Let's Celebrate The Portland Kitchen's First Full Year!

Join us for a four-course dinner at The Oregon Culinary Institute to help empower urban youth to graduate high school with jobs skills and improved eating habits.During our first full program year, The Portland Kitchen served 52 youth. Just this month we admitted an additional 21 students. Please join us December 4 to celebrate the first-year milestone with a four-course dinner at The Oregon Culinary Institute. Two dinner tickets, $50. 100% benefits The Portland Kitchen. Tickets and information >








Culinary after-school and summer programs

The Portland Kitchen offers free, comprehensive culinary after-school and summer programing to Portland high school youth, age 14-18. Our mission is to empower urban youth to graduate high school with job skills and improved eating habits. Learn more >

The 2014-15 after-school program cohort is currently full. To be considered for a wait-list position, please email abby@theportlandkitchen.org. Thank you!
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Donate to The Portland Kitchen

While we have opened, we still have a lot of work to do. Can you help? Consider sharing The Portland Kitchen with your friends and family via Twitter or Facebook. Donate a few dollars, or contact us if you have kitchen knives or other gently-used equipment in need of a new home.

Three great ways to support The Portland Kitchen!

1. Are you an Amazon shopper? You can now help support The Portland Kitchen, Inc. when you purchase Amazon products via this AmazonSmile link. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to The Portland Kitchen whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.

2. Shop at Fred Meyer? Link your Rewards Card to The Portland Kitchen. The rewards will add up, helping to ensure The Portland Kitchen continues. The Portland Kitchen is NPO number 81583.

3. We are proud to announce that The Portland Kitchen has been selected as the 2014-15 funding cycle benefactor for Albina Community Bank's LOOP VISA Credit Card! Learn more > Thank you!


The Portland Kitchen needs donors, sponsors, equipment and community support to support youth opportunity in NE Portland.



Thank you to our founding supporter:

Thank you Emerick Construction, school-year Portland Kitchen program sponsor.