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"KIC"starting the future of Chattanooga’s food businesses.


Networking and learning opportunities with food industry professionals.


10,000 + sq. ft of food-centric startup space, a commercial kitchen and bakery, office space, and more.


Workshops, coaching, resource connections for marketing, capital, wholesale ingredients, and all the essentials for new food businesses.


Our full-service food truck commissary and large outdoor space provides ideal space for Chattanooga’s up-and-coming food trucks.

About the KIC

The Kitchen Incubator of Chattanooga, or “KIC,” is the premier place to start your food-based business. We offer a shared commercial kitchen and bakery, food truck commissary, business training and support, as well as distribution space. Food entrepreneurs face many barriers to entry; the KIC is positioned to increase access and offer food-centric founders the tools needed to begin their business.

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Is the KIC right for my business?
  • Food truck owners looking for commissary and storage
  • Caterers, bakers, and distributors in need of a commercial kitchen
  • Small businesses looking for a physical location to sell their food at pop-ups and markets
  • We work with all KIC members to earn ServSafe certification, obtain their business license, and become licensed by the Hamilton County Health Department and Department of Agriculture
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Support the Kitchen Incubator of Chattanooga!

We exist to create opportunities for our KIC Members. Consider using one of our talented caterers for your next event or visiting one of our food truck owners at their next pop up location. Visit the Members tab to meet all the amazing businesses.

The Kitchen Incubator of Chattanooga is a nonprofit organization which means we rely on generous investors like you to support our work. Click the donate tab to support us financially through our parent organization, LAUNCH.

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Our work would not be possible without the generous support of our community.

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