The Incubator

Jessamyn’s Pineapple Pantry

Peek inside Jessamyn’s pantry with Pineapple Collaborative’s #PineForPantry series!…


Wisdom from the Female Entrepreneurs of HBK Incubates

Female food entrepreneurs working at Hot Bread Kitchen’s culinary incubator in East Harlem speak about the importance of community, and what it’s like working as a woman in the male-dominated food industry.

Keisha Smith-Jeremie CEO & Founder, sanaia applesauce

“My entire journey as an entrepreneur has been a tangible example …


Holiday Treats from HBK Incubates

This holiday season, support local food entrepreneurs. Here are a few of the most giftable foods coming out of the Hot Bread Kitchen Incubator in East Harlem, perfect for host or hostess gifts, wrapping up, or serving at your holiday gathering.


Homemade Applesauce – Sanaia

Keisha Jeremie’s “grown …


HBK Incubates featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Entrepreneur Magazine highlighted our work with small business in an article “Rising to the Challenge: Incubator Looks to Help Women Immigrants Start Their Own Food Business” in the October 2017 print issue.…


5 Tips for Culinary Entrepreneurs from Jessie’s Nutty Cups

Photo by Susan Palmer

Meeting Jessie Taige of Jessie’s Nutty Cups is a sweet experience—literally. The young, energetic entrepreneur radiates joy, just like the salty-sweet nut butter cups she creates.

Originally started to supplement her acting career, Jessie began making nutty cups full time in February of this year. Now …


Summer Seafood Tostadas from Kickshaw Cookery

HBK Incubates member Kickshaw Cookery has been catering fresh, beautiful meals out of our East Harlem kitchen nearly since inception. We have always admired their unique flavor combinations, gorgeous plating and incredible attention to detail. They were kind enough to share two recipes using our Heritage Corn Tortillas (made of …