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Press Releases

Monday, May 7, 2012

Youth development organization will use funds to open  Brainfood Innovation Center and urban garden

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Tuesday, April 8, 2014
We are seeking a part-time (10-15 hours per week) Garden Manager to plan, maintain, and develop the Brainfood Youth Garden. See the listing in our Jobs section for more details and information on how to apply!...
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Stone Soup Films features Carina Gervacio, Program Director of Brainfood in their DC Hero project.  Check out the video ...

Monday, November 25, 2013

Click here to read the blog and see more photos from our trip to The White House!  


Thursday, October 31, 2013

 Take a peek at our blog to learn three different ways Brainfood celebrated Food Day.

Monday, August 26, 2013

Click for more information on how to join ...

Thursday, August 15, 2013

 Please join us for a special pre-opening dinner at 14th Street's newest restaurant, doi moi. doi moi, specializing in Southeast Asian cuisine, is the latest offering from Mark Kuller, the owner of two of DC's finest...

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

 Check out pictures from the event on our Facebook page!

Friday, April 19, 2013

Buy your tickets here!


Hosted by the winners of the 2012 Brainfood Grill-Off, Chef Dennis Marron of Poste and Chef...

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Love Brainfood? Want to intern with us this summer? Brainfood seeks creative, highly motivated individuals help develop and deliver food education programming in the DC area. The 8-week internship is from Monday, June 17th...

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

From 7 -10 on Wednesday, Meridian Pint will be donating $2 from each purchase of New Belgium's new cask ale, Sin and Chronic, to Brainfood. Come enjoy Meridian Pint's...

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

This past Sunday, we were honored and excited to be welcomed back to the White House by Pastry Chefs Bill Yosses and Susie...

Thursday, August 9, 2012

6th Annual...

Friday, January 13, 2012

Check out the Washington Post article about the ten local youth-serving organizations that received the $50,000 grant.

Tuesday, August 9, 2011


Save the Date for the Fifth Annual Brainfood Grill-Off
Thursday, September 15,...

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Check out this OpEd that appeared in Newsday this week!


Friday, June 10, 2011

Brainfood Summer Institute Starts Monday June 27th!

If you know a high school age youth who is looking for a fun summer activity, encourage them to sign up for the Brainfood Summer Institute!

Visit our webpage...

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Brainfood was featured in the Washington Post. Click here to read the full story:

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Business Support Advances Nutrition, Health, and Leadership
By Paul Dahm, Executive Director, Brainfood

Friday, May 14, 2010

Join us in supporting DC’s...

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Brainfood returned to the White House on October 31st to help the White House Kitchen throw a Halloween party for the President and First Lady's guests, including military families and White House and Residence Staff children...

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Over the past 2 weeks Brainfood participants and staff visited the White...

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Brainfood Grill-Off Recap
Northern Virginia Magazine
Tuesday, June 16th, 2009
Stephen Ball

To read the full article...

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Brainfood was featured in a recent article in Roll Call.

Life Lessons Served Hot
June 11, 2009
By Alison McSherry
Roll Call Staff

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Join us in supporting DC’s young people while enjoying an evening outdoors with food, drinks and entertainment.


Wednesday, May 6, 2009

On Friday, May 3rd the Washington Examiner interviewed Brainfood Executive Director Paul Dahm for their three-minute interview column.


Monday, April 13, 2009

Congratulations Chef Teddy!  Local DC blog, Capitol Spice also mentions Teddy's longtime support of Brainfood, further down in the post.


Friday, February 27, 2009

In this web-exclusive video, the students at Brainfood show Channel One’s Steven Fabian how to make Jamaican beef patties.


Monday, February 16, 2009

On Monday, February 16, 2009 Brainfood Executive Director Paul Dahm and Board Member Ralph Rosenberg featured on Let’s Talk Live on News Channel 8.


Monday, February 2, 2009

The Washington Business Journal asks Paul Dahm "How do you measure the success of your nonprofit organization?" (January 30, 2009)

Dahm responed: “We use surveys and staff observation tools to measure...

Thursday, July 17, 2008

DC chef and regular Brainfood guest chef Teddy Folkman was featured on a recent episode of the Food Network's Throwdown With Bobby Flay. Bobby challenged Teddy to a mussels and fries throwdown. If you caught the...

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