Wealth derived from the community should be reinvested locally. Investments should be made in both the present and the future. All people have potential, and every person has a role in strengthening the community. You are a vital member of the L.A. Kitchen community and your support will change lives today and into the future!




AARP Foundation

L.A. Kitchen received a visionary $1 million start-up grant from the AARP Foundation. This grant allowed L.A. Kitchen to form a founding board and hire the staff necessary to begin developing programs and partnerships to realize it’s ambitious plans. The aging of the 70+ million Baby Boomers will place immense economic strain on every community, and AARP challenged L.A. Kitchen to inncubate and pioneer new models to meet the need for healthy, affordable food for older adults

L.A. Prep

L.A. Kitchen is the lead tenant of L.A. Prep, a business incubator that makes wholesale production kitchens available for rent to up-and-coming food entrepreneurs. LA Prep’s network of food makers offer internship and employment opportunities to L.A. Kitchen graduates. Learn more about LA Prep