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January 24, 2019 Blog
Top 5 food system trends for 2019 By Ashley Colpaart
At The Food Corridor, we have the privilege of working alongside innovative leaders in the food system during a time of mass disruption. Societal trends like the rising cost of real estate, the access economy, the gig economy, flex-lifestyles, digitization of business services, last-mile advancements, and a sustained consumer love for craft and specialty foods are
January 15, 2019 Blog
5 Reasons You Need The Food Corridor to Operate Your Shared Kitchen in 2019 By Lindsey Richardson
It’s a new year and that means a new opportunity to revamp your shared-kitchen operations. Why should you be wasting your time fumbling with paper invoices or manually scheduling (and rescheduling) clients when The Food Corridor can do it for you? Get back to doing what you do best and leave the rest to us!
January 11, 2019 Blog
Top Providence Kitchens By Lindsey Richardson
Looking for your shared-use kitchen home in Providence? Below are a few of our top picks for shared kitchens in Providence, RI. To see a full list of commercial and commissary kitchens in Providence, check out thekitchendoor.com. Millrace Kitchen – 40 South Main Street, Woonsocket, RI NeighborWorks Blackstone River Valley has launched an incubator kitchen in the heart
January 3, 2019 Blog
NICK Feature Question: What measures do you use for tracking company success? 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 tracking company success and utilizing performance indicators. Answers may have been edited for readability. Question: We are evaluating our metrics for tracking the success
December 13, 2018 Blog
The shared kitchen model, emerging and evolving By Ashley Colpaart
Shared kitchens and kitchen incubators play a unique and vital role in food and entrepreneurial ecosystems across the country. Shared kitchens are licensed commercial spaces that provide a pathway for food entrepreneurs—ranging from chefs, caterers, food truck operators, and bakers, to value-added producers and packaged food and beverage makers—to launch and grow their businesses. By
December 6, 2018 Blog
Top Dallas Kitchens By Lindsey Richardson
Need a new place to call your kitchen home in Dallas, TX? Below are a few of our top picks for Commercial Kitchens in Dallas. To see a full list of commercial and commissary kitchens in Dallas, check out thekitchendoor.com. Perfect Temper Kitchen – 6900 Alma Dr #140, Plano, TX Perfect Temper Kitchen has the commercial
November 19, 2018 Blog
5 Reasons to use a Shared-Use or Commissary Kitchen By Ashley Colpaart
Starting a food business is hard work. One of the first barriers a food entrepreneur will face is trying to find a commercial place or commissary kitchen to produce food legally. Fortunately, in the last 5 years, there has been significant growth in the number of shared-use kitchens available. Resources like the Shared Kitchen Toolkit and
November 5, 2018 Blog
NICK Feature Question: Where do you purchase your commercial equipment? 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: Where do you purchase your commercial equipment? Do you
August 5, 2018 Blog
You’re Invited! Register now for the 2018 NICK Summit By Rachael Miller
Which shared kitchens models are most effective? How does pricing for storage work? Who pays for cleaning supplies? The list of questions for kitchen managers goes on. Here at The Food Corridor, we’ve found the most effective learnings come from industry peers. Our Network for Incubator & Commissary Kitchens (NICK) group has been going strong for
August 3, 2018 Blog
NICK Featured Question: Measuring Metrics for Kitchen Impact 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 “We are evaluating our metrics for tracking the success of our kitchen… Do you have measures for tracking