• Our Mission

    Date: 2010.03.14 | Category: Mission | Response: 0

    My City Kitchen, Inc. (MCK) is a 501(c) (3) tax deductible Public Charity Organization. Our mission at MCK is to instill healthy eating habits, build self-esteem, foster a sense of belonging, establish basic life skills in our children so that they may grow into healthy adults. To teach kids about food, and food products. We hope to encourage kids to take a keen interest in what they eat, where the food comes from, and especially how to prepare it.

  • Chef Kashia Cave featured in Edible Nutmeg Magazine

    Date: 2017.12.08 | Category: Special Events | Response: 0

    The process of cooking and preparing meals is a skill often passed down from parents to children, but what started in Chef Kashia Diaz-Cave’s kitchen a decade ago as a mother’s desire to instill a love of cooking in her two sons quickly became the inspiration for food education on a much broader level. My City Kitchen, her nonprofit organization based in Meriden, was founded on the principle that cooking expertise can enrich the lives and independence of young people in Connecticut….. read our full story by Tom Lagasse.  http://ediblenutmeg.ediblecommunities.com/food-thought/my-city-kitchen

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  • Chef Kashia Diaz Cave Featured in CBS Boston News 4 WBZ

    Date: 2017.09.19 | Category: Special Events | Response: 0

    Ask A New England Expert: Easy Breakfast Meals For Kids

    Trained at some of the finest cooking schools in Italy, chef, teacher, author and activist Kashia Diaz Cave has won many awards not just for her cooking but also for her service to the community.  For years, Kashia has waged a crusade to help inform and teach inner-city and low-income family children not only how to eat healthy, but also how to shop smart and cook healthy, even on a tight budget.  The founder of My City Kitchen and executive chef at the My City Kitchen Cafe,  Chef Cave is famed for her gourmet meals and catering service, and has won praise as an educator.
    Click on the link to read the full article and get her recipes.
  • My City Kitchen featured in International Olive Oil Times Publication

    Date: 2017.05.31 | Category: Photos, Press, Special Events | Response: 0

    Nonprofit Sees Olive Oil Culture As a Way to Help Troubled Youths

    My City Kitchen, a nonprofit organization focused on at-risk and low-income children, teens and families, cooperates with Enotre, a producer of extra virgin olive oil from Calabria.

    By YLENIA GRANITTO on May 30, 2017
    Filed in Olive Oil World
    “Our extra virgin olive oil Enotre is a blend of Carolea and Nocellara Messinese from plants grown at an altitude of 600 meters in the shade of Sila mountains, in olive groves belonged to my father,” said Pietro Polizzi, adding that they usually carry out the harvest in early October to get the best out of these varieties. “Even though, I obtained great product also by harvesting in early November,” he pointed out.
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  • My City Kitchen at Taste of Fashion

    Date: 2017.05.30 | Category: Special Events | Response: 0

    Olio Extravergine di Oliva Enotre proud partner of My City Kitchen kids program. Photos courtesy Aneil Younis photography. 


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