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Incubator Kitchen Member Rental Rates

  • 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. (peak hours): $18/hour
  • 8p.m. to 6 a.m.: $15/hour
  • Growth Membership: $1,450/month (set schedule of unlimited hours)
  • Large Equipment: additional $5/hour
  • Dry Storage: $20/shelf/month
  • Cooler: $25/shelf/month
  • Freezer: $30/shelf/month
  • NOTE: Shelf size is roughly 2’deep 4′ wide and 3′ high

 

Becoming an Incubator Kitchen Member Checklist

  1. Take our virtual tour
  2. Fill out an application: The application fee is $75.00. We’ll contact you with any further questions and let you know within a week if your application has been accepted. 
  3. Acquire Food Liability Insurance: Members are required to carry a General Liability and Product Liability insurance policy. 
    • Members must carry at least a $1 million dollar incident and $2 million aggregate policy
    • Prior to use, Central Kitchen members must present a “Certificate of Insurance” that names the Central Kitchen Incubator as an “Additional Insured Party” on the policy.
    • Members may select the agent and carrier of their choice, though we recommended FLIP Insurance.
  4. Acquire ServSafe License: OR food handler’s license for a Person in Charge (POC). Cost is $15 for online module and certification. 
  5. Schedule a meeting with the Kitchen Manager: Once approved, you will need to have an orientation meeting with Zac Rheinberger. In the meeting (at 2800 Euclid Ave., Cleveland Ohio) you will: 
    • Review New Member Packet and sign Membership Agreement
    • Present insurance & food handlers ServSafe license (can be submitted electronically to hello@thecentral.kitchen) 
    • Pay $140 security deposit
    • Pay $99 for first quarter membership fee
    • Complete kitchen orientation
    • Review your outline of following:
      • Product and ingredients
      • To whom and how you plan to sell
  6. Set Up Food Corridor Account: This is our booking and billing system for the kitchen. The process takes a few days, so please anticipate a week for set up before you plan on booking the kitchen.

 

Incubator Kitchen Specialty Equipment List

  • Ice machine
  • 20 Quart orbital tabletop mixer
  • 40 & 60 Quart orbital floor mixers
  • 4 Commercial dehydrators
  • 2 R602 Robot Coupe with mixing bowl & slice/dice attachments
  • Buffalo chopper
  • Multiple immersion blenders
  • 2 Vita Prep Vitamixes
  • 1 Vitamix XL
  • 2 Vitamix Drink Machines
  • Proofer warming oven
  • 4 Convection ovens
  • 1 Stock pot range
  • 1 – 4 Burner production range with conduction oven
  • Tilt skillet
  • 20 & 60 gallon steam jacketed kettles
  • 2 Flame broilers
  • 1 Steam oven
  • 1 Cupping machine
  • 1 Volumetric piston filler
  • 1 15 gallon Thunderbird mixer
  • 1 Stone bread over
  • Labeling machine
  • Heat tunnel
  • Ice cream maker

 

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