Growing a food business is a lot easier when you have affordable access to a commercial kitchen!
Here are some tips and best practices, as well as the shared commercial kitchens that we are of aware of.
- Stay Small: Produce at home (support passage of Microenterprise Home Kitchen Act, or use the Cottage Food program.
- Go Local: Find a kitchen-share with a restaurant, church or community center
- Get Around: Rent space at a nearby commercial kitchen facility like The Hood Kitchen Space in Costa Mesa
- Go big: raise capital and open your own commercial kitchen (contact the Long Beach Small Business Development Center for access to capital)