Emma’s Torch

Emma’s Torch is a nonprofit social enterprise based in New York City and Washington D.C., with a mission to provide culinary arts training to refugees, asylees, and survivors of human trafficking, and to empower them to build meaningful careers. Emma’s Torch students participate in a full-time, paid culinary training program and work for their restaurant, cafe, and catering social enterprises.



  • 2023: Accelerator Fellow
  • 2024-2026: Growth Portfolio Member