The Food Coridor

    Terms and Conditions

    1. These Terms

    1.1 The website www.thekitchendoor.com (the “Platform”) is an online platform that connects the owners of commercial kitchen space (“Kitchen Hosts”) with businesses (“Kitchen Clients”) seeking to hire a commercial kitchen space (“Kitchen”) on a temporary, short-term basis or for extended terms.

    1.2 The Platform is owned and operated by The Food Corridor, Inc. (“The Food Corridor”, “we”, “us”, or “our”), a Colorado Corporation. If you have a query or would like to speak to us about these terms, please contact us by email at legal@thefoodcorridor.com

    1.3 These terms apply to all services provided or arranged by us to Kitchen Hosts and/or to Kitchen Clients (“Services”). These terms do not apply to hiring the Kitchen itself. Hiring a kitchen from a Kitchen Host is dealt with under an agreement provided by the Kitchen Host and is made between the Kitchen Host and the Kitchen Client. The Food Corridor is not a party to that agreement, and is not involved in the drafting or negotiation of the terms of that agreement. We do not own, control or manage any kitchens listed on the Platform.

    1.4 In these terms “you” refers to Kitchen Hosts and/or Kitchen Clients (as appropriate).

    1.5 Please read these terms carefully to ensure you understand them. By creating an account on the Platform, you are agreeing to these terms. The terms may be varied at any time by posting amended terms on the Platform. The terms which will apply to a booking will be those terms in effect at the time your booking is confirmed.

    1.6 These terms relate to your use of the Platform once you have created an account but do not relate to your use of the website otherwise.

    2. Creating your account

    2.1 To use our Services, you are required to register and create an account on the Platform. In so doing, you will create a profile (“Profile”).

    2.2 To create an account you must:


    2.3 All the information you provide when creating your account must be truthful and accurate. You may be required to create a password and you should take care that your password is protected at all times. The protection of your password is your responsibility and you are solely responsible for any unauthorised use of your password or unauthorised access to your account. We may suspend or terminate your access to the Platform at any time with or without notice.

    Kitchen Hosts

    2.4 To create an account you will be required to submit specific information about your company or organization including your name, email address, telephone number, physical address, and information about the company or organization you work for.

    2.5 Your Profile is public and will be visible to Kitchen Clients or any users of the Platform. Your contact details (email address and telephone number) will only be given to a Kitchen Client once a viewing has been confirmed or a booking is made.

    2.6 To market a Kitchen, you may be required to create a Kitchen Listing (“Listing”) that includes:


    2.7 To maintain your Listing, you must timely provide us with any other information relating to you or the Kitchen as we may reasonably request.

    2.8 We will review the Listing and we reserve the right to approve, decline, or reject an amendment the Listing. In the event that we decide to decline or require an amendment to the Listing we will contact you via the email address provided when you created the Listing with our reasons for declining the Listing or with our suggested amendments to the Listing.

    2.9 Once a Listing is approved it will be posted to the Platform and will be publicly available to all users of the Platform.

    2.10 You are responsible for the accuracy of all information in your Listing and any information you provide to us or a (prospective) Kitchen Client in relation to a booking.

    2.11 We reserve the right to conduct a physical inspection of the Kitchen, with such notice as is reasonable in the circumstances. We may remove your Listing if the Kitchen does not conform to the information you have provided or our standards, or if we believe that you are in breach of your obligations under these terms.

    2.12 In addition to marketing the Listing on the Platform, we will be entitled to display details of the Listing (and the Kitchen) or market the Listing (and the Kitchen) on all social media platforms, third party websites or send promotional emails to Kitchen Clients, or other third parties and provide such information about your Listing as we may deem appropriate to promote your Listing or to promote The Kitchen Door. You grant us a limited license to use any and all information in your listing in the manner contemplated by these terms.

    Kitchen Clients

    2.13 You can browse Listings and search for Kitchens without creating an account. To enquire about a Listing, you must submit an enquiry or register with us and may be required to create an account on the Platform. To understand what information we collect from you, and how we use that information, please read our Privacy Notice.

    2.14 If you submit an enquiry about a Listing, a Kitchen Host will gain access to your information provided in your enquiry (including your email address, and telephone number) and will contact you if they are interested in considering your booking. A Kitchen Host may or may not respond to your request.

