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Robert Egger: The Father of Social Enterprise - Extended Interview


Robert Egger is the founder and former CEO of the D.C. Central Kitchen, which he led for 24 years 7 days a week. It's celebrating 30 years in business with an annual revenue of $12 million a year as a self-sustaining social enterprise. He has been a leader in the food recovery/job training/social enterprise movement since 1989. His organizations have used donated food to produce over 40 million meals, and helped thousands of otherwise disenfranchised men and women gain full-time employment - Transforming the non-profit from a vehicle of service to one of empowerment and independence.