Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez

Jessamyn in InStyle’s Badass50

“Most manufacturing places are dominated by one gender and one language. But at Hot Bread you’re just as likely to hear Spanish, Arabic, or French as you are English. That, to me, is what this country is really about.”

We’re humbled Jessamyn, our Founder & CEO, is included on this …


Harlem EatUp! Kickoff Event at HBK Incubates

HBK Incubates was honored to host the Citi Market Challenge kick-off event for Harlem EatUp! on Tuesday, March 28.  The event featured a high-stakes cook off between three up-and-coming Harlem restaurants — Belle Harlem, Harlem Pizza Co., and Tsion Cafe — judged by a panel of culinary experts …


Passover Recipe: Gefilte Fish

Still looking for the perfect dish to make for your Passover seder next week? Nothing beats our Founder and CEO Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez’s gefilte fish for putting a twist on a tradition handed down for generations. She shared the story of how it came to be in the Hot Bread


Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez, Founder and CEO

Jessamyn Waldman Rodriguez is an entrepreneur and leader in the social enterprise movement.

Before launching Hot Bread Kitchen, Jessamyn focused on human rights, education and immigration issues in positions at NGOs, the government and the United Nations. After receiving her Master Baker Certificate from the New School and becoming the …