About Us

Mrs. Dorsey’s Kitchen, aka “MDK,” is a sandwich shop specializing in original grilled cheese sandwiches.  Inspired by and named after the founder’s grandmother, MDK recreates the feeling of home by serving America’s favorite comfort food in a cozy homecoming environment.

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  • MDK was founded at Brooklyn’s Dekalb Market in July 2011, and operated as a 7-day vendor from July 2012 through September 2012 when the market closed.
  • Since that time MDK has served its warm, familiar grilled cheese sandwiches to guests in various spaces throughout New York City:
  • Markets: Madison Square Eats, Brooklyn Night Bazaar, Columbus Circle Holiday Market
  • Festivals: NYC Brewer’s Choice, Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, AfroPunk Festival
  • MDK has also appeared in Chicago’s Dose Market and has been invited to the upcoming Windy City Wine Festival in September.
  • In addition to markets and festivals, MDK has provided corporate catering to organizations such as Shazam, Oxygen Network, and Spotify.
  • MDK is proudest of its service to the Brooklyn community, having provided grilled cheese sandwiches to the Coney Island neighborhood in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy