Community Food Venture Kitchen

Community Food Venture Kitchen

Grand Opening July 31st,  11 am

Located in the Culinary Arts Building on the campus of Luna Community College, this fully furnished kitchen is available for entrepreneurs to prepare their distinctive culinary creations for market.

 

How to Become a Member of the Food Venture Kitchen

Application

  • Application should be submitted to kitchen manager with $60.00 application fee

Food Permit

Business License

Insurance

  • Product Liability – Grocery stores and distribution companies require all food processors to carry product liability insurance.  Depending on the structure of business ownership, general business liability insurance may also be considered.
  • more information

Certification for food production

Additional References:

Manufactured Food Field Guide

Food Business In New Mexico

Fee Schedule

Food Labeling

Kitchen Member Fees

$60.00 application fee (one time)
$100.00 membership fee (annually)
Utility based equipment
(oven, stove…) $15.00 per hour
(includes use of 1 prep table)
Non-utility based equipment
(prep tables) $10.00 per hour
Rolling storage cart
$15.00 monthly (optional)
Monthly Freezer or Refrigerator storage – $20.00-$60.00

Non- Member Fees
$60.00 application fee (one time)
Utility based equipment
(oven, stove…) $20.00 per hour
Non-utility based equipment
(prep tables) $15.00 per hour

A cleaning fee will be charged if kitchen is not left in the proper condition after use.