KIC Services

We offer food entrepreneurs a shared commercial kitchen and bakery, food truck commissary, business training and support, as well as distribution space.

Building Your Business

Wherever you are in your journey, the KIC is here to support your growth.

Starting Out

Whether you just had a light bulb moment for your business or already have your logo and domain name, we recommend that all business owners (food-based or not) go through our sister program LAUNCH CHA.

In this 10 week training, you and your cohort will learn all the ins and outs of starting a business. Upon completion of the course, you will have access to LAUNCH’s full list of resources – workshops, networking opportunities, connections to Chattanooga professionals, business coaches/mentors, capital access and much more!

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Ready to Launch

So, you have your business plan, you know your market, and it’s time to move into a commercial kitchen. Let’s start your business!

Before booking your space, be sure you have all your paperwork ready to go. We are happy to walk you through the process of obtaining each of these requirements.

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1. Register Business and Obtain EIN (Employee Identification Number)
2. Obtain ServeSafe Food Handler Certification
3. Obtain Commercial General Liability Insurance
4. Business Licenses
5. Food Truck Requirements
6. Secure Food Permit
Membership Options
$350  |  10 hrs/wk
Month to month
Daily Limited Storage
( if available)

$450 I 10 Hrs/wk
Month to Month
Includes Storage Options
$550  |  20 hrs/wk
Includes Storage Options

Minimum 3 month lease
$750  |  40 hrs/wk
12 month lease
Includes Storage in Walk-in Cooler
Walk-in Freezer
Dry Storage
Additional Hours & Storage
$75 additional cage
(limited cages)
$350 | 10 hrs/wk
Includes waste water & commissary agreement
Daily Limited Storage
(if available)

$450 | 10 hrs/wk
Includes Storage in cooler, freezer & Dry
  • Commercial ovens and stovetops
  • Fryers
  • Commercial grills
  • Mixers
  • Communal cookware
  • Ice
  • Stainless steel prep tables and equipment
  • Dry storage, cold storage, and frozen storage
  • On-site video security system
  • LAUNCH CHA & KIC Workshops
  • Regular Events (i.e. markets, pop-ups, etc.)
  • Full Bakery
  • WiFi
  • Access to printer
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