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  • Restaurant Week York offers special events and menus starting Feb 22

    By Erin McCracken Flipside Magazine - 02/19/2014 02:24:56 PM EST

    Food is the focus of Restaurant Week York, which takes place Saturday, Feb. 22, to Saturday, March 1. This year's lineup features veteran and new eateries as well as various ethnic cuisines.

    YorKitchen to host three of these many events.

  • York Weekend Roundup: 'Alice in Wonderland,' Battle of the Bands, Polar Plunge and more

    ...Join YorKitchen for a free kids craft from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb.

  • Blind Spot Nut Butters start in Dover Township kitchen

    By LAUREN BOYER York Daily Record  01/30/2014  

    The nut butters Sheri and Troy Karan concoct in their Dover Township garage-turned-commercial-kitchen look more like cookie dough than typical spreads you can pick up at the grocery store. It's on purpose — sort of. "We like to call it our lucky mistake," said Sheri, 41.

  • York County Food Alliance talks about improving food system at first meeting

    The new alliance consists of people, businesses and organizations that share a common goal.

    By Leigh Zaleski, York Daily RecordUpdated:   01/23/2014 09:52:57 PM EST

    On Thursday, about 70 people gathered to discuss a multi-pronged issue that effects everyone: food.The York County Food Alliance held its first public meeting at the York Jewish Community Center. The recently formed alliance focuses on improving the local food system, and will address issues such as limited access ...

  • Thanks for sharing, Yorkers

    York Dispatch, Editorial Staff

    Updated:   01/22/2014 11:29:27 AM EST

    There's a certain type of entrepreneurial spirit we're seeing more of in the York area.It involves sharing - knowledge, workspace and even tools - to help others get ahead.First there was YorKitchen, a for-rent commercial kitchen and dining facility that opened nearly three years ago in an annex of Central Market at 37 W. Clarke Ave. in York.It has become well known as a businesses incubator for food companies that need somewhere to start, h...

  • Teen chefs stream live for Girl Scout program

    By Samuel Frost For the Daily Record/Sunday News Updated:   01/09/2014 10:37:36 PM EST

    As the house lights dim and the countdown begins, three chefs prepare their utensils and face the cameras for a live in-studio broadcast.But it's not "Iron Chef" -- it's a demonstration of proper cooking and healthy eating habits for Girl Scouts in central Pennsylvania.Held at Central Market's YorKitchen, the four episode series is streamed over the Internet to the 30 counties that form the Girl Scouts in th...

  • Judge the Jan. 23 Chef Challenge at Central Market

    Posted on January 10, 2014 by Erin McCracken in Flipside

    The next Chef Challenge is slated for Jan. 23 in YorKitchen, the shared commercial kitchen space at Central Market, 34 W. Philadelphia St., York.

  • Attention restaurant managers: Ready to test your knowledge of food safety?

    By Sean Adkins Daily Record/Sunday News

    Updated:   12/30/2013 10:08:31 AM EST

    York, PA - Next month, YorKitchen will host a course geared toward teaching managers how to implement the essentials of food safety practices. Those who participate will work towards earning a ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification - credentials accredited by the American National Standards Institute Conference for Food Protection. The ServSafe program provides food safety training, exams and ed...

  • VIDEO: Central Market: Looking back, looking ahead

    By Sonya Paclob of the Daily Record/Sunday News Updated:   12/30/2013 09:01:58 AM EST

    ...In just a few short days, York's historical landmark will end its 125th year-long anniversary and move into the start of the next 125 years. Since this summer, multimedia journalist Sonya Paclob has worked on a mini documentary of Central Market. more...

  • Oyster prelude is Saturday at Central Market

    Oyster prelude is Saturday at Central Market

    York Dispatch STAFF REPORT
    Updated:   10/04/2013 10:21:16 AM EDT

    As a prelude to the York County Heritage Trust's 39th annual Oyster Festival, the Trust is partnering with YorKitchen to present "Shucks - an Oyster Cookoff!" from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at York's Central Market.

  • York's Lincoln students learn business skills

    Part of a summer program at the charter school focuses on entrepreneurship.
    By ANGIE MASON Daily Record/Sunday News Updated:   07/11/2013 03:09:19 PM EDT

    ...jewelry boxes are destined to be sold, as part of the entrepreneur focus of the school's summer program. Anne Clark, community outreach specialist for Lincoln and Thackston charter schools, said the lessons will click once the kids are able to sell their creations. Then, "it goes from a lesson in the classroom (to) reality," she said. ...

  • Special Event Food Guidelines

    The City of York issued the following press release on Friday. YorKitchen may be your solution for your Special Events.  

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Food prepared for special events in a private home, not approved by the City’s Permits, Planning & Zoning Department, may not be used or offered for human consumption in a food facility or outdoors, according ...

