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 from 7:30 am-6:00 pm.

 

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

Requirements

  • 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

  • Provide recipes and process plans for all food items that you intend to produce in the Community Kitchen

  • Attend a facility orientation and training

  • Sign a Rental Agreement

  • CLICK HERE for links to resources for small food businesses

Amenities

Commercial Kitchen Equipment

  • Tilting skillet 

  • Tilting kettle 

  • Grill 

  • 2-burner gas range

  • Convection oven

  • Convection steamer

  • Proofer 

  • Hobart standing mixer

  • Cookware and utensils

  • Spacious stainless steel prep tables

  • High temperature commercial dishwasher

 

Storage

  • 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 our Program Manager,

Deanna Graycheck:

dgraycheck@winderhousing.com