school, or even look for another job. If her […]
A message from Hot Bread Kitchen’s CEO Leslie Abbey in honor of International Women’s Day Despite March’s focus on “history,” Women’s History Month is usually forward-looking at Hot Bread Kitchen. This year, we are focused on the present. Current events, including the invasion of Ukraine and continued anti-Asian hate crimes in our own city, have […]
We are beyond thrilled to welcome Dianna Daoheung to the Hot Bread Kitchen team as Entrepreneur in Residence. If you’re a fan of high-quality bagels in NYC, you might recognize her as the Co-Founder and former Executive Chef of the wildly successful Black Seed Bagels, where she was a two-time finalist for the James Beard […]