Catalyst Kitchens Blog

FareStart’s Catalyst Kitchens Members Rising to the Occasion Nationwide

We may need to be socially distant, but we are not socially disconnected. Our members, their leadership, their volunteers, and their donors are on the front lines of this crisis to take care of the most vulnerable. 

Meet Chef Tasheena Butler, our 2016 Catalyst for Change Winner!

April 6, 2017

We are so pleased to award the second recipient of the Catalyst for Change Award to Chef Tasheena Butler, Culinary Training Coordinator at Liberty's Kitchen in New Orleans.

Chef Marianne Ali, the first Catalyst for Change Award Winner

January 2, 2017

Catalyst Kitchens presents the first CK Annual Award in recognition of an individual from the CK network whose outstanding service and dedication to empowering lives through job training has made a significant impact to individuals, their community, and the field of food service social enterprise. The first recipient of this award is the very special Chef Marianne Ali, Director of Culinary Job Training at DC Central Kitchen. Marianne embodies the spirit of this award; she has given her heart and talent to supporting student goals and the success of DCCK.