Frequently asked questions
What do I need to do to get started?
What is included when I rent month to month?
Yes! To add a picture follow these simple steps:
1. 24 hour access
2. 1 Parking space while you are renting the kitchen space
3. 1 dry storage rack
4. 1 shelf of cold storage
5. Cleaning products
6. Long wooden work/meeting table
7. Front counter for customer pick ups
8. Outfitted front patio with tables and chairs
How much does it cost to rent the kitchen?
Pricing is as follows...
Peak Hours 6:00am-6:00pm $20 per hour
Non Peak Hours 6:00pm-6:00am $15 per hour
Minimum Rental is $300 per month plus our $100 electric fee
Can my customers come to the kitchen for a pick up or a meeting?
Absolutely! We have a beautiful meeting table for you to use for a meeting/tasitng with customers/employees and a lovely front counter for your customers to walk up to for pick up. We even have cute wooden tables, chairs and umbrellas for you to set up out on the front patio if you want a place for your customers to enjoy their food.
What if I need a special certification for my product. Will you help me obtain it?
We will do everything we can to help you get your special certifications. Our kitchen has gone through some rigourous certifications including the U.S. Government as well as Whole Foods. But please keep in mind we will not pay for any certifications, file paper work, make changes to the space that owuld affect other renters, etc. We will simple advise, support and try to do what we can to help you obtain the certification.
Do I have to pay for utilities?
Yes! Utilities are $100 flat fee per month for under 40 hours a month and $200 a month for over 40 hours a month.
I want to sell my products to other businesses, online, or in retail packaging at Farmer’s Markets. What should I do?
While Park 734 Kitchen is registered with the California Department of Public Health and the Country of San Diego Health Department we will not register your product for you with FDA, USDA, etc.
I want to get my product into Whole Foods. Will your kitchen pass their strict inspection?
Yes! We have had a few companies that have produced products that are currently at Whole Foods. The kitchen has been inspected by them and passed.
What about pest control?
We use Lloyd Pest Control weekly with inspections done every Monday.
What about cleanliness?
We have a very strict list of cleaning duties that each company does every time they use the kitchen. On top of that we deep clean the kitchen every 3 months. The grease trap is also emptied every 6 months.
What about package rental deals?
We are always open to flat rate rental deals based on the volume of hours, the kind of operation you have as well as the amount of dry storage space you will need.
I noticed that the time I am interested in renting the kitchen for is booked. Can I still rent the kitchen at that same time?
Yes! Depending on the type of business you have we will allow you to use the kitchen at the same time as another renter.