We’re more than a kitchen, we’re a community to help businesses grow.
Are you looking to launch or expand your food business? At Hot Bread Kitchen, in addition to our shared kitchen space, incubator members have access to resources that take businesses to the next level. Take the next step and fill out an interest form.
PLEASE NOTE: New applications to Hot Bread Kitchen’s Incubator Program are on hold until further notice. Please fill out the interest form at the bottom of this page and we will contact you with future dates. Stay safe: for information on COVID-19 please refer to the New York State Department of Health website.
We create access to market opportunities to grow your sales
- Introduction to buyers
- Participation in Buyers’ Showcase events
- Referrals to event organizers and caterers
- Pitch prep
- Refining labels
We help you tackle the business side of being an entrepreneur
- Cost analysis, business planning
- Sales strategies
- Financial advising
- Introductions to sources of capital
- Referrals to advisory services
We welcome you into a thriving community of food entrepreneurs
- Working alongside other startups
- Sharing of best practices, distributors, and resources
- Monthly entrepreneur exchanges and meetups
WHAT WE OFFER
We recognize that every entrepreneurial journey is different, so we have different types of kitchen access to meet the unique needs of your growing business. We also offer subsidized rates based on demonstrated financial need to make our program accessible to all.
*Short and long-term tenancy available
Become a Member
Hot Bread Kitchen’s Incubator Program is open to all food entrepreneurs. We support underrepresented individuals impacted by racial, social, and economic inequality to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive economy where all entrepreneurs can thrive and celebrate culinary tradition and innovation.
We are well-suited to caterers, specialty food makers, meal delivery companies and many other types of businesses. All businesses are required to have General Liability Insurance and Department of Health or Department of Agriculture permit application.
If you are interested in becoming a member, please submit an interest form below and the Hot Bread Kitchen team will be in touch.
Incubator Interest Form
Not ready to join the incubator program?
Consider the Entrepreneurial Assistance Program (EAP), which provides instruction, training, technical assistance and support services to individuals who have recently started their own business. To find out more, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “EAP Inquiry.”