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Minnesota Central Kitchen is Creating Chef and Neighborhood Powered Meals
(Web Page; Wed Apr 20 10:08:00 CDT 2022)
A prepared meal can be a powerful thing – especially when that meal is sourced from and prepared in your own backyard.
That’s why Minnesota Central Kitchen is by community, for community.
The Minnesota Central Kitchen col...
Description: A prepared meal can be a powerful thing – especially when that meal is sourced from and prepared in your own backyard. That’s why Minnesota Central Kitchen is by community, for community.
Minnesota Central Kitchen Aims to Distribute One Million Prepared Meals
(Web Page; Thu Sep 10 11:29:00 CDT 2020)
It’s been months since we introduced you to Minnesota Central Kitchen. Months that have seen hunger in our communities surge and demand for Minnesota food resources skyrocket, while our economy—our hospitality sector spec...
Description: What launched in late March as an emergency response initiative has grown into a vital community resource for those who prepare and those who are sustained by the 25,000 meals this collaborative distributes each week. Get caught up with Minnesota Central Kitchen.
Minnesota Central Kitchen
(Web Page; Tue Jun 28 10:51:00 CDT 2022)
Minnesota Central Kitchen
Minnesota Central Kitchen harnesses the power of the food bank to bring nutritious, prepared meals to those facing the greatest need, with a priority placed on communities of color.
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Description: Minnesota Central Kitchen brings together restaurants, caterers and hunger-fighting organizations to tackle hunger and layoffs brought on by the coronavirus.
Minnesota Central Kitchen Partner Spotlight: The Sioux Chef
(Web Page; Mon Aug 03 15:25:00 CDT 2020)
Did you know that Indigenous, Black and Latinx families in our community are at least twice as likely to live with hunger than white families?
As hunger is surging and hundreds of thousands of jobs have been lost across Minnesota due ...
Description: The Sioux Chef owners Sean Sherman, Dana Thompson and their team have partnered with Minnesota Central Kitchen to provide healthy, sustainable, and culturally connected food to those in need.
Minnesota Central Kitchen Offers Halal Meals to Muslim Communities During Ramadan and Beyond
(Web Page; Mon May 02 11:49:00 CDT 2022)
A prepared meal feels like care. And a prepared meal that is familiar or tastes like home makes that feeling even stronger.
Since its inception in the early days of the pandemic, Minnesota Central Kitchen has distributed more than 2...
Description: Since its inception in the early days of the pandemic, Minnesota Central Kitchen has distributed more than 2.5 million meals. We are grateful for the first two years of this work, and excited for what’s next, which includes providing even more culturally-connected meals.
Minnesota Central Kitchen Teams Up with Surly Brewing Co. to Provide More Meals
(Web Page; Tue May 19 10:55:00 CDT 2020)
Demand for food assistance in Minnesota has tripled since February as a result of the COVID-19 public health crisis. In March Second Harvest Heartland teamed up with local restaurants and caterers, corporate partners, and other hunger-re...
Description: Surly will repurpose their kitchen and re-employ their culinary staff to prepare up to 4,000 ready-to-eat meals every week.
Celebrating Collaboration: Minnesota Central Kitchen
(Web Page; Wed Nov 25 10:24:00 CST 2020)
It was nine months ago when Chowgirls Catering Executive Chef Liz Mullen called Second Harvest Heartland explaining that she had just transformed her catering company’s beautiful ingredients into individually packaged to-go-style...
Description: Second Harvest Heartland CEO Allison O’Toole was joined by renowned chef David Fhima and Minnesota Central Kitchen Director Emily Paul to take a moment to recognize the good work, and one million meals milestone, of this COVID-response initiative.
I believe in the power of food.
(Web Page; Fri Feb 04 17:22:00 CST 2022)
As Minnesota Central Kitchen continues into its second year, we’re excited to introduce its new managing director, Robin Manthie. Robin is a dynamic, mission-motivated leader with a background tailor-made for guiding the initiative...
Description: In May 2021, Robin Manthie joined Minnesota Central Kitchen as its Managing Director. Learn more about how Robin is shepherding the initiative through its second year and beyond.
Introducing: Minnesota Central Kitchen
(Web Page; Mon Aug 16 09:46:00 CDT 2021)
Restaurants step in to feed a community in need
As concerns regarding COVID-19 grow, Minnesotans are cooking and eating at home and the hospitality industry is left with few patrons, an abundance of food and teams with little work. Seco...
Description: Restaurants step in to feed a community in need
Northside Partners for Food Delivery Expands to 300 Families
(Web Page; Fri Feb 26 13:41:00 CST 2021)
Late this past summer, Family Achievement Coaches at the Northside Achievement Zone (NAZ) in North Minneapolis began noticing that many of their families were struggling with food access. A Wilder Research study confirmed that 60 percent...
Description: A $1 million grant from UnitedHealth Group will bolster the North Minneapolis program, which provides weekly grocery and prepared meal deliveries to Northside Achievement Zone families. Learn more about the partnership program here.