How Godiva’s New Business Strategy Drives Growth And Advances Social Change
December 21, 2021
“This year, GODIVA will support Hot Bread Kitchen in the United States, an organization that has changed the lives of hundreds of women by providing careers in the food industry. Through their support of women, immigrants, and people of color, Hot Bread Kitchen provides stable employment and opportunities for growth that empower women to succeed and thrive in the workforce.”
Hot Bread Kitchen Offers Uncommon Holiday Gifts
December 13, 2021
“Hot Bread Kitchen, the well-established New York culinary [nonprofit] that has been the launching pad for scores of food entrepreneurs, often women and people of color, provides easy one-stop shopping for holiday baked goods and gifts, including new merchandise like branded sweatshirts and totes that benefit the nonprofit organization.” —Florence Fabricant
Why It’s Crucial To Support Black-Owned Businesses On Both Corporate, Consumer Levels
February 23, 2021
“There are so many organizations advancing the agenda for Black-owned businesses, such as [Capital One] partner Hot Bread Kitchen, which supports women, immigrant and Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) food industry workers and entrepreneurs.”
What does it take to get your fish-fry batter sold at Whole Foods?
October 29, 2020
“Since 2010, Hot Bread Kitchen has helped over 250 entrepreneurs grow their food businesses with access to pitch sessions like this one. But this year’s program is bigger, with CommonWealth Kitchen in Boston and La Cocina in San Francisco involved.” Read about our first virtual small business event, The Food Entrepreneurship Forum.
Inside Hot Bread Kitchen on New York Live TV
October 2, 2020
New York Live TV’s Lauren Scala visited Hot Bread Kitchen and heard about our evolving support for small food businesses during the pandemic, and visited entrepreneurs Fauzia’s Heavenly Delights and Ginjan.
How this Nonprofit is Helping Hundreds of NYC Restaurants Adjust During the Pandemic
August 14, 2020
“I don’t want people to buy from us just because we’re an African American-owned business, I want people to buy from us and support our cause because it’s the best product line out there. The whole team at Hot Bread Kitchen has been so supportive and we’re really thankful to be aligned with such a wonderful organization.”
How Food Businesses Nationwide Are Handling Coronavirus
April 20, 2020
“It’s very difficult to estimate when our alumni will receive their unemployment benefits. In response, we’re committed to funding that income gap.” CEO Shaolee Sen shares Hot Bread Kitchen’s COVID-19 relief efforts.
Esteemed Nonprofit Hot Bread Kitchen Opens Huge New Brooklyn HQ
February 27, 2020
“Hot Bread Kitchen is no start-up — it’s been around for a decade and gained a reputation for establishing careers for women in the food industry.” Learn more about Hot Bread Kitchen’s new Brooklyn home.
Hot Bread Kitchen Teaches Women Skills to Get Their First Job
March 6, 2020
Go behind the scenes and see Hot Bread Kitchen’s workforce training program in action with Pix 11’s Mister G and Hot Bread Kitchen’s CEO Shaolee Sen.
Free Program Trains Women for Jobs in the Food Industry
November 19, 2019
“Hot Bread Kitchen helps women land jobs in the food service industry, completely free of charge. The program only accepts women—about half of whom are immigrants—and has a 100% job placement rate for its graduates.”
CEO of Hot Bread Kitchen on Going Beyond Basic Cooking Skills To Support Women, Entrepreneurs
April 26, 2019
Hot Bread Kitchen’s CEO joins ChedHER live to discuss how Hot Bread Kitchen is providing a culinary training program to prepare women to enter the workforce.
Behind Google’s Salad Bar, a Single Mother Who Found the Right Kitchen
December 3, 2018
Hear the incredible turnaround story of Zuleika Hernandez, a graduate of HBK’s training program who is now putting her newly-honed skills to work at Restaurant Associates, which operates the Google cafeteria.
At the Hot Bread Kitchen Conference, Ideas for a Better Restaurant World
November 7, 2019
Hot Bread Kitchen was thrilled to broaden the dialogue on how to build better workplaces for all at our first-ever Hot Bread Kitchen Conference. Explore some of the key ideas shared by the attendees and panelists who ranged from entry-level cooks, executive chefs, food entrepreneurs, and various stakeholders within and outside of the restaurant community.
Free Rent for Lucky Startups Brings New Tastes to Food Halls
May 24, 2019
Read about Hot Bread Kitchen’s partnership with Chelsea Market to bring diverse businesses to NYC’s famous food hall.
Annals of Obsession: For the Love of Bread
January 16, 2019
Get a peek into New York City bakeries and learn about the history of bread from experts, including Hot Bread Kitchen’s Karen Bornarth.