A culinary accelerator platform which reduces the barriers to entry and provides mentorship for food entrepreneurs bringing their products and services to market, as well as Dedicated Kitchens for Commissary, Catering and Food Production.
We are the right kitchen facility ready to accommodate all kinds and size food producers. Whether you are in ready to bring your food product to the market up to Large producers/franchise PREP is here to make your life easier with out flexible memberships terms and spaces.
100% Permit-Ready Restaurant/Industrial Kitchens Available
PREP provides an alternative to a Commercial Lease. Brokers Protected!
PREP’s campus includes four separate buildings (PREP 1, 2, 3 & Lakeside) that house permit-ready private kitchen facilities in various sizes to accelerate small and mid-level food businesses and provide expansion for those already established, as well as commissaries for multi-location restaurants.
The expansion of PREP Lakeside includes permit-ready and dedicated production space for startups to national enterprises who already have a foothold in the market, but which could still benefit from having access to PREP’s member-driven infrastructure.
- From 500sf up to 15,000 sf.
- Ghost Kitchens, Take Out Kitchens, Commissary Kitchens, Food Production Kitchens, Movie set catering, and Mobile Food Service
- Try out your concept with low risk before investing in Real Estate
- HUGE broad line distributor buying power
- Business development and acceleration included for all PREP Members
Coworking Shared Kitchens
PREP provides a complete kitchen space with NSF certified commercial equipment, featuring 10 kitchen stations, reservable private workspaces and lockable dry, refrigerated and freezer storage.
Stay agile as you grow, with just a one-year minimum Membership for easier expansion as your business grows.
Online scheduling allows for flexible and customizable production shifts. Bookings can be edited, deleted and extended on your smartphone or computer.
Members are billed only for time used at one of our shared kitchen stations. Enjoy unlimited access to our co-working spaces and conference rooms.
PREP’s shared kitchen is equipped with 220v outlets to accommodate your specialty equipment, and a la carte storage is available for quick storage.
All PREP Members enjoy access to permitting assistance, procurement services, and business development support.
Grow your business more quickly with referrals for acquiring business capital, workshops and other educational resources, information regarding packaging, labelling, nutritional information, barcoding and batch numbering, and social media and marketing assistance.
Food Truck Kitchens
Housing your own food truck business in Atlanta just got a whole lot easier!
“At PREP your can get your own health score and non shared spaces to prevent cross contamination”
Food Trucks and other mobile food service operations are all the rage and a great way to launch a new food business. The comparatively low overhead makes it an obvious way to get your name in the market and your food in people’s bellies.
PREP houses 56 dedicated food truck commissaries or “base of operations” for mobile food service operators, such as food trucks, food trailers, food carts, movie set caterers and BBQ trailers. Mobile food service operators at PREP benefit from a community of like-minded people who are all selling their delicious food in this very unique way.
We offer four different sized dedicated bases of operation for mobile food services. Ranging from 200 ft up too 7,000 sf units
Each commissary is climate controlled is equipped with a hand sink, 3-compartment sink, prep sinks (as required) and common mop sinks.
Each unit is fully customizable to your needs
One of the many benefits to be at PREP area that you get your own Health Score.
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Bulk buying power, no order minimums, delivered 5 days a week.
One of the biggest challenges faced by small food businesses is finding locally sourced and bulk goods to produce their products and recipes – at a reasonable price.
PREP offers centralized purchasing and distribution services for food and supplies through its partnership with Gordon Food Service – helping save time and money.
Procurement orders are received and stored by PREP’s Procurement team.
Enjoy access to our third-party connections– including but not limited to Servsafe, HACCP, labeling and packaging companies, licensing consultants, farmers market organizers, grocery store buyers, marketing experts, food truck mechanics, towing companies, loans officers, produce procurement, equipment suppliers, insurance, staffing and more.
Schedule time with one of our Business Development Mentors to discuss business operations, logistics, SEO, SEM, business growth and expansion, distribution, marketing, social media optimization and more.
Take advantage of PREP’s list of trusted third-party vendors to help grow your business.
- Licensing guidance
- Business mentorship
- Business address
- Online shared kitchen scheduling system
- 24/7 access controlled facility
- Procurement participation in
Gordon Food Service partnership
- Licensing under USDA, GA, DA, Health Department & FDA
- Common area janitorial
- PREP marketplace representation
(ChowDownAtl, Truck and Tap, Food Truck Atl)
- Training Courses
- Extensive promotion on social media
- Connections to distributors, retailers, marketing partners,
catering clientele and food truck gigs
- Covered food truck loading
- Covered staging area
- Complimentary carts for loading and unloading
- Gray water dump station
- Metered food truck parking space
- Water refill station
- Ice program
- Dry, cool and freezer storage lockers (Available for shared kitchen members)
- Food truck, food trailer and food cart parking w/generator hookups
- Customizable, permit-ready, private kitchen spaces
- Fully licensed, permit-ready, fully equipped shared kitchen
- Multiple conference rooms & workstations
- Quick access to I-85 and I-285
- Close to Atlanta’s employment density zones
- Parking for large vehicles & food trucks
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