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Partners

Partners

EMPLOYERS

We count with the support of more than 40 food and hospitality industry employers in the DC Metro area. Our employer partners host our students for job shadowings and internships, assist with chef demonstrations and other workshops, and hire our students upon graduation. 

Want to hire our graduates or become a partner? Contact nicolesonderegger@lacocinava.org 

All Employer Partners
Alexandria Restaurant Partners
Bakeshop
Chef Geoff’s/Lia’s
Chaia
Chesterbrook Residences
Culpepper Garden
Design Cuisine Caterers
Hitlon Doubletree Crystal City
Hilton Embassy Suites
Epicurean – Vigor Restaurant, LLC
Fabio Trabocchi (Sfoglina)
Farmers Restaurant Group
Foreign National (Brothers and Sisters, Maketto, Paper Horse)
Goodwin House
Greenspring Retirement Community
Guckenheimer
Hanks Pasta Bar
Hilton Alexandria Old Town
Hilton McLean
Hyatt Centric Arlington
Hyatt Crystal City
Hyatt Regency Tysons Corner
Lebanese Taverna Group
Main Event Caterers
Menu’s Catering
MGM National Harbor
Mom’s Organic Market
Mussel Bar & Grill
New Hope Housing
Oyamel
Park Hyatt
Purple Onion Catering
Richard Sandoval Restaurants
Ridgewells
Root & Stem Catering
Rustico
Seasons Culinary
Society Fair
Sodexo at Marymount University
The Liberty Tavern
Timber Pizza
Watergate
Wegmans Food Markets
Westin Highgate
Whole Foods
Zaytinya

DONORS

Thanks to the generosity of foundations, corporations, and individuals, we are able to continue to provide opportunities for socioeconomic advancement and empowerment to members of our community. Your donation supports our operations and expansion projects so that we may serve even more individuals. Donate today! 

All Donors
Arlington Community Foundation
Arlington Employment Center
Arlington Presbyterian Church
Alexandria-Arlington Regional Workforce Council
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Cafritz Foundation
Capital Impact Partners
Capital One
CoBank
Community Foundation of the National Capital Region
Community Foundation of Northern Virginia
Crimsonbridge Foundation
Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation
Dominion Guild
ECHO of Northrop Grumman
Fairfax County Job Link
Gannett Foundation
Giving Circle of Hope
Harriet Krug Miner Trust
Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation
The Herb Block Foundation
Inter-American Development Bank- Improving Lives Grant
International Monetary Fund, Giving Together Program
JBG Smith
John Edward Fowler Memorial Foundation
J.O.Y. Charitable Fund (CFNOVA)
Keener Squire Properties
Les Dames De’Escoffier International
Mason-Hirst Foundation
Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation
Maximus Foundation
Meyer Foundation
MGM Resorts International
Mount Olivet United Methodist Church
Nestle
Peter and Mary Levin Family Foundation
Philip L. Graham Fund
Points of Light CivicX
Purple Onion
Richard E. and Nancy P. Marriot Foundation
Rita Susswein Gottesman Fund
Robert & Toni Bader Charitable Foundation
Rock Spring SAM Grants
Tom and Magaly Hirst Family Foundation
Venable Foundation
Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
Virginia Small Business Financial Authority
Washington Forrest Foundation
Wegmans
Wells Fargo
World Bank Group, Community Connections Program

OTHER PARTNERS

We believe that collaboration is key to advance the lives of the individuals we serve. We work with other nonprofits, government organizations, and corporations to provide an ecosystem of resources and greater opportunities for our students.

MAKE A DONATION

By making a tax-deductible donation to La Cocina VA, you can:

  • Create job opportunities for unemployed members of our community
  • Facilitate access to healthier meals for our neighbors in need