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October 5, 2018 News & Announcements
The 2018 NICK Summit By Lindsey Richardson
It’s almost time, folks! Our very first annual NICK Summit is completely sold out. We couldn’t be more humbled by the community of coordinators, sponsors, speakers, and attendees that have pulled together to make this event possible. If you’re attending, we’re excited to meet many of you in person for the first time in less
October 4, 2018 Kitchen Tips
10 Tips for Onboarding Clients By Meghan King
Changing the way you’ve always done things in your kitchen can sometimes be met by food businesses dragging their feet, because they’re used to a certain process. But fear not, kitchen hero. For kitchens new to The Food Corridor, onboarding your clients to a new system doesn’t have to be a battle. Below are 10
October 1, 2018 Kitchen Tips
NICK Feature Question: Would your business be affected by a kitchen locating themselves close to you? By Lindsey Richardson
The Network for Incubator and Commissary Kitchens (NICK) is the largest network of shared kitchen professionals sharing their knowledge and insights daily. Below is a summary of a recent conversation regarding establishing a new kitchen near a competitor. Answers may have been edited for readability. Question Right now we’re in the property search phase. We
September 11, 2018 Kitchen Tips
NICK Feature Question: What small business accounting software is everyone using for shared/commissary kitchens? By Ashley Colpaart
The Network for Incubator and Commissary Kitchens (NICK) is the largest network of shared kitchen professionals sharing their knowledge and insights daily. Below is a summary of a recent conversation about the various accounting solutions for shared kitchens. Question What small business accounting software is everyone using for shared/commissary kitchens? We have started off with Quickbooks but
September 7, 2018 News & Announcements
Announcing: Food Safety Guidelines for Incubator Kitchens By Ashley Colpaart
In response to the rise in the number of shared kitchens across the country, the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) recently developed and released, “Guidelines for Incubator Kitchens.” Aimed at state and local food safety regulators, the guidance is an important step in codifying the shared kitchen model and assisting regulators responsible for regulating
August 23, 2018 Kitchen Tips
NICK Feature Question: How do you manage access to the kitchen? By Ashley Colpaart
The Network for Incubator and Commissary Kitchens (NICK) is the largest network of shared kitchen professionals sharing their knowledge and insights daily. Below is a summary of a recent conversation about measuring kitchen impact, edited for readability. Question ” I want to know if there is a best way to track entry to doors?” Answers “Setting up
August 21, 2018 Product & Features
New Feature: View client’s past bookings By Meghan King
Kitchen Admins can now view a client’s past space bookings from the client’s profile page. This will help Kitchen Admins quickly answer questions from clients about their time in the kitchen, verify specific bookings as well as monthly totals, and generally have faster insight into a client’s happenings in the kitchen. Kitchen Admins can filter
August 21, 2018 Product & Features
New Feature: Revenue insight on storage reports By Meghan King
To help Kitchen Admins have greater insight into their revenue derived from storage rentals, we have added “Price Per Unit” and “Total” columns to the two storage reports: Client Storage and Storage Utilization. This will help Kitchen Admins make more informed decisions around pricing and planning for storage rental offerings.   At The Food Corridor,
August 21, 2018 Community
Shared Kitchen Roundup By Ashley Colpaart
You thought we were finished? Nope. So many exciting things are happening in the shared kitchen world that we had to continue to bring you our news roundup. While we select stories to share in our monthly newsletter, we just don’t have space for them all! The Food Corridor Features Calling all shared kitchens!  Have you
August 20, 2018 Product & Features
New Feature: ‘Select Client’ default in bookings By Meghan King
To help Kitchen Admins remember to assign a booking to a client, when creating a booking on that client’s behalf, the Kitchen Admin must now select an option in the dropdown field. The dropdown field will no longer default to “N/A (non billable).” This is to help prevent the easy mistake of forgetting to assign
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