Food52 Piglet Award Winner

Food52 Piglet

Food52’s Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks is sort of like March Madness for food nerds. It pits the 16 most notable cookbooks of the year against each other in a face-off judged by some of the biggest names in the food world. Over the last three weeks, The Hot Bread Kitchen


Happy International Women’s Day!

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On March 8th, people around the world celebrate the advancement and achievements of women. Happy International Women’s Day from the graduates of Bakers in Training and HBK Incubates!

This February’s graduation ceremony featured seven women from the Bakers in Training program who graduated into living wage positions at some …


Building a Healthy Food Business with Jeni Britton Bauer

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On March 19, HBK Incubates welcomes Jeni Britton Bauer, the owner and founder of Columbus, Ohio-based Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, for an afternoon seminar on building healthy, safe food businesses, followed by an ice cream social.

Hot Bread Kitchen founder Jessamyn Rodriguez will host a Q&A with Jeni, to …


Workshop with King Arthur’s Jeffrey Hamelman

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On January 22nd and 23rd, King Arthur Flour‘s Bakery Director Jeffrey Hamelman made the trip from Vermont to teach members of our Alumni Network and HBK Incubates what it takes to set up a successful bakery. The two day hands-on workshop was cut short due to Snowstorm Jonas, but …


Welcoming our New Board Chair Diana Taylor

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We are proud to announce the appointment of Hot Bread Kitchen’s new board chair, Diana Taylor, Vice Chair of Solera.

Ms. Taylor has provided visionary leadership to some of the highest impact nonprofits, many which focus on financial empowerment for women. In her time as chair of Accion, a micro …


Cookbook Signings

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Jessamyn will be signing cookbooks and sampling vegetarian tamales (a recipe from the book) at Whole Foods Market locations around the city this holiday season. In addition to the above dates, she’ll be stopping by Whole Foods Market in Princeton, NJ on December 20th from 12-2pm.

She’s signing books and …