KitchenShare is a certified, communal kitchen rental program for local food artists who want to get serious about their craft. Heritage Hub, a local food support system designed to diversify Tallahassee’s economy, offers programs that help level the barriers to entrepreneurial entry. KitchenShare provides the operational space and support services needed to get an idea off the ground or take a cottage business to the next level.
KitchenShare is considered both a Commercial Kitchen by definition as well as a Kitchen Incubator. KitchenShare offers private space that is used by one of its clients at a time. Such space varies in size from a few hundred square feet to over 1,000 square feet and varies in the amount of equipment. KitchenShare offers a shared space which consists of several food preparation tables surrounded by a wide range of equipment. More than one client works within the space.
KitchenShare allows its clients to receive on-site private deliveries. It is the responsibility, however, of the client to procure and secure the deliveries. Kitchen Share rent also provides a process for its clients to ensure responsibility and liability.
Kitchen Share is equipped with a minimum of:
Plus so much more.
KitchenShare Members must be registered to do business in Florida.
KitchenShare members must have a ServSafe certified food manager on-site while operating in the kitchen.
All kitchen users must have a Food Handlers Card.
Liability insurance is available through the Food Liability Insurance Program starting at $299/year.
All products produced at KitchenShare must be licensed through Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation or Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
You're ready to start but you only need 10 hours or less every month in the kitchen. Start-up level is for you.
A perfect option for an up-and-coming food professional. Full access for 20 hours a month.
Perfect for established companies looking to increase their production output and handling.
With up to 40 hours per month in the kitchen, you'll be cooking up success.
Great for food trucks, includes access to water pick-up/drop-off, grease disposal, waste disposal, and ice machine.
Perfect for individuals who only need a commissary license, does not include any services.