Leave the trail to us.

With a decade of industry experience running our own commercial bakery, a culinary training program and a small business incubator, we understand just how hard it is to find, train, and keep motivated staff. Our flagship training program gives women the technical and professional skills they need to succeed in any kitchen.



Hot Bread Kitchen is dialed into a community of women who are ready to learn and work hard, and we are enthusiastic to partner with New York City’s best culinary employers who are committed to diversity and equity in the food industry.

Hot Bread Kitchen commits to support you and our trainee through:
– Foundational training and education
– Regular check-ins and visits

We look for employers who have the capacity to:
– Provide direct, comprehensive on-the-job training
– Employ trainees for at least 22.5 hours per week

Hot Bread Kitchen graduates stick around:
85% of our trainees are still working after one year.

To get the conversation started and learn more about the program, please fill out this form.
Please email Katie at kpeabody@hotbreadkitchen.org with all other inquiries.

Watch our graduates in action!