It will be available at the Team Store at Kettler Capitals Iceplex and at the MSE Foundation table and at the Team Store at Verizon Center during Caps home games beginning March 4 when the Capitals host the Philadelphia Flyers.
The cookbook features recipes from the 2016-17 Capitals roster, coaches and staff, along with the team's official caterers, SuperFd. Tips are provided throughout the book from SuperFd chef Robbie Wood, Capitals' strength and conditioning coach Mark Nemish, nutritionist Sue Saunders and mascot Slapshot.
There are a limited number of Cooking with the Caps cookbooks available and each will cost $25 with all proceeds benefiting DC Central Kitchen.
In conjunction with the book's publication, SuperFd is selecting four recipes from Cooking with the Caps for the "Cook the Book" challenge. Beginning Monday, March 6, one recipe will be announced each Monday on the SuperFd social media accounts for fans to recreate. Fans are asked to upload a photo of their dish to Instagram and tag it using the #CapsCookbook hashtag. The winning photo will be shared on SuperFd's Instagram page along with the next recipe for the challenge the following Monday. The winner will have the chance to redeem their current cookbook for an autographed copy by a Caps player. Prizes can be redeemed at the SuperFd Cafe at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.
In addition a total of ten redeemable tickets will be placed randomly in cookbooks sold. The person who purchases a cookbook and has the ticket can redeem it for signed copy by a Caps player. Prizes can be redeemed at the SuperFd Cafe at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.
DC Central Kitchen
DC Central Kitchen is a nonprofit developer of innovative social ventures that break the cycle of hunger and poverty. Founded in 1989 in protest of traditional charity models, the organization uses career training, job creation and sustainable business practices to strengthen local food systems and reduce disparities in health and economic opportunity. The Kitchen's life-changing social ventures include providing culinary job training to at-risk adults, turning wasted food into balanced meals for shelters and nonprofits, and serving healthy, scratch-cooked meals in low-income schools. These efforts have been recognized with the leading national award for healthy school food innovation, The Golden Carrot; the Washington Business Journal's Green Business Award for Innovation; and the DC Chamber of Commerce's Community Impact Award. To learn more, visit www.dccentralkitchen.org or follow @dcck on Twitter.
SuperFd is a leading provider of food services for professional sports franchises and anyone in pursuit of improved health and well-being through nutrient-dense meals. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., SuperFd has served more than 100,000 meals to professional athletes across the country and 25,000 meals to fitness buffs in the nation's capital. SuperFd has also educated more than 400 young students the importance and benefits of healthy eating through classes and cooking demos. To learn more about SuperFd and other services, including SuperFd's Corporate Wellness program, visit MySuperFd.com.
Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation supports the charitable efforts of the professional teams under its umbrella: the Washington Capitals, Mystics, Valor and Wizards and Baltimore Brigade. MSE Foundation is committed to the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and focuses on the following five pillars to maximize its impact and engagement with the community: youth basketball, football and hockey; education and scholarship; pediatric health and fitness; military and veterans' affairs; and hunger and homelessness.