FAQs

We are open 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Our facility is locked at all times. We provide you with a passcode to gain access to the kitchen at any time.

The best thing to do is to call or email and schedule a tour. After the tour we will give you a packet of information with everything you will need to get started with us.

To start cooking with us we need the following from you: Completed client application, completed and signed lease agreement, initialed and signed policies and procedures document, general liability policy, a copy of your certified food managers license, and the $300 deposit.

Our rates for kitchen time start at $28 per hour and go as low as $20 per hour for a high volume of hours booked every month.

There are several websites that offer the course. One is https://www.servsafe.com/ and another is http://www.learn2serve.com/

There are also instructor led courses taught at most community colleges.

Yes. With a signed 6 month lease you will be required to pay a $300 deposit of which $250 is refundable.

Yes. Our landlord who owns the shopping center requires us to have insurance as well as our clients that cook in our kitchen. The insurance coverage will need to be for $1 million with a $2 million aggregate.

There are several local companies that provide general liability coverage. We recommend a company that specializes in food based businesses called FLIP (Food Liability Insurance Program). You can apply online and usually have insurance within 24 hours. Their website is https://www.fliprogram.com/ 

Yes. You are required to sign a 6 month lease. You have a monthly minimum of 10 hours you must use every month.

Maybe. Our kitchen is pretty well equipped but if you have a special something that you need you will probably want to bring it with you.

Yes you can. We have spaces for fridges, freezers, specialized cooking equipment etc. There is a monthly charge to leave equipment at our kitchen.

Yes. We have a meeting room / tasting room right next to the main kitchen. It can be set up in a number of ways to suit your needs.

Yes. The meeting room / tasting room can be set up to accommodate a pop up restaurant to seat approximately 30 people.

Yes. We have a large room for dry storage where you can rent a rolling rack from us and keep your non-perishable items, personal cookware, etc and not have to haul it with you every time you come in to cook.

Yes we do. We have offices with or without a window. Each office is about 90 sq ft.

No. Our clients usually bring their own countertop commercial fryers or just fry on the stove.

Yes you do. This is a shared kitchen and everyone is expected to clean up after themselves.

No. We provide all cleaning supplies you will need.