The Bakery

Designing a Better Recruiting Experience for Hot Bread Kitchen’s Culinary Training Program

Expansion and change are prime opportunities for learning, and Hot Bread Kitchen’s training team has done some significant expanding, changing, and learning over the past year. In 2018, we have worked to scale our program with the goal of doubling the number of women we train for culinary careers. To …


Gifts That Give Back: Hot Bread Kitchen’s Corporate Gift Guide

Whether you’re sending your team home with sweet treats this holiday season or bringing a little joy to the office all month long, celebrate with bread and the gift of baking breadwinners at Hot Bread Kitchen.

View our full corporate gift guide.


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 …


Shaolee Sen, Chief Executive Officer

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 …


Apply for our Fall Prep for Success Class

Turn your culinary talent into a viable business. Apply for our fall 2018 Prep for Success class!


Citi Foundation’s Community Progress Makers Update

2018 Community Progress Makers in Miami 

As we shared in our May 2018 newsletter, we are honored to be a recipient of Citi Foundation‘s Community Progress Makers grant supporting nonprofit organizations addressing the most pressing urban economic challenges of our time. Along with bread sales, crucial funding partnerships like …