Rahman "Rock" Harper
Culinary Instructor at DC Central Kitchen
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, DC-AL
Chefs Boot Camp Alum, July 2012
Areas of interest: Antibiotics overuse, GMOs, school nutrition standards, obesity, sustainable seafood, food aid, agriculture, sustainability, seafood sustainability, and food affordability and accessibility
"Because I want to be a part of positive change for the world and I can’t think of easier way to do so than through my art and passion."
Rahman "Rock" Harper is the culinary instructor at DC Central Kitchen, a community kitchen that works to reduce hunger with recycled food and meal distribution programs, and trains unemployed adults for culinary careers. Rock is part of World Central Kitchen's Chef Network and is a member of the organization's Committed Crew helping communities experiencing chronic hunger. He is a Superchef Against Superbugs and participated in a Lobby Day with other chefs seeking to reduce antibiotic use in our food system.
Organization affiliations: DC Central Kitchen, March of Dimes, Wholesome Wave, Chefs Collaborative, and World Central Kitchen
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