THE VILLAGE KITCHEN presents our fully equipped Commercial Kitchen for rent in Soquel CA.

We are community-minded food crafters and artisans and would love to be able to share our modern clean kitchen space with those who want to provide high quality and thoughtfully prepared food items.  Hourly, daily, and monthly rates are available. Perfect for local artisan food start ups or established small scale food businesses, we have space and equipment ready to use for caterers, bakers, artisan cookie and confectioners, frozen and packaged food manufacturers for wholesale or retail. 

The Village Kitchen is licensed by the Santa Cruz County Health Department and the California Department of Public Health for wholesale use.  However, each tenant must obtain their own certification, as necessary.

We offer shared space in the large walk-in coolers, 2-door freezers, several reach-in refrigerators, and dry goods storage racks as well as private/ semi-private locked office and storage space. Our equipment includes the use of (2) 20-quart mixers, (2) 60 quart mixer, (1) double stack Convection Ovens, (2) six-burner stoves with full oven, microwaves, vitamix, immersion blenders, deli slicer, and other common food service supplies and utensils. We have a wide variety of pots and pans for any use, as well as extensive bakery pans, muffin pans, silicone  cake and confectionery molds, and traditional bakery pans and supplies- everything you need to walk in and start production!

There is plenty of prep space, cooling racks, bun racks, sheet pans, color-coded cutting boards, and other necessary tools to ensure safety and sanitation. The kitchen has a 3-compartment sink for washing, rinsing, and sanitizing, and a single compartment food prep sink.

All tenants must obtain the necessary health permit(s) and business licenses, provide proof of health and safety certification, and show proof of liability insurance upon signing the month-to-month or term lease agreement.