Our commercial kitchen facility is an essential part of launching your business

Equipment and Utensils

Our 1,800-square foot kitchen facility has ample prep and production space as well as a dish washing station. Cold, frozen, and dry storage are available. 

  • 6-burner gas range, flat top, and oven
  • double-stacked gas convection oven
  • 10 gallon steam jacketed kettle
  • 3 quart, 20 quart, and 60 quart electric stand mixers
  • Walk-in cooler, walk-in freezer
  • Lockable dry storage
  • 5 quart and 2 quart food processors
  • Stainless steel and wood-topped stainless steel work tables
  • Foot operated heat sealer
  • Misc: Commercial can openers, pots, pans, baking sheets, basic utensils, digital scales
  • Future Equipment (hint: wish list): vacuum sealer, vibratory filler, piston filler, bottling equipment, braising table...

Please email startup@candokitchen.org if you would like to sign up for one of our free monthly Group Tour and Info sessions.


Scheduling and Cost

The Can-Do Kitchen is open 24-hours per day, 7 days per week. Rental costs range from $8 - $25 per hour, depending on the type and frequency of use.

Members of Can-Do Kitchen also pay a $30/month membership fee and receive the following benefits:

  • reduced rental rates 

  • overhead costs included in rent 

  • food safety and licensing guidance 

  • discounts on our experiential education series  

  • ongoing incubation and business support 

  • access to wholesale ingredient ordering 

  • affiliation with the trusted Can-Do Kitchen community of food producers 

  • 24-hour access to facility 

  • discounted rate with label & nutrition analysis partner 

  • promotion and news media connections 

  • connections to retailers and distributors 

  • registered FDA facility for acidified food processing 

  • connections to counselors and mentors 

  • branding, packaging and labeling guidance 

  • translation services