SHARED KITCHEN CONSULTING
Don't Go at It Alone
Have burning questions about running your shared-use kitchen? We'll introduce you to industry experts who will give you the answers you need.
How It Works
Get connected to some of best shared kitchen consultants in the industry.
(1) Fill Out the Form
Tell us what you and your kitchen are in need of right now. This gives each consultant the appropriate context.
(2) Choose an Expert
Each consultant has a specific expertise. In the form you'll specify who you are interested in working with.
(3) Get Connected
The Food Corridor will connect you to the experts by email and provide them with all the background info you gave us.
Sharon Feuer Gruber & Wendy Stuart
Principals at Food Works Group
Sharon Feuer Gruber and Wendy Stuart help businesses and non-profit organizations develop holistic, long-term approaches to promote their vision, grow their reach, and maximize revenue. They advise for-profits, non-profits, and social enterprises on everything from financial strategy to build out to programming. Their goal is to help clients actualize financially viable, inclusive, economic development assets that yield impact for individual entrepreneurs and their communities. Sharon and Wendy also offer broader food systems expertise, in particular with regard to food access, regional supply chains, and workforce development.
Food Enterprise Coordinator at ACEnet
Adam has overseen the food-based incubation sector of one of the nation's longest-running rural kitchen incubators for the past 2+ years. With certifications in HACCP training, Thermal Processing, and Preventive Controls, Adam has the breadth of knowledge required to supervise the many processing options that ACEnet offers to its businesses. This expertise has been used in many workshops, training sessions, presentations and consulting projects throughout Ohio and the Appalachian region.
Dawn Meader McCausland
Principal at Fruition Planning & Management
Dawn Meader McCausland is a community development consultant focused on expanding inclusive economic opportunities through food. As a fledgling chocolatier, she co-bootstrapped a food entrepreneur network to tackle the lack of shared kitchen space in her community. Today she helps others navigate the early stages of kitchen incubator projects. She is the co-author of the Shared Kitchen Toolkit and Opening Community Facilities to Food Entrepreneurs.
Senior Principal at ATK Design Studios LLC
Participates in all areas of foodservice design from concept to completion. Engages the local health department in understanding shared used kitchens. Understands the client’s vision to assist in foodservice programming as well as offering the best design for the space.
Lead Consultant at Mile Rock
Since 2013, Ned has supported food entrepreneurs to navigate regulations, achieve certifications, and scale their businesses. For the last two years, he has worked with shared kitchen operators and regulatory agencies to promote simpler regulation of shared kitchens.