Located in Toronto, Ontario, District Ventures Kitchen provides shared and private production space to help food entrepreneurs get their products table-ready.

Shared Production Space

For people who can’t just stand the heat, but need it. The District Ventures Kitchen shared production space offers four specially designed commercial kitchen spaces, as well as ancillary facilities, to meet the specific needs of any start-up food producer.

Features:

  • Four commercial kitchen spaces
    • Soups and sauces kitchen
    • Salads and condiments kitchen
    • Ready-prepared meals kitchen
    • Catering and food truck kitchen
  • Commercial bakery
  • Packaging line
  • Wash down room

Benefits:

  • Rented hourly (minimums apply)
  • Hands-on assistance
  • On-site storage with shipping and receiving
  • Provincially and municipally inspected
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Private Kitchens

We don’t just incubate — we give you a branch. If you’re ready to launch, but not buy a building, our private commercial kitchens give you everything you need to grow your business without your own facility.

Features:

  • Eight private commercial kitchens with 24/7 access
  • Conference rooms and meeting spaces

Benefits:

  • On-site storage with shipping and receiving

 

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Storage

DVK offers dry storage, cold storage and freezer areas for ingredients or finished goods.

Requirements to Manufacture at DV Kitchen

  • Members must be incorporated (federally or provincially).
  • Members must always supply and maintain product liability insurance to the value of $2M per occurrence.
  • Members must complete orientation before accessing District Ventures Kitchen and join our incubator platform for ongoing support and learning while they manufacture at the facility.