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Chef cooking in a kitchen
May 12th, 2024
Benefits of Affordable Commercial Kitchen Hire for Startups

London’s food startup scene is brimming with innovation, but it’s no secret that it comes with a hefty price tag. Within a city renowned for soaring costs and fierce competition, every penny counts. Affordable commercial kitchen hire is changing the game. Affordable commercial kitchen rentals provide a crucial boost to the aspirations of budding food […]

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Food takeaway box filled with nachos
April 17th, 2024
Dark Kitchen Restaurants: A Passing Fad or Here to Stay?

There is no doubt, the popularity of dark kitchen restaurants has taken the foodie world by storm in recent years. These dark kitchen rentals operate with an online-only business model and have gained traction since 2020 (you know when…). Many restaurant operators and food business owners switched to focus on takeaway and delivery only food […]

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dimly lit corridor of storage units
April 5th, 2024
Self Storage 101: Beginner’s Guide to Organising Your Space

In the world of self storage, organisation is key. In this beginner’s guide, we’ll dive into the essentials of decluttering and maximising your space. Whether you’re drowning in a sea of belongings or aiming to maximise every inch of your living area, self storage provides a personalised solution. Let’s explore the fundamentals together and uncover […]

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Chefs preparing batches of food in commercial kitchen
March 18th, 2024
Choosing a Private or Shared Use Kitchen Rental in London

Whether you’re looking to start out, scale up or require space to create a new product for your thriving foodservice business, a commercial kitchen can have you cooking up a storm in no time. As a budding foodpreneur, one of the most important things to consider is the type of kitchen space you will need. […]

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Commercial kitchen
March 12th, 2024
How to Rent a Commercial Kitchen: Questions to Ask

Committing to a commercial kitchen rental for your food business is a big step and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. A kitchen space is the foundation of your organisation, and finding the perfect kitchen to rent can sky-rocket your success.  The first few steps in renting your commercial space will be among the most […]

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Two men picking fresh vegetables from a field
February 20th, 2024
Ethical Food Production: Meet Demands of Conscious Consumers

In today’s food landscape, ethical considerations take centre stage. More than ever, consumers are seeking grocers, restaurants and takeaway businesses that align with their values of sustainability, social responsibility, and transparency.  This shift in consumer behaviour has sparked a growing demand for ethically produced food, prompting businesses to review their practices – including ethical food […]

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Platters of food cooked in a catering kitchen
February 8th, 2024
How to Start a Catering Business: Launch Your Culinary Biz

If you’re asking yourself – or the internet – “how to start a catering business,” you’re in the right place.  If you dream of sharing your culinary tekkers with the world, this guide is your roadmap to turning that dream into a reality. From navigating the intricacies of business planning to mastering the art of […]

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Chef chopping tomatoes in a catering kitchen
January 19th, 2024
Unlock Success: Can You Run a Catering Business from Home?

Running a catering business from the comfort of your home may be a tempting prospect, especially in the age of remote work.  The question on your mind, “Can You Run a Catering Business from Home?” is a valid one, and in this blog post, we’ll look at the intricacies of this venture. We’ll explore the […]

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January 11th, 2024
Affordable Kitchens in London: The Importance of Location

Location, location, location: where you set up your commercial kitchen rental holds more value than you might think. In this blog, we’ll navigate the key factors that make the location of your kitchen a game-changer in terms of costs and convenience. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or just starting, understanding the impact of where your […]

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