In honor of Women’s History Month, we have spent March 2021 in conversation with people who are making women’s history right now: our community of members, supporters, and staff. As part of our work to shape women’s history for future generations at this historic moment, we asked the Hot Bread Kitchen community what women’s history […]
When Kandy Alva came to New York City from Peru in 2008 she knew there would be many hurdles to overcome. “When you come here, you have to start over. You start at zero.” Although she had studied some English in Peru, she felt it necessary to learn English to survive in her new country. […]
“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 list of badass women by InStyle […]
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 of the power of sisterhood. […]
Photo by Winnie Au We’re proud to be featured in Rachael Ray Every Day’s Women in Food issue alongside so many boss ladies!
In May, Jessamyn was featured on Clean Plates in an article spotlighting women changing the way we eat.