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Community Kitchen

The Community Kitchen is a shared-use kitchen available to small business owners and entrepreneurs that provides community members an opportunity to grow or start a business without having to invest in large kitchen equipment or property up front. It is the ideal space for producers of baked goods, canned foods, sauces, jams and jellies and other value-added products for retail sale. 

Rental Hours & Rates

The kitchen is available 7 days a week.


Monday-Thursday: $15/hour

Friday-Sunday: $20/hour

dry storage: $5/month

walk-in cooler: $10/month

freezer: $10/month

large equipment: $25/month

security deposit: $200


20% discount for Wimberly Center tenants and Winder Housing Authority residents


  • Be certified as a Food Protection Manager.

  • Obtain a valid food license, or licenses, from the appropriate food licensing agency.

  • Obtain liability insurance for their business.

  • Attend a facility orientation and training.

  • Sign a Rental Agreement.

  • CLICK HERE for links to resources for small food businesses


Commercial Kitchen Equipment

  • Tilting skillet 

  • Tilting kettles 

  • Grill 

  • 2-burner gas range

  • Convection ovens

  • Convection steamer

  • Proofer 

  • Hobart standing mixer

  • Cookware and utensils

  • Spacious stainless steel prep tables

  • High temperature commercial dishwasher



  • Dry storage

  • Walk-in cooler and freezer


Additional rental spaces for classes and promotional events

  • Demo kitchen

  • Banquet hall

Apply Today!

For further inquiries or to tour our facilities, contact the community outreach coordinator,

Lydia Huff: 

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