The Mountain Harvest Kitchen (MHK) is a shared-use processing kitchen and food business incubator located in East Tennessee, in the heart of the vibrant Appalachian food community. We offer the physical space with multiple workstations and commercial equipment, food safety certification courses, workshops and networking opportunities designed to educate and empower food entrepreneurs.

Additionally, the facilities are open to all community members for non-commercial use and classes relating to all things food. Together, let's grow our food community!

Accepting new clients?: Yes
Security deposit amount ($): 200
Additional fees and services :
Dry storage
Cold storage
Freezer storage
Food business consulting
City or county agency for kitchen licensing and inspection: Unicoi
Kitchen spaces available:
Kitchen or cooking
Bake shop or bakery
Refrigerator storage
Chilled or temperature controlled room
Dish room/scullery
Demo kitchen
Dry storage/pantry
Freezer storage
Teaching kitchen
Commercial equipment available:
Range
Commercial Oven
Convection Oven (circulation of hot air)
Commercial Grinder
Steam Kettle
Tilt Skillet
Deck Oven
Mixer
Vertical Cutter/Mix
Proofer
Food Processor
Food Mixer
Food Slicer
Food Dehydrator
Blast Freezer
Prep Tables
Other kitchen offerings:
Business address
Dishwasher
Delivery location
Demo or tasting room
Greywater disposal
Grease recycling/disposal
Ice machine
Lockable storage cages
Mobile stainless steel worktables
Pallet jack
Parking
Pots and pans
Key or card entry
Pest management
Security cameras
Sheet pans
Small wares
Stainless steel worktables and sinks
Trash and recycling
Kitchen product specialization:
Beverages
Breads, cookies, and other baked goods
Candy or confectionery
Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG)
Dry mixes, seasonings, or rubs
Fermentation
Ready-to-eat foods (catering/chefs/food delivery)
Jams, jellies, and syrups
Sauces (BBQ, mustard, salsa)
Food business consulting and product development
Food trucks
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