We are leading a movement to end poverty, hunger, and joblessness in our communities.

Consulting services, a membership network, & workshops to support foodservice job training programs on a national scale.

October's Foodservice Job Training Programs 101 Workshop

We launch and grow foodservice job training social enterprises that help people develop skills for a life-changing career. 

We’ve worked with over 150 organizations around the world and support a network of over 70 members transforming lives in their communities.

Since 2011, Catalyst Kitchens members have collectively placed over 12,000 individuals with barriers to employment in jobs.

Member Network

Catalyst Kitchens members have access to the creativity and best practices of the finest social impact organizations in the world. 

Catalyst Consulting

We can help you accelerate your impact, whether you are in startup mode or looking to increase the effectiveness of current programs. 

Events & Workshops
We hold workshops throughout the year for member programs and non-members alike to grow professionally and programmatically together. 


Catalyst Kitchens is an initiative of Seattle-based FareStart, which has developed a unique combination of social services and social enterprises—including a restaurant, cafes, contract meals, and world-class catering.

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