Partners

The Tamale Kitchen’s relationships with its partners are at the core of our success. We are grateful for these individuals and organizations, and look forward to more opportunities with them as well as growing this list of very important partners.

Greater Kansas City Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

We have been a member of the Chamber since our inception.  Becky Gripp, our Founder, is a member of the Chamber’s Board of Directors.

Northeast Chamber of Commerce

We have been a member of the chamber since our inception. Our founder Becky Gripp is a member of the chamber’s board of directors.

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Dialogue Institute of Kansas City

Kansas Branch of Dialogue Institute of the Southwest aims to promote mutual understanding, respect and cooperation among people of diverse faiths and cultures in Greater Kansas City. 

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

We partnered with this exceptional Kansas City institution for its Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration since 2016.

Central Avenue Betterment Association (CABA)

The association has provided us with many networking opportunities. Its Executive Director, Edgar Galicia has also provided the kitchen with mentorship as the business has grown.

Blue Valley School District CAPS Program

We work with students in this innovative program who have provided us with invaluable business support such as marketing materials, graphic design and food truck business acumen. 

KC Farm School at Gibbs Rd

The 14 acre farm located in Wyandotte County, KS. generates community-wide, multi-generational, collaborative food projects such as the weekly Farmer’s Market and annual FarmFest.

Ten Thousand Villages

A fair trade store where every purchase made directly impacts the life and community of its maker in an under-resourced community. #LiveLifeFair

Patrice’s Culinary Collective

We are partners with this premium Black-owned, woman-owned business through Tamales and Greens catering.

Lady D’s Catering

We are partners with this Black-owned, woman-owned business through the Tamales and Green catering.

Sweet Life Wellness

Promotes creating health from within including diet, exercise and mental acuity.  All natural products including our infused lemonade sweetened with agave. 

Les Dames d'Escoffier Kansas City

An international organization that inspires, advances and supports women in food, beverage and hospitality to achieve excellence in leadership and philanthropy.

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