Incubator Kitchen Summary
The Hummingbird Incubator Kitchen at the Stellaria Building is designed to support small scale food producers to offer a product to the marketplace without investing in the required commercial kitchen setting at start-up or as they are in the initial stages of growth. The focus for Hummingbird’s Incubator Kitchen is on food businesses that emphasize local, organic and nutritionally valuable Gluten Free (GF) foods. Please Download our Kitchen Operations Manual for more detailed information.
The Kitchen offers a 6 burner natural gas range with double standard ovens and 24 inch grill, a pair of natural gas convection ovens, reach in cooler, vegetable wash sink, dish sink with sanitizer, mixer, and stainless work tables. Other equipment is provided by the user.
Kitchen cost is based on the percentage of hours used by the tenant and ranges from $160 per month to $1000, which includes some storage space and all utilities. Additional warehouse storage needs are available at $1 per square foot on a monthly basis. Walk-in Cooler space is also available at a monthly cost of $10.00 per shelf. Scheduling is done in advance for each month. A refundable deposit of $150.00 and a one time application fee of $50 is required for each tenant when a use lease is signed. The process of evaluation is free.
Fill out and submit the Incubator Kitchen Questionnaire, and we will contact you shortly thereafter with rental and scheduling details.
Once your application has been approved, you can log in and submit reservations via our online scheduler. Please note: your registration will have to be approved before the system will allow you to submit reservations. Please allow one business day for approval; you will receive an e-mail notifying you when your account is active.
We can serve you best if you submit the questionnaire (above) before calling.