Since 2002, the Business Incubator Center’s Commercial Kitchen Program has assisted more than 100 culinary professionals realize their dream.
About the Program
Our Commercial Kitchen Incubator Program is a community of young startup and mature food entrepreneurs. We provide 24/7 access to commercial equipment, production workspace, cold and dry storage, and industry specific business support and guidance.
Kitchen Client – Mountain Valley Seasonings
THE BUSINESS OF FOOD
“I enjoy being able to use a commercial kitchen that has the capability to handle the needs of my growing business. I also appreciate the opportunity to consult with the Incubator staff and learn and share knowledge with other caterers and food trucks that use the kitchen.”
– John Young, Owner of The Ribber
There is an application process to join the Commercial Kitchen Incubator Program including the submission of a business plan and 6-month projected cash flows. Our Small Business Development Center offers free business coaching and low-cost classes to assist with the business planning and cash flow process.
Prior to acceptance into the program, businesses must meet the following requirements.
Business must be licensed with the Mesa County Public Health Department, FDA, and the State of Colorado (as applicable)
Proof of Certified Food Protection Manager Certification for one owner
- Provide $2M general liability insurance policy
Kitchen Client – Ghost Rock Farm
Our straightforward monthly kitchen fees makes it easy for businesses to manage their expenses.
- $45 application fee
$100 refundable deposit
- $35 monthly program fee
- $12 per hour kitchen use
Additional equipment, such as refrigerators, may be rented at an additional cost.
Ready to get cooking?
Click the button below to start the application process and schedule a kitchen tour.