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    647 E Market St, Akron, OH 44304, USA
    Logo Akron Food Works

    Akron Food Works verified PREFERRED

    647 E Market St, Akron, OH 44304, USA


    Akron Food Works’ commercially licensed kitchen is available to members 24 hours a day, 7 days a week through the year. From startup to large-scale production, there is space in our kitchen for you!

    Your business is your passion. At Akron Food Works, our passion is your success. In addition to kitchen space, we offer business incubation services to help you reach your goals and work through any challenges that may arise. From food safety to operations development to marketing & sales, we are dedicated to supporting you.

    A program of The Well CDC, Akron Food Works’ mission is to remove the barriers local food entrepreneurs often encounter as they start and build their food based businesses. It can be challenging to navigate the business licensing and health department requirements food businesses must adhere to. Akron Food Works has the resources to guide you through the process and help you plan for success!

    Questions? Contact us below today, or email We’d love to hear from you!


    Hourly Rates:
    Peak (6am - 8pm) - $18.00/hr
    Off-Peak (8pm - 6am) - $15.00/hr
    Members may reserve as little as 2 hours or as long as you need, in either our production kitchen or prep kitchen.

    Akron Food Works also offers food business incubation programs designed to help you in starting or growing your food business. These programs include dedicated, individualized support to help you succeed, and are not a requirement for use of the kitchen.

    Questions? Contact us below.


    647 E Market St, Akron, OH 44304, USA

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    • Retail Outlet
    • Teaching Kitchen
    • 24/7 Access
    • Parking
    • Wifi
    • Temperature Controlled
    • Event Space
    • Food Truck Friendly

    Additional Services

    • Freezer Storage
    • Dry Storage
    • Cold Storage
    • Business Consulting
    • Incubation


    • Range
    • Induction Cooktop
    • Commercial Oven
    • Convection Oven
    • Commercial Grinder
    • Steam Kettle
    • Mixer
    • Griddle
    • Proofer
    • Food Processor
    • Food Mixer
    • Vacuum Sealer
    • Packaging Heat Seal
    • Prep Tables

    Accepted Business Stages

    • Pre-venture (idea phase, limited sales)
    • New (1st year)
    • Existing (3-5 years)
    • Part-time
    • Other

    Accepted Business Types

    • Baker
    • Beverage
    • Body Care
    • Caterer
    • Chef
    • Packaged Goods (CPG)
    • Delivery-only
    • Farmer
    • Food Truck / Mobile Vendor
    • Gluten-free
    • Instructor / Educator
    • Meal Prep
    • Pet Food
    • Restaurateur
    • Vegan
    • Wellness
    • Other

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