World Central Kitchen, Inc.
Founded in 2010 by Chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen (WCK) is first to the frontlines, providing meals in response to humanitarian, climate, and community crises while working to build resilient food systems with locally led solutions. WCK has served more than 200 million fresh meals to people impacted by natural disasters and other crises around the world. WCK’s Resilience Programs strengthen food and nutrition security by training chefs and school cooks; advancing clean cooking practices; and awarding grants to farms, fisheries, and small food businesses while also providing educational and networking opportunities.
La Cocina Inc
The mission of La Cocina is to cultivate talented low-income food entrepreneurs asthey formalize and grow their businesses by providing affordablecommercial kitchen space, industry-specific technical assistanceand access to market opportunities. We focus primarily on womenfrom communities of color and immigrant communities. Our vision isthat entrepreneurs will become economically self-sufficient andcontribute to a vibrant economy doing what they love to do.
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center
Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center's mission is to empower and increase the entrepreneurial capacities of socially and economically diverse women and men and thereby strengthen our communities through the creation of new businesses, new jobs and the promotion of financial self-sufficiency.