Our Campus

Room to grow

Everything you need to scale up your production, test new recipes, and bring your products to life.

PRODUCT INNOVATION LAB

Inside our Product Innovation Lab, we offer affordable product development services to get your product ready for market.  From prototyping, to commercialization, to nutrition facts labeling, our in-house food scientists are at your service.

Commercial Kitchen

Our spacious, shared production facility is outfitted with the semi-automated equipment designed for scaling up. We specializing in supporting companies that want to grow their operation.  Our spaces are flexible enough in design and schedule to meet the changing needs of your growing food company.  We handle all equipment maintenance and facility overheads, so you can focus on producing an amazing product.  

Equipment

  • Double rack convection ovens and a stone hearth deck oven
  • Large capacity mixers and food processors
  • Fully equipped hot kitchen line
  • 40 gallon tilt skillet
  • Volumetric piston filler
  • Rotary dye food former
  • Walk-in coolers and freezers

Additional equipment not listed here.

Production areas

  • Dedicated gluten-free production area
  • Temperature controlled production area 
  • Dedicated building for fresh and ready-to-eat operations

Fulfillment Warehouse

  • Pallet storage for packaging materials, ingredients, and finished product inventory
  • Co-working office space for order fulfillment
  • Shipping & receiving support and forklift capabilities

Kitchen rental rates are customized and unique to each business that we serve.  Depending on what kind of equipment you need, how many hours you expect to work, and how many staff people you have, hourly rates will vary.  We take careful consideration into who we share the space with.  We focus on products and business concepts that are innovative, environmentally sustainable, and better for our planet.  We look for founders that are mission-driven and community oriented.  Unfortunately we are not able to accommodate catering, food truck, USDA certified operations, CDFA dairy-plant licensed, or personal use.  Due to health and safety regulations, we are not able to offer public tours at this time.   

Please follow the link below to schedule a phone consultation and learn more about our space. 

KitchenTown Café & Store

Next to our production space, our neighborhood café is where our makers and their products meet the community around them.  Our curated retail space featuring locally made products offers a great opportunity for immediate exposure and consistent distribution of your products. 

The space itself is a window into the ecosystem of KitchenTown and a great place to meet people, get feedback, and fuel up so you can tackle your day.

What our makers say

KitchenTown was the perfect place to get our production off the ground.

Their resources helped us grow our business from nothing, to shipping out pallets of product almost every week. The KitchenTown staff, combined with the group of food companies working out of the same space create the perfect ecosystem for small food companies to thrive.

Siren Snacks

Ready to scale up?

ADDRESS

1007 Howard Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94401

EMAIL

info@kitchentowncentral.com

 

PHONE

650-458-8080

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