The Kitchen

Welcome to The Kitchen, home of our cozy Kitchen café, The Kitchen at the Hartford Public Library, and farm-to-table catering business that offers job skills training and high-quality employment opportunities to residents of Billings Forge and Frog Hollow. The Kitchen brings together employment, education, access to healthy eating options, and a connection to the environment using hands-on training, community interactions, and a shared love for food.

Read more about our job skills training program here.


If you are interested in the Culinary Job Training please visit The Kitchen at 559 Broad St to fill out an application or send an e-mail to Culinary Job Training. This should be turned in to Becky McGuigan, our job trainer. When a space becomes available, Becky will contact applicants for an interview. We require at least one job interview and a “working” interview in the kitchen prior to selection. We offer approximately 20 training slots each year on a rotating basis.


The Kitchen Café:

559 Broad Street Hartford, CT 06106

Monday - Friday
8 am - 4 pm

Catering phone: (860) 727-8752 
Café phone: (860) 727-8066 

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The Kitchen Café at Hartford Public Library:

500 Main Street Hartford, CT 06103

Monday - Friday
8 am - 4 pm

Catering phone: (860) 727-8752 
Café phone: (860) 724-2168



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