  • 21 South steps up at YorKitchen

    ERIN JAMES 505-5439 / @ydcityyorkdispatch.com

    Updated:   05/17/2013 11:03:11 AM EDT

    Howard Cantor is like the ghost of chain-restaurant menus and pre-packaged foods...As a "food technologist" at a Baltimore company, Cantor spends his days whipping up unique flavor combinations for the global food industry. It's a cool job, Cantor said, because it allows him to "feed the masses."But the York City man's name won't be found on any wrappers.

    Next step: Cantor, 42, is taking 21 South a step further...

  • Get Passport to Flavors in York City 

    CANDY WOODALL
    The York Dispatch 505-5437 / @ydbiz yorkdispatch.com
    Updated: 03/02/2013 02:25:21 PM EST

    ..."It was more like a dinner party," Bashir said. "It was very intimate and interactive, and all the guests sat at one large table with the chef."
    Malaysian music played as Goins, who was born and raised in Malaysia, talked about the country's native fruits and other cultural elements of food preparation.
    "It was as much a cultural interaction as it was a dinner," Bashir said.

  • Restaurant week kicks off in York

    WGAL news spot. 11:07 AM EST Feb 24, 2013 York residents are in for a week-long treat because the city's restaurant week is now in full swing with events going on all around the city. YorKitchen's Passport to Flavors Series is featured.

  • YorKitchen launches pop-up restaurants

     The Passport to Flavors Series started on Saturday with an evening of Malaysian cuisine and culture. By STEPHANIE REIGHART Daily Record/Sunday News Updated: 02/25/2013 02:33:29 PM EST York, PA - A small group of diners gathered in YorKitchen in Central Market on Saturday evening for a special meal. For one night only, a Malaysian restaurant was in full swing with music, tales of Southeast Asian living and authentic food.

  • York’s street vendor rules raise questions

    City officials say limiting downtown food carts protects businesses. Others say it hampers consumer choice.

    By TIM STONESIFER Daily Record/Sunday News 12/12/12

    Jennifer Philippe, of Spring Garden Township, makes a crepe at YorKitchen last week. Philippe wants to expand her business, but right now she cannot sell from her cart in York city.  more...

  • PA Gourmet returns to York Expo Center

    Posted: 11/07/2012 04:07:01 PM EST Flipside magazine Playing with food is no longer a faux pas. More people are digging in with both hands. Thanks to the foodie movement, it's now trendy to experiment with what we eat and how we serve it.

  • Sharing appetites for food

    Incubator kitchen spaces provide startup opportunities for entrepreneurs in Lancaster and York

    Central Penn Business Journal 7/5/12
    By Brent Burkey and Lauren McLane

    Joseph Lane and his wife have spent seven years in China after opening a pizzeria there. Now, they are coming back to the United States to make fruitcake in York.Their business, Dot & Eva's Oven Ltd., is one of the newest tenants of the YorKitchen food business incubator that opened last year adjacent to the York-based Central ...

  • Federal visitors have high praise

    Federal visitors have high praise for YorKitchen

    CANDY WOODALL / The York Dispatch Updated: 06/15/2012 11:39:54 AM EDT

    ..."It's fabulous," he said. An annex of Central Market, the commercial kitchen can be rented for $25 an hour, helping entrepreneurs make their food business dreams a reality without the high costs associated with purchasing commercial kitchen equipment. Since it opened nearly a year ago, it has been utilized by 55 unique users and has created 32 jobs, according to Aeman Bashir,...

  • USDA officials tour YorKitchen

    USDA officials tour YorKitchen in the annex of Central Market

    Daily Record/Sunday News Updated: 06/14/2012 05:35:27 PM EDT York, PA -

    State and national officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture toured YorKitchen Thursday to view what Pennsylvania State Director Tom Williams called "a success story." "We wanted to come back and see what a great job they've done," he said. more...http://www.ydr.com/business/ci_20858790/usda-ofiicial-tour-yorkitchen-annex-central-market     &nb...

  • The Chili Shack cooks up kid-friendly cuisine

    Leigh Zaleski, FlipSide staff

    Posted: 06/13/2012 11:19:32 AM EDT

    Tom Bradney didn't really like chili when he was a younger.

    Then he had to eat it once when he was 14 years old at hunting camp. He decided it wasn't too bad.

    As a father of five children, Bradney often made large batches of chili and worked toward perfecting his recipe: smooth, with few chunks of tomatoes - very kid friendly. Now, he sells it at market and eats it every time he works. In April 2011, he got laid off after working f...

  • YorKitchen expanding business opportunities

    Project manager Aeman Bashir said businesses have started and expanded as a result of the incubator, which opened in July.

    By LEIGH ZALESKI
    Daily Record/Sunday News
    While running her stand at Central Market recently, Donna Lott dashed into YorKitchen ...