Top 10 DC Shared Kitchens

Looking for your shared kitchen home in D.C.? Below are 10 of our top picks for shared kitchens in Washington, D.C. To see a full list of commercial and commissary kitchens in D.C., check out

  1. TPSS Community Kitchen – 310 Tulip Ave, Takoma Park, MD
    The Takoma Park Silver Spring Community Kitchen is an affordable, licensed kitchen facility available to aspiring food entrepreneurs to become established in the local market. The Microenterprise Training Program offered connects potential food business entrepreneurs with community resources, mentorship, and skill development – further improving community food security by bringing more affordably priced foods into the local market.
  2. Golden Lily Foods Kitchen – 820 S Pickett Street, Alexandria, VA
    Golden Lily Foods is a commercial kitchen for rent, located in Alexandria, VA and conveniently close to 395, 495, – only ten miles from Washington, D.C. The facility is a USDA and VDACS certified plant with a mission to provide a working opportunity for Farmer’s Market vendors, home based chef prep meals, wholesale food manufacturers, and small caterers. 
  3. Union Kitchen – 1110 Congress St NE, Washington, DC
    Union Kitchen is a Food Business Accelerator building successful businesses that launch locally, grow regionally, and scale nationally. The 17,000 square foot commercial kitchen allows food businesses to build serious manufacturing,learn how to scale recipes, and create the systems to deliver customers what they want, when they want it. Union Kitchen works with businesses at all stages of growth, from early recipe testing to established operations
  4. The Crossroad Center at Augustana Lutheran Church – 2100 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC
    Located in the Northwest quadrant of Washington, DC, Augustana Lutheran Church has kitchen facilities at the intersection of V St. and New Hampshire Ave. Along with a fully equipped kitchen available for rent, there is also a social hall perfect for parties and receptions. The social hall is 1,800 square feet and features a bank of sliding glass doors that open out onto a patio. The space is large enough to seat 100 people for a dinner or event.
  5. Mess Hall – 703 Edgewood St NE, Washington, DC
    Mess Hall was born out of a need for affordable commercial kitchen space in the District. Some call it a food incubator, a culinary accelerator, or a startup studio. All true. Mess Hall is most proud to call themselves a 40-member strong community. Need to host a buzzworthy event revolving around food and drink? Some people even get married here.
  6. EatsPlace Food Incubator – 3607 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 
    EatsPlace is a food incubator and restaurant accelerator. In addition to the EatsPlace pop-up space in Washington DC with a dining room and full bar, commercial kitchen space is available to host pop-up restaurants, private events and gatherings. EatsPlace’s mission is to be an evolving culinary enterprise that lives, breathes, and changes according to what’s in season, what chefs are dreaming up and what neighbors crave.
  7. Tastemakers – 2800 10th St NE, Washington, DC
    Food startups depend on a well-run commercial kitchen in which members can work without breaking the bank. That’s why Tastemakers was built, and they now host over 45 local food entrepreneurs in the kitchen. The front of the house features a gourmet food hall and market highlighting the city’s great small and mid-sized food startups. This a place for engagement and education for anyone interested in learning culinary skills or trying out a hot new concept. 
  8. Capitol Hill Kitchen – 409 18th ST NE , Washington, DC 
    Capitol Hill Kitchen is an 1800 square foot shared-use commercial kitchen and bakery facility open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The space includes ample prep area, large storage area, packaging area, office space, baking and cooking equipment. Capital Hill Kitchen’s mission is to provide a flexible working opportunity for caterers, bakers, and chefs without substantial investment. The kitchen can be rented on an hourly basis or as a longer-use tenant. 
  9. Tastelab – 2619 Evarts Street NE, Washington, DC
    TasteLab is the place where great ideas become amazing companies. This 8,000 square feet of useable cook and prep space provides the space and equipment for food businesses to scale. Equipment includes double-sided hotline with gas ranges, stock pot burners, double stack ovens, grills and broilers, full scullery room with commercial dishwasher; commercial stand mixers, immersion blenders, robot coupe, dough sheeter, deli slicers, and more. 
  10. GG Kitchen – 10560 Metropolitan Ave, Kensignton, MD
    GG Kitchen offers a place for a new food business to grow by providing a safe, clean space for all types of businesses and a complete kitchen set up for cooking and baking needs, including a completely meat-free area.
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