• 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.

  • Community Outreaches

    Date: 2016.05.10 | Category: Photos, Special Events | Response: 0

    MCK teamed up with Community Health Center of Meriden 5 and 10k road race in their fight against Mental Health and Neighborhood Housing Service of New Haven, for their 7th Annual Family Fun Festival both events held on Saturday 7, May. Thanks to all the sponsors, all proceeds from the CHC road race goes towards the Meriden Wallingford United Way.

  • Meriden non-profit teams with Italian olive oil company

    Date: 2016.04.27 | Category: Special Events | Response: 0

    My City Kitchen entire team want to take this opportunity to THANK Olio Extravergine di Oliva Enotre, Eva Longo – the Pollizzi Family, to our special guest Marco Veranda. To all our corporate sponsors: Godman Energy Group, The City of Meriden the foundations: Adams Family Foundation, The United Way of Meriden Wallingford, Stop & Shop to all our guest for making the Italian Connection a very successful event.

    We are very proud of our students Nicole, Alex, Nick, Dayna, Noel, Danika and Chase. Not to forget their parents for always stepping up to the plate and giving 100%, to Chef Mellissa and Chef Bill for the great job display.

    We are very excited about our partnership with Enotre Oil Company, this is just the beginning of great things to come. THANK YOU

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    April 27, 2016: Enotre & MCK featured in Meriden Record Journal click on the link to read the full story, on how you can support our program. Photo courtesy Andrea De Silva.

  • The One and Only NYIOOC

    Date: 2016.04.14 | Category: Current Events | Response: 0

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    The New York International Olive Oil Competition is the largest, and most publicized olive oil quality competition in the world, this event will be held on April 14, 2016.

    More than 800 entries from 25 countries are judged by an international panel of experts. The winning olive oils are coveted by chefs, food buyers and discerning consumers everywhere who value extra virgin olive oils of the very highest quality. The competition winners are bestowed the distinction of “Best Olive Oils in the World” and they are featured in the yearly index and official results website, bestoliveoil.com  here details of every oil are presented in a format convenient for all devices.

  • Meriden’s Kashia Cave featured as one of the best

    Date: 2016.03.23 | Category: Photos, Press, Special Events, Special Guest | Response: 0

    My City Kitchen has announced founder and chef, Kashia Cave, Meriden is featured in Aetna’s 35th African American Black History Calendar, The flavors of community: African Americans transforming lives through food, features 12 kitchen savvy educators, restaurateurs’, philanthropists, entrepreneurs, authors, activists and celebrity personalities from across the U.S. who are breaking down barriers, and changing the food world. The calendar celebrates individuals for the professional accomplishments and commitment to improving our communities.

    A special recognition dinner for all 12 honorees took place at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, in New Orleans, Thursday, Feb. 25. My City Kitchen is a not-for-profit dedicated to the fight against childhood obesity. Its hands-on cooking program for children promotes healthy eating habits and build self esteem.


    From left to Right with Walt Cherniak (Former Meriden Resident), Aetna Director of Communications, Southeast Region and Chef Leah Chase owner of Dooky Chase Restaurant. She was the inspiration for the character Princess Tiana in Disney’s movie The Princess and the Frog.


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