Tuesday, August 26, 2014

DC Central Kitchen to Host Book Launch Party at Liaison Capitol Hill

From our friends at Capital Food Fight...

DC Central Kitchen to Host Book Launch Party at Liaison Capitol Hill, September 18

Debut of “The Food Fighters” Commemorates DCCK’s 25th Anniversary

DC Central Kitchen, a local nonprofit with nationally recognized program models in the areas of hunger, healthy eating, workforce development and social enterprise, will host a launch party for the new book “The Food Fighters: DC Central Kitchen’s First 25 Years on the Front Lines of Hunger and Poverty” in celebration of the organization’s 25th anniversary on Thursday, September 18th.

DC Central Kitchen CEO, Michael F. Curtin, Jr., founder Robert Egger, and “The Food Fighters” author, Alexander Justice Moore, will join guests for live music, a book reading, and hors d'oeuvres from local restaurants and Kitchen supporters: Ris, Kaz Sushi Bistro, Pizzeria Orso, Willow, and Art & Soul, among others. Ticketed guests can enjoy a scotch tasting from Glenfiddich, beer provided by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co, and a signature cocktail made by DC’s “Mixtress” Gina Chersevani featuring Milagro Tequila.

What: “The Food Fighters” Launch Party

When: Thursday, September 18, 2014, 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Where: Liaison Capitol Hill’s Rooftop Pool & Bar, 415 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Tickets include food, drinks, a signed copy of “The Food Fighters,” and are on sale now at www.dccentralkitchen.org.

DC Central Kitchen has become America's leader in reducing hunger with recycled food, training unemployed adults for culinary careers, serving healthy school meals, and rebuilding urban food systems through social enterprise. To learn more, follow us on Twitter @DCCK, or visit www.dccentralkitchen.org.

About DC Central Kitchen:
For 25 years, DC Central Kitchen has pioneered a new model of using food as a tool to change lives. We provide nutritious meals to our neighbors in need, equip unemployed men and women to begin culinary careers, and engineer successful social enterprises that advance our mission while creating good jobs for the people we serve. Through job training, healthy food distribution, and local small business partnerships, DC Central Kitchen offers path-breaking solutions to poverty, hunger, and poor health.