The RFDA kitchen is a spacious and user friendly kitchen that is fully equipped for your small business and community kitchen needs!

Small food business/not-for profit production rate/caterers:

- $20-$30/hour

- available 7 days a week

- insurance, rental application and kitchen training session required.

Community kitchens/not-for profit programming sessions:

- 1 block = 4 hours (includes set up, programming and clean up time)

- $40/block

- includes access to our "Basic Shelf"

- available 7 days a week

Accessibility: Bus stop outside RFDA on #8 James route; 10 minute walk to/from city hall bus terminal; easy to access by vehicle; plenty of free parking; building, bathroom and kitchen are fully wheel-chair accessible.

Revenue: Money raised through the rental of our kitchen space supports our Soup and Sandwich program, volunteerism and our overall mission of distributing food across Northwestern Ontario.

Mission or business tagline: Let no one go hungry.
Accepting new clients?: Yes
Security deposit amount ($): 0
Additional fees and services :
Dry storage
Cold storage
Freezer storage
Special events
City or county agency for kitchen licensing and inspection: Thunder Bay
Kitchen spaces available:
Kitchen or cooking
Refrigerator storage
Dry storage/pantry
Freezer storage
Event space
Teaching kitchen
Commercial equipment available:
Convection Oven (circulation of hot air)
Rack Oven
Steam Kettle
Food Processor
Food Dehydrator
Blast Freezer
Prep Tables
Other kitchen offerings:
Business address
Coffee maker (for renters)
Grease recycling/disposal
Pan racks
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:
Dry mixes, seasonings, or rubs
Ready-to-eat foods (catering/chefs/food delivery)
Sauces (BBQ, mustard, salsa)
Serviceable business stage:
Community Group
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: Canada
Most recently updated Nov 5, 2018