Kitchen and Storage Costs
Kitchen shifts are available to rent 24/7 in 4-or 6-hour blocks at $17-$19/hour depending on member vs tenant rental.
Dry, refrigerated, and freezer storage are rented by the month and range from $90-$250 depending on your storage needs.
HBK Incubates Program Costs:
Annual Kitchen Membership Fee
For businesses applying to HBK Incubates, our culinary incubator program, a yearly membership fee of $500 gives access to our commercial kitchen space at $17/hour and all HBK Incubates programs and support, including workshops and Finance Advising.
Qualifying applicants who meet income requirements are eligible to receive 50% off membership fees and kitchen rental rates. To apply as a subsidized member, complete Section 4 of the HBK Incubates application packet. Request an application by completing the information here.
Business Start-Up Costs
There are additional upfront expenses required to start producing in a commercial kitchen. Total business start-up costs will range from $1,500- $4,000, in addition to program and kitchen related costs.
These additional start-up costs will need to be factored into your business budget:
- Business Incorporation fees
- Food Protection/Handlers Certification
- Workers Compensation
- Licensing fees
- Production equipment and supplies