removing culinary barriers

who we are

Based in the Flats neighborhood of downtown Cleveland, Prep Kitchen-CLE is a shared-use kitchen and incubator, designed to help meet production needs for already established food businesses, caterers, and entrepreneurs. Based on a proven model, Prep differentiates itself from local competition by providing value added services and relationships for its business tenants, further fostering their success.

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our kitchen


Prep Kitcen-CLE provides a full array of chef and prep equipment. It’s unique in that there are three aspects to our kitchen allowing us to serve every single community member. We have the Chef’s Kitchen, Prep Kitchen, and our Chef’s Table that’s able to rented by smaller groups and companies for private dinners. The purpose of our kitchen is to not only help small businesses succeed, but to bring people together. If there’s one thing Clevelanders do well, it’s using food to create a strong community.

chef's kitchen

With brand new state of the art equipment placed in a modern space, the chef’s kitchen was designed with you in mind. This particular space has been laid out for maximum cooking efficiency and we wouldn’t be surprised if you feel a bit like the next iron chef. Move over Michael Symon!

  • Large work/prep table
  • Reach-in freezer
  • 6 burner range
  • Griddle
  • Char broiler
  • Gas deep fryer
  • Convection oven
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prep kitchen

The Prep Kitchen was designed to accommodate those who need to meet the rising demands of the food business.  Whether that means chopping carrots or making chocolate soufflé, chef’s have the ability to prepare and cook a variety of foods.  With maximum space in mind, it is the perfect kitchen to assist you in preparing your product!

  • Multiple work/prep tables
  • Convection oven
  • Steamer
  • 10 burner range
  • Double door reach-in freezer
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chef's table

Do you want more for your business meeting than the usual donuts and conference room? Available for rent, our Chef’s table is perfect for private events, business meetings, or more formal social gatherings.  Rental includes kitchen and table per hour.

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