Michigan’s Top 10 Shared Kitchens

Looking for your shared kitchen home in Michigan? Here are our top 10 picks for Shared Kitchens in Michigan. To see a full list of commercial and commissary kitchens near you, check out The Kitchen Door.

The Flint Food Works ⭐️ – 300 E 1st Street, Flint, MI

Flint Food Works is a unique venture in Genesee County. Their goal is to provide a facility for food-based businesses to establish a product, perfect their recipe, and develop a business model that will help them grow. Flint Food Works helps local entrepreneurs thrive and share their passion with the community so that the city can continue its progress towards becoming a diverse, exciting and prosperous place to live. As a culinary business incubator, their mission is to help entrepreneurs get off the ground floor and literally take a product from the field to the market. 

Sprout Kitchen ⭐️ – 503 Military Street, Springfield, MI

Sprout is home to a certified commercial kitchen that is available for rent to chefs, caterers, start-up businesses, teachers, and community members. They can help with all of the hurdles new businesses face, including licensing, marketing, insurance, and much more! Sprout Kitchen is a space for aspiring food business entrepreneurs in the Battle Creek area.

Eastern Market ⭐️ – 2934 Russell Street, Detroit, MI

Eastern Market exists to provide reliable, accessible spaces for local entrepreneurs to process high-quality food products in a diverse and collaborative community environment. They are committed to providing pathways to good food entrepreneurship through additional financial and technical assistance support. Eastern Market supports quality food from, “dirt to table and dirt to store,” so that all community members have access to healthy, quality foods that are grown and made in Detroit and the Metro Area. They aim to provide growing, sustainable food businesses with the resources, knowledge, and expertise to scale their concept.

Rosie’s Community Kitchen ⭐️ – 235 Spencer Lane, Ypsilanti, MI 

Rosie’s Community Kitchen is a shared commercial kitchen for makers and food trucks. They provide space for pop up dinners, events, and cooking classes. Rosie’s Community Kitchen is located on the East side of Washtenaw County and close to Ann Arbor, I94, US23, I275, Willow Run and Metro Airports. 

Can-Do Kalamazoo ⭐️ – 3501 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI

Can-Do Kalamazoo has provided commercial kitchen space, food business incubation, and workshops to entrepreneurs since 2008. They pride themselves in being more than just a landlord; they’re here to support their clients in their food business ventures. Can-Do Kalamazoo offers 1:1 business coaching, 16-week business incubation courses, industry connections, mentor network, and help with labeling and licensing. They also offer a reduced rates program for entrepreneurs who are strapped for cash and relying on social services support.

Prep Space ⭐️ – 1355 Judd Avenue SW, Wyoming, MI

Prep Space’s goal is to help businesses succeed! Following this mission, they offer discounts for increased usage within their kitchen. They also have large storage areas with easy access to receive bulk shipments. The back of the Prep Space building is used to house food trucks and increase their efficiency. Prep Space is willing to work with their food businesses to offer exactly what they need!

Agricole Kitchen ⭐️ – 118 North Main Street, Chelsea, MI

Agricole Kitchen is a newly built (2020) beautiful open-air shared kitchen located right on Main street in iconic downtown Chelsea. Operating in the same building as Agricole Farm Stop, it is designed to further the mission to grow the local food system and cultivate community. The kitchen is outfitted with a commercial 6-burner gas-range with flat top griddle, double convection oven, large prep space, speed rack, and limited rentable dry good storage and commercial fridge storage. 

Thumb Coast Kitchens (Atrium location) ⭐️ – 1519 Military St, Port Huron, MI

Thumb Coast Kitchens are shared kitchen spaces located in St. Clair County. Their mission is to offer a space to food based entrepreneurs to take their businesses to the next level. This encompasses food businesses including but not limited to food trucks, caterers, bakers, and more! Thumb Coast Kitchens aims to bring unity and diversity to their area by providing an outlet for local entrepreneurs to offer products in and around the surrounding communities.

Sokol Community Kitchen ⭐️ – 23600 West Warren Street, Dearborn Heights, MI

Sokol Detroit is a non-profit organization and a unit of the Northeastern District of the American Sokol. Their mission is to unite a diverse population of individuals who are working toward the goal of developing an educated mind in a healthy body in order to build a strong, cohesive community. Sokol Community Kitchen is a great starting kitchen to kick off a food truck or cart business!

Allen Market Place – 1611 E Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI

Allen Market Place’s three licensed kitchens, The Maker Kitchen, Powered by Lake Trust and Wash-Pack Kitchen, are versatile commercial kitchens that can accommodate a wide variety of interests and needs. Renting The Maker Kitchen and Wash-Pack Kitchen provides many services and benefits for farmers and entrepreneurs to develop value-added food businesses and build client bases. In addition to their commercial facilities, Allen Market Place offers several free workshops relating to business development, food safety, and financial management.

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