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Virginia Commercial Kitchens, Community Kitchens, Licensed Kitchens, Shared Kitchens - Places to make foods to sell
Virginia Commercial Kitchens, Community Kitchens, Licensed Kitchens, Shared Kitchens -
Places to make foods to sell!
A licensed kitchen is an inspected, registered commercial kitchen where foods intended for sale can be safely made, in accordance with laws and
regulations. While many states allow some low-risk foods to be made at home and sold in smaller quantities, many foods intended for sale can only be
made in a licensed kitchen. If you want to make and sell your home-made preserves, salsa, spaghetti sauce, refrigerated foods or whatever, you will need
a licensed kitchen to prepare and can the food. many licensed kitchens open their doors at low cost to local food entrepreneurs.
There are many lists of commercial kitchen in Virginia,online, but the list below is the ONLY one with complete contact information and links to their websites,
and all in one place. If you would rather
have a company make and package the food product for you, see this list of copackers in Virginia
Many commercial kitchens have closed, either temporarily, or permanently due to COVID-19. If you have an update about a kitchen,
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Commercial Kitchens, Community Kitchens, Licensed Kitchens and Shared Kitchens
Note: You may find it is required by your state take the ServSafe® training classes for Manager and employees. It certainly is advisable, in any case. You can get the
ServSafe® Handbook that accompanies the course here.
Anna's Community Kitchen -
Virginia Beach, VA. Phone: 757-491-5050.
Barrett's Commissary Kitchen -
Alexandria, VA. Phone: 703-823-3777.
Charlie and Grace Kitchen Rental -
Fredericksburg, VA. Phone: 540-361-1002.
1602 Village Market Blvd SE #120, Leesburg, VA 20175. . Phone: 571-206-1133.
And a second location:
20630 Ashburn Rd, Ste 196, Ashburn, VA 20147. Phone: 571-206-1133.
Commercial Kitchen -
Burke, VA. Phone: 703-239-0102.
Commercial Prep Kitchen -
Waynesboro, VA. Phone: 949-439-1272.
Flavor Commercial Kitchen -
Charlottesville, VA. Phone: 434-760-3777.
Frontier Kitchen -
8538 TERMINAL ROAD SUITE O, Lorton, VA 22079. Phone: 571-494-0897.
Email: [email protected]. Frontier Kitchen is a business
incubator for the culinary world, -we provide great facilities, but the less tangible business items are just as important. We have the
expertise you need in understanding proper certifications, assistance with finding customers and help finding business training you need to
succeed. We offer established networks of professional support personal and staff with decades of combined experience in business and the food
industry...we have the expertise to help your company succeed. And we don't require a piece of your company to help you. We offer top notch
facilities and the expertise to help you build and grow your business.
Frontier Kitchen Haymarket -
Haymarket, VA. Phone: 571-494-0897.
Golden Lily Foods Kitchen -
820 S Pickett Street, Alexandria, VA. Close to 395, 495, only ten miles from Washington,
D.C.USDA and VDACS certified, suited towards Farmer's Market vendors, home based chef prep meals, wholesale food manufacturers, and small
Highland Center Incubator Kitchen -
Monterey, VA. Phone: 540-468-1922.
Alexandria, VA. Phone: 703-683-1940.
In the Kitchen -
Midlothian, VA. Phone: 804-744-7740.
Kitchen 4U2Rent RVA -
Richmond, VA. Phone: 804-977-6444.
Kitchen Share -
Henrico, VA. Phone: 804-507-5222.
Kitchen Thyme -
Richmond, VA. Phone: 804-396-2665.
Lavendar House and Community Kitchen -
Virginia Beach, VA. Phone: 757-499-6671.
Leap Kitchen -
co-located with the Freedom First Credit Union
branch, 1210 Patterson Ave SW, Roanoke VA 24016. Phone: 540-632-1360. Email
[email protected]. Roanoke's shared commercial kitchen and food business incubator. Beyond the physical space, we work to support
local food entrepreneurs in developing, operating, and growing their business. The LEAP Kitchen provides easy access to an inexpensive,
fully-equipped and licensed commercial kitchen, as well as the resources you need to create a business plan, start your business, create your
product, find outlets for sales, and scale up.
The LEAP Kitchen is set up for many types of food businesses, including (but not limited to!)
bakers, value-added producers (salsa, jam/jelly, pickles, etc.) and manufacturers, food truck/cart operators, caterers, pop-up events (tables
and chairs provided on a covered patio), community/civic/religious/school groups, private production, and small cooking classes.
Millstone Kitchen -
4237 Price's Fork Road Blacksburg, Virginia 24060.
Email: [email protected]. Millstone Kitchen is a commercially-licensed kitchen space.
Available for rent by the hour, food entrepreneurs can ready their product for sale or test new recipes, offering the freedom to explore new
markets and customers without the risk of opening their own storefronts. The Kitchen can also serve as a commissary space for local food trucks,
offering prep and storage spaces as well as disposal services. Additionally, Millstone Kitchen offers business support services.
NOVA Richard J. Ernst Community Cultural Center Prep Kitchen -
Annandale Campus, 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA 22003. Phone: 703.323.3159. Email: [email protected]. The prep
kitchen is equipped with:
(2) large capacity reach-in refrigerators
(2) Turbochef C3 microwave/convection ovens
(1) Amana commercial
(2) proof/hot cabinets
(1) Scotsman 500 lb. cube ice machine
Red Aster Foods -
Fredericksburg, VA. Phone: 301-825-4775.
Spencer Penn Community Kitchen -
The Highland Center Incubator Kitchen -
Monterey, VA. Phone:
The Mobile Spoon -
Chantilly, VA. Phone: 703-229-4203.
The Savory Commissary Kitchen -
Richmond, VA. Phone: 804-977-6448.
Virginia Food Works - Co-Packing Services and
Commercial Kitchen Rental
Prince Edward County Cannery, 7916 Abilene Rd, Farmville, VA 23901. Phone: (434) 960-8958. Email:
[email protected]. Commercial Kitchen Rental: If you have an established food business
and are looking to take your production to the next level, our commercial kitchen rentals may be a good fit for you. Our large-volume steam
kettles, filling machine, scales and label applicator speed up production, making the drive to Farmville worthwhile. For information on renting
the facility for personal use ("home canning"), visit the Prince Edward
County Cannery page. Home canning is for personal consumption only as the foods created are not for resale.
If you still can't find a suitable kitchen, you may need a co-packers. Co-packers manufacture and package foods for other companies - and
small food businesses - to sell. See this list of co-packers in your area.
Where can I find more information about canning?
For more than 250 specific, simple
step-by-step directions and photos; and general information on
canning and food preservation, see this page.