FAQ

As a social enterprise, Hot + Cool is always open to hearing about new opportunities and partnerships that speak to our mission of ensuring that South Central communities have access to Black-centered arts and culture, delicious, plant-based food, and employment opportunities and training, regardless of circumstance; as well as community building and togetherness. If you would like to collaborate, please contact us at info@hotandcoolcafe.com with the subject line “Partnerships.”
We would love to hear from you and your job talents and interests. Please email us at info@hotandcoolcafe.com with the subject line “Job Opportunities.”
We are always looking for extra hands to help us prepare or distribute food from our free meal program. If you would like to help, please contact us at info@hotandcoolcafe.com and use “Volunteer” in the subject line.
We do! Please contact info@hotandcoolcafe.com for our catering menu and to discuss your needs! Please use “Catering” in your subject line.
Please contact info@hotandcoolcafe.com and use the subject line “Local Artist.”
We have non-vegan milk options for coffee beverages, but other than that all the food at our Leimert Park location is 100% vegan.
Yes, we often host fundraisers. Please contact info@hotandcoolcafe.com and use the subject line “Fundraiser.”
Yes! We opened our second location, Hot + Cool North, proudly serving the San Fernando Valley at 6606 N. Variel Ave., Canoga Park.
Yes, we do! Please contact info@hotandcoolcafe.com and use the subject line “Events/Filming Inquiry.”
Hot + Cool Cafe is a Los Angeles County Certified Social Enterprise, which means our business is committed to at least one of the following:
  • Has been in operation for at least one (1) year providing transitional jobs, including access to supportive services to a transitional workforce employing at least 51% of a transitional workforce.
  • Is certified as a B Corporation by B Labs or is incorporated as a Benefit or Social Purpose Corporation with the State of California; or
  • Is certified Green by a city government located within Los Angeles County; or
  • A business whose primary purpose is the common good as demonstrated through a published mission statement and whose principal business activity is directly related to accomplishing that stated social mission.
  • For more information on LA Social Enterprise Businesses, please visit: https://dcba.lacounty.gov/social-enterprise/