Hosted by NBC4's Jim Vance
Show starts at 11:00 pm
Wear your best boots to a send off celebration as we honor the legacy of Robert Egger, founder of DC Central Kitchen, as he heads west to launch L.A. Kitchen.
Cocktails and food will be served from 6 PM - 7:30 PM. The tribute will take place from 7:30 PM - 9 PM. Music and Fun from 9 PM - 10 PM. Speakers include José Andrés, Bill Couper, Paul Cohn, Dan Glickman and more.
Musical performances by Kid Congo Powers (The Cramps), Will Rast (The Funk Ark), Ashish Vyas (Thievery Corporation), Tom Bunnell (Sun Wolf, Felt Letters), Jerry Busher (Fugazi), Mark Cisneros (Deathfix, The Make-up), Brendan Canty (Fugazi), and Michael Reedy and Abaad Behran (The Razz).
ABOUT DC CENTRAL KITCHEN
For more than two decades, DC Central Kitchen has used food as a tool to change lives. Each day, the Kitchen serves up 10,000 balanced meals packed with fresh, local produce. Half of these meals are delivered to area homeless shelters, after-school programs, and other nonprofit organizations serving low-income DC residents. The other half are prepared in DC public and private schools, making us the only nonprofit in America conducting a full-service healthy school meal program.
DC Central Kitchen also offers an acclaimed Culinary Job Training program that provides hands-on vocational training and holistic social services to at-risk, unemployed adults. Since the recession of 2008, DCCK has empowered more than 350 men and women to replace homelessness, addiction, and incarceration with new careers and new lives. Finally, DCCK is a pioneer in the realm of social enterprise; the Kitchen generates millions of dollars in annual revenue through a variety of business ventures that employ its at-risk culinary graduates at living wages while bringing healthy food to a variety of clients.