Hot Bread Kitchen
East Harlem (El Barrio)
The Hot Bread Kitchen bakery in East Harlem is serving up some of the most unique bread in the city. Edible Manhattan's Rachel Wharton filed the following report.
At La Marqueta in East Harlem is one of the city's most specialized bakeries, Hot Bread Kitchen, a five-year-old non-profit that functions as a culinary job training center for immigrant and minority women.
Hot Bread Kitchen CEO and founder Jessamyn Rodriguez says the bakery sells breads inspired by their trainees, giving them both baking and business skills.
The Hot Bread Kitchen tagline is "Preserving Traditions, Rising Expectations," and they take it seriously. To date, the bakery has trained 39 women from 14 different countries to make everything from chocolate cherry bread to real tortillas. (Source NY1)
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La Marqueta, 1590 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10029
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