Food businesses are legally required to operate out of a commercial kitchen. When we started CHIQS last year, we were committed to staying car-free, so our first challenge was finding a kitchen accessible without a car. After reviewing our options, we chose Union Kitchen, a culinary incubator in NoMa. Union Kitchen has great resources to
Tenant build-out in Ivy City, next door to the Hecht Co. Warehouse, of a 24,000-square-foot, multi-tenant, shared-use kitchen, to include electrical and plumbing upgrades, dry wall, carpentry and work stations. This is the second location for culinary incubator Union Kitchen, which has outgrown its original space on Congress Street Northeast, not far from Union Station.
Walking into Union Kitchen in NoMa on any given day, you never really know who or what you’re going to find. The first commercial kitchen/incubator space in the District for growing food businesses has 7,300 square feet of space on two floors. Though the warehouse is somewhat purposefully nondescript on the outside, the interior lounge,
Down an alley where the Union Station train tracks tangle with one another is a food incubator full of passionate artisans making everything from pizza and sipping vinegar to boozy cupcakes and fruit-based Thai hot sauce. Typically just a nerve center of kitchens—every once in a while Union Kitchen invites in the food community for happy
TUESDAY: Yes, fashion trucks are a thing. Learn what it takes to start one (or a food truck) during the “Treasure Trucks,” edition of Nerds in NoMA. The Lobby Project (1200 First Street NE) 6-8 p.m. Free http://dcist.com/2015/01/about_tonight_774.php