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IWF-DC Innovators During Covid Crisis

March 2020

Here's a list of IWF-DC members who are providing services for the DC community during the Covid crisis.

Chris Ricchi, chef/owner of i Ricchi, offers the i Ricchi Food Club, a pre-paid pickup food service that curates authentic Italian cuisine with a pre-set 4 course menu--and wine pairing. Each week, Chef Ricchi handcrafts a dining experience that will transport you through Italy.

Ris Lacoste, chef/owner of Ris, offers Ris' Soup Kitchen, a to-go service of carryout and curbside pickup. Her menu of comfort food changes daily and also includes Take Me With You options of frozen chicken pot pies, soup by quart, take and bake cookies, and ice cream treats.

Kathy Valentine, CEO of Design Cuisine offers special Passover & Easter menus. For details, please contact your Design Cuisine account executive or send and email to or call 703-979-9400 by 4/3/2020 for Passover and 4/8/2020 for Easter. Design Cuisine is sharing recipes on its Facebook page for your at-home cooking projects.

Courtney Spaeth, CEO of growth[period] is also the owner of Sprinkles, an ice cream and bake shop in Potomac Village. Sprinkles is offering curbside pickup and delivery options for those in need of something sweet. For menus and more please click here or call 301-299-8415.