Over 60 members strong!
Changing the world one life, one job, one community at a time.

Catalyst Kitchens is a team of social impact entrepreneurs who are committed to breaking the cycle of joblessness, poverty, and hunger. 

We incubate, launch and scale food service-based social enterprises that help people develop skills for a life-changing career. 

We’ve helped 150 organizations around the world, and have a network of over 60 members transforming lives in their communities.

Member Network

Catalyst Kitchens members have access to the creativity and best practices of some of the finest social impact organizations in the world. 

Catalyst Consulting

We can help you accelerate your impact, whether you are in startup mode, or looking to increase the effectiveness of current programs. 

Our Collective Impact

Catalyst Kitchens and our members have been making a difference since 2011.


Catalyst Kitchens is an initiative of Seattle-based FareStart, which has developed a unique combination of social services and social enterprises—including a restaurant, cafes, contract meals, and world-class catering.

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The 2016 Catalyst Kitchens Members Report is available!

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