Mickle Center Shared Use Kitchen

Owner: Neighborhood Investment Corporation

Kitchen Description: A State of Iowa Food Establishment Licensed, shared use kitchen.

Websitehttps://wallace.org/community-kitchen/

Address:1620 Pleasant Street, Suite #200, Des Moines, Iowa 50314

Rent This Kitchen
Phone Number: (515) 282-4715
Hours Kitchen is Available for Rent: 7:00am – 9:00pm, Sunday-Saturday – unless other arrangements made.
Rental Rate: Kitchen Rental is $18-20/hour depending upon amount of use. Additional fees for cooler, freezer, dry storage and specific equipment.
Does your kitchen provide storage space for rent (freezer, cooler, dry)?: Yes
Rental Requirements :
  • Must be ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certified.
  • Must carry Commercial General Liability Insurance.
  • Must carry appropriate Department of Inspections and Appeals License when necessary. (Cooking classes and personal use do not need state licensing).

Equipment:

  • Commercial Range/Oven
  • Commercial Dish Washer
  • Convection Oven
  • Tilt Skillet
  • Large Commercial Mixer
  • Proofer

Kitchen Policies

  • Must comply with all Kitchen SOPs.
  • Dress Code Policy
  • Allergen Policy (MC Kitchen is not an allergen free facility)
  • Alcohol and Tobacco
  • No Smoking of Meats or Vegetables
  • No Deep Fat Frying
  • Renter Cancellation Policy

How To Rent

  1. Fill out the “Request to Rent this Kitchen” to the right.
  2. The Kitchen Manager will review your request. You will then meet to discuss the kitchen and your venture.
  3. Fill out the kitchen’s rental application form. A sample form can be found here.
  4. If your application is accepted, you will meet with the Kitchen Manager to discuss requirements to use the kitchen space (insurance, licensing, fees, etc.)
  5. Provide the Kitchen Manager with all required documents and fees.
  6. Complete the kitchen’s training and orientation.
  7. You will then be provided with a link to the kitchen’s scheduling page.
  8. Signup for your preferred time slots, and start cooking.

Request To Rent This Kitchen

2 Comments

  1. Hi,
    My name is Phoebe and I live in Ames. I’ve been looking for a shared commercial kitchen to produce food for wholesale. May I know the address of your kitchen and how I can contact you for more information?
    Thank you and best regards,
    Phoebe

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