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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 …

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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 …

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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.” …

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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.…

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HBKi Entrepreneurs at Summer Fancy Food Show

Congratulations to our HBKi member businesses who participated in the 2018 Fancy Food Show! …

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Head Baker Peiwen Lee on Rise Up! Podcast

Hot Bread Kitchen’s Head Baker Peiwen Lee was featured on Mark Dyck’s bread baking podcast, Rise Up! …

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