Start Up, Cook Up – Cork Incubator Kitchens To Rent For Just €15
Food startups, artisan producers and expanding food businesses in Cork will benefit from a new initiative, Cork Incubator Kitchens, established by Cork County Council. The fully equipped bakery and catering kitchens are located in Carrigaline Industrial Estate.
The kitchens are designed to the highest standards and health and food safety regulations, to support food enterprises and can be rented for €15 per hour, which includes gas, electricity and cleaning products.
Speaking at the official launch of the Cork Incubator Kitchens (CIK), the Mayor of Cork County, Cllr Seamus McGrath said, “Cork is a vibrant and leading player in the national food and drinks sector. With facilities like the Cork Incubator Kitchens and the support infrastructure in the Region, Cork is ideally positioned to lead Ireland’s agri-economy. I am delighted to officially open the Cork Incubator Kitchens, and wish success to all those growing their food businesses from here.”
Equipment ranging from refrigeration, blast chillers, fogging machines, tilting bratt pan, vacuum packers, sealing machines and Zanolli deck ovens ensure that the Cork Incubator Kitchens have all the necessary facilities for emerging to expanding food entrepreneurs. The facilities are available to rent, day or night, on an hourly basis. As well as the operational equipment, there is also excellent networking and support provided by The Food Safety Company, which has been contracted for day-to-day management of the facilities.
Cork Incubator Kitchens already has a number of diverse clients, providing a wide range of food products
For more information, please see www.corkincubatorkitchens.ie