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The Portland Mercado Kitchen is a 24/7 access, affordable, licensed non-profit commissary in Portland, Oregon that welcomes entrepreneurs in the beginning stages of their food business or who are looking to expand their small scale business.

We want food entrepreneurs to succeed and offer business development services, personal advising and access to sales opportunities.

We give discounts on rental prices based on your income - rent ranges from $11 - $25 per hour.

Portland Mercado Cocina es una cocina comisaría accesible, sin fines de lucro, con acceso las 24 horas, los 7 días de la semana en Portland, Oregón, que da la bienvenida a los empresarios en las primeras etapas de su negocio de alimentos o que buscan expandir su negocio a pequeña escala.

Queremos que los empresarios de alimentos tengan éxito y es por eso que ofrecemos servicios de desarrollo de negocios, asesoria personal y acceso a oportunidades de ventas.

Se aplica un descuento en la renta con base a sus ingresos - la renta oscila entre $ 11 - $25 por hora.

Mission or business tagline: A Licensed Commissary Kitchen with a Mission// Una Cocina Licenciada con una Misión
Accepting new clients?: Yes <%
Security deposit amount ($): 50
Additional fees and services :
Dry storage
Cold storage
Freezer storage
Cleaning
Food business consulting
City or county agency for kitchen licensing and inspection: Multnomah County
Kitchen spaces available:
Kitchen or cooking
Bake shop or bakery
Refrigerator storage
Dish room/scullery
Demo kitchen
Dry storage/pantry
Freezer storage
Event space
Commercial equipment available:
Range
Commercial Oven
Convection Oven (circulation of hot air)
Rack Oven
Tilt Skillet
Fryer
Mixer
Griddle
Food Processor
Food Mixer
Food Dehydrator
Charbroiler
Prep Tables
Other kitchen offerings:
Business address
Cleaning service
Composting
Dishwasher
Demo or tasting room
Greywater disposal
Grease recycling/disposal
Ice machine
Loading dock
Lockable storage cages
Mobile stainless steel worktables
Pan racks
Parking
Pots and pans
Key or card entry
Pest management
Printer
Recycling
Scanner
Security cameras
Sheet pans
Small wares
Stainless steel worktables and sinks
Stainless steel shelves
Trash and recycling
Towel laundry service
WiFi
24/7 Access
Kitchen product specialization:
Breads, cookies, and other baked goods
Dry mixes, seasonings, or rubs
Ready-to-eat foods (catering/chefs/food delivery)
Jams, jellies, and syrups
Pet foods
Sauces (BBQ, mustard, salsa)
Food business consulting and product development
Serviceable business stage:
Community Group
Novice
Recipe testing
Pre-venture (idea-phase, no legal documents)
New (has legal documents)
Existing business
Growing & scaling up production
Bookable only by Verified Food Businesses: Yes <%
Country: United States <%
Most recently updated Feb 7, 2020