Shared Commercial Kitchen

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Located in Downtown Lafayette, CA

The Lafayette Kitchen is a shared, commercial kitchen located in downtown Lafayette California.

Our dedication to supporting food businesses drives our commitment to provide well-designed, user-friendly kitchen accommodations to chefs and bakers, enabling them to manufacture their unique goods. Our dedicated staff maintains a safe and immaculate kitchen environment, and our tenants create a positive and productive kitchen experience. If you are interested in becoming a tenant, submit our Contact Form here >. If you would like to learn about the local food available from The Lafayette Kitchen, Please visit our "Community Members Section" here >


Both large and small producers need access to state of the art and well maintained equipment.  Our facility houses two kitchens. Both kitchens are accredited and inspected by County, State and Federal agencies.

The Downstairs Kitchen:

The downstairs kitchen is set up to feel like a home kitchen but comes with all the kitchen equipment a professional chef or baker needs. This kitchen is ideal for small batch producers.

• 6 burner gas range
• Undercounter non-convection oven
• 1 double stack convection oven
• Food prep sink
• 4 distinct work stations
• 3 reach-in refrigerators
• 1 reach-in freezer
• Dry storage

The Upstairs Kitchen:

The upstairs kitchen is a traditional commissary kitchen complete with stainless steel workspaces. This kitchen is ideal for mid to large size wholesale food producers, meal delivery companies, bakers and catering companies.

• 40 and 60 quart Hobart Mixer
• 2 double stack convection ovens
• 36” 6 burner gas range
• 4 distinct work stations
• 2 counter height finished good refrigerators
• Dedicated eggs and protein reach in refrigerator
• Walk in refrigerator
• Walk in freezer
• Dry storage


• 24/7 keyless access to facility
• Free Wifi
• Towel Service
• 24/7 camera surveillance
• Off hours delivery drivers lock box access
• Eccolab chemicals provided
• Professional weekly cleaning

Kitchen Use Pricing

• $35/hr for 1 - 4 Employees
• $70/hr for 5 - 8 Employees
• $550 Monthly Minimum
• Dry & Cold Storage Available to Rent

Inquire with kitchen manager >

Renter Requirements

• Valid FDA PFR or County Health Permit
• $1M Liability Insurance with additional insured listed
• California Food Manager Certification and California Food Handler cards for staff

Kitchen Community Members:

Surround yourself with people that make your life better. Our wonderful group of Lafayette Kitchen members provides support, industry knowledge, and positive energy to all who inhabit our space. Check out our remarkable Community Members below to discover their delicious food available to order.

Urban Organics Catering

We are a boutique catering company based in the gorgeous Bay Area established in 2007. We cater both corporate and private events with a seasonal wedding division. Our vision is simple, delivering unparalleled service and dining experience to our clients. We focus on seasonal, local and organic menus. This coupled with the curation of design and inspired cuisine sets us apart.

Hiroshi’s Catering

Executive Chef and Owner Aaron Thorne specializes in Japanese cuisine and showcases his talent with his traditional and innovative sushi.  Whether it's delivery, pick up, pop up, or a live sushi bar, Hiroshi's Catering delivers the fine dining experience to your home, office, or next outing. Hiroshi's Catering only uses Local, Organic, and Sustainable products to ensure you and your guests will have personalized, gourmet, quality food like you have never tasted before.  Quality and Taste are second to none!

Hearty Gourmet Kitchen

Chef Tiffany's upbringing in Vietnam instilled a passion for healthy and nutritious cooking, emphasizing organic and sustainable farming practices. Growing up in a kitchen with generations of women, she honed her culinary skills with fresh ingredients. After attending a renowned culinary school, she founded Hearty Gourmet Kitchen, offering delicious and wholesome Vietnamese meals with a commitment to using only the freshest ingredients. With lunchbox delivery and catering options, Chef Tiffany and HGK are dedicated to nourishing both the body and soul.

Sabores Del Sur

Sabores del Sur is a traditional South American food and catering company owned and operated by Chilean Chef Guisell Osorio. We had a restaurant in Walnut Creek for seven years but decided to change our business model due to the recent pandemic. We now operate out of a professional commissary kitchen in Lafayette. Customers can now place orders by calling Chef Guisell and picking them up at a pre-arranged time. We have weekly specials of Chef Guisell’s most popular creations, so follow us on Facebook and Instagram for the latest info. To place an order, please call Chef Guisell at (510) 406-4980 or visit our website.

Leyla K Dessert

Leyla K. Desserts is a boutique pastry business which specializes in European style desserts. We are dedicated to using the highest quality ingredients to make products that inspire the palate & the soul. Each dessert is hand crafted incorporating flowers and natural flavors to taste as beautiful as they look. Our dessert options include macarons, hand painted cookies, custom birthday cakes, mousse cakes, cupcakes, assorted tarts & pastries.  We cater to private parties & corporate events.

Founders Donuts

We are a pre-order donut experience, where every donut is made to order! Submit an order on our website and your handcrafted donuts will be ready for pick up. Our menu has a rotating selection of classic flavors and occasional surprise flavors. Producing the highest quality donuts and providing the most satisfying experience is our mission. We have developed a specific dough and glaze recipe for each donut flavor, We strongly believe in giving back to the community, so we donate a percentage of all our sales to local charities. To Learn More Please visit our website.


Born from the idea that few things in life are more satisfying than the taste of a fresh baked cookie,   Doh! is made to order using high quality ingredients with minimal processing.  We offer both raw cookie dough and fresh baked cookies to ensure the best product possible is put into your hands. Please visit our website at the link below.

Sweety Cake

Sweety Cakes offers a variety of delicious cakes for all occasions. Whether you're looking for something for a birthday, anniversary, or just a special treat, Sweety has something for everyone. Our cakes are made from high-quality ingredients, and we pride ourselves on offering cakes that are both beautiful and delicious. From our classic chocolate cake to our more unique creations, you will surely find something that will satisfy your sweet tooth.

Queen of Crusts

Queen of Crusts specializes in handcrafted flatbread Take N Bake pizzas, Pizza Kits and Flatbread Crusts DELIVERED to your home or curbside pickup.  We offer organic, nongmo, gluten free, non dairy and vegan options. We are a family, POC, LGBTQ+ owned small business.

Farmor's Dressing

A Bay Area born couple, Alex Gray, a nurse practitioner and Adam Gray, an educator, are the founders of Farmor's Dressing. It was first created in Copenhagen three generations ago by the late Alice, Adam's grandmother, where the dressing gets its name: “Farmor”, or Grandmother in Danish. Our dressings use heart healthy oils and add nutritional benefits to every salad or dish. Our dream is to provide this delicious dressing to individuals and families who want to enhance their salad and veggie intake and become the healthiest, happiest versions of themselves.

Anne's Toum

Anne's Toum is a family recipe, all purpose Lebanese garlic sauce (toum). It is organic, vegan and gluten free. It can be used as a dip, spread, sauce and cooking ingredient. Light, fluffy in texture, strong in flavor, Anne's Toum will elevate any meal. Anne's Toum is small batch and handcrafted by husband and wife team, Steve Drapeau and Katia Berberi. Please visit our website at the link below.

Contact Us

The Lafayette Kitchen, in downtown Lafayette California, provides professional and aspiring chefs with Industrial tools of the trade to expand their business and sharpen their game. If you are interested in renting kitchen space or want more information, please submit the form, and one of our representatives will get back to you on short order.
The Lafayette Kitchen
271 Lafayette Cir,
Lafayette, CA
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