    3. Booking Process

    3.1 To enquire about a Listing, a Kitchen Client can send an enquiry via that Listing (“Enquiry”) or alternatively contact us directly by email at: hello@thekitchendoor.com.

    3.2 If a Kitchen Client wishes to view a Kitchen before making a booking, this can be requested when submitting an Enquiry. If a viewing is not possible at the times requested by the Kitchen Client in the Enquiry, a Kitchen Host and Kitchen Client may communicate directly via the messenger tool (currently unavailable), email, or phone to arrange a viewing.

    3.3 We may monitor all communications made between a Kitchen Host and a Kitchen Client via the messenger tool on the Platform to ensure that all parties are acting in accordance with these Terms and with all applicable laws and regulations. We will monitor communications on a frequent and ad-hoc basis.

    3.4 We strongly recommend that a viewing is arranged before a booking is a made (unless it is a repeat booking) to ensure the Kitchen meets the requirements of the Kitchen Client. You are not obliged to arrange a viewing and an Enquiry can be submitted without requesting a viewing. It is the responsibility of the Kitchen Client to assess whether a Kitchen will be fit for the Kitchen Client’s intended purpose.

    3.5 It is the responsibility of the Kitchen Host to hold the viewing and of the Kitchen Client to attend the viewing. We will not attend the viewing and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for any loss incurred by a party if the other party fails to attend a viewing.

    3.6 If a viewing is cancelled and the parties wish to re-arrange a viewing, this must be arranged via the Platform either by the Kitchen Client submitting a new Enquiry or liaising directly with the Kitchen Host via the messenger tool.

    Kitchen Hosts

    3.15 We do not provide a “form” agreement or other contractual terms for the agreement between the Kitchen Host and Kitchen Client. We advise each of the parties to consult legal counsel before entering into any agreement.

    3.16 The Food Corridor is not liable to the Kitchen Client or the Kitchen Host for any cancelled bookings, any fees, costs, expenses, or losses incurred by either a Kitchen Client or a Kitchen Host as a result of a cancelled booking, the failure of a Kitchen to meet the requirements of the Kitchen Client or any action or damage caused by the Kitchen Client or Kitchen Host.

    5. The Kitchen Door Fees

    5.1 We charge $0 for a Basic Listing and $89/annually or $10 monthly for a Premier Listing. These prices are subject to change at any time.

    5.2 We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with your use of, or inability to use, our Site or your use of or reliance of any content displayed on our Site.

    7. Introduced Kitchen Clients

    Kitchen Hosts

    7.1 You agree to appoint us as your non-exclusive agent for the purpose of connecting you to prospective or Introduced Kitchen Clients.

    7.2 For the purpose of this clause 7 an ‘Introduced Kitchen Client’ means any business who a) has expressed interest in your Kitchen through the Platform; or b) has made an enquiry through the Platform or to us by email or telephone; or c) has become aware of you or the address or location of your Kitchen (or any other kitchen owned by you that is not listed on the Platform) directly or indirectly as a result of your Listing with the Platform.

    8. The Kitchen

    8.1 Before any booking begins the Kitchen Host must ensure the Kitchen is in a satisfactory condition and that it complies with all applicable health and safety, environmental and food hygiene requirements. In particular, a Kitchen Host is responsible for compliance with applicable regulations which require that:

    8.2 By listing the Kitchen, the Kitchen Host warrants that it has all necessary regulatory, planning, licensing and/or health and safety approvals required to operate and rent the space as a commercial Kitchen space and that the Kitchen Host will comply with all relevant legislation including planning, food hygiene, environmental and health and safety legislation.

    8.3 It is the responsibility of the Kitchen Host to ensure that it requests all the necessary consents, approvals, certification and insurance from the Kitchen Client that is required in order to occupy the Kitchen. We strongly recommend that the Kitchen Host notifies its insurance company of its intention to hire the Kitchen prior to creating a Listing to ensure the terms of hire will comply with any insurance policy relating to the Kitchen.

    8.4 The Kitchen Host agrees to notify us immediately upon receiving any notice, correspondence or contact in any other form from its local authority or any environmental, health and safety or food hygiene officer, regulator or authority in connection with the use of space as a commercial Kitchen and/or the rental of the Kitchen. Following such notice from a Kitchen Host, we reserve the right to terminate this agreement and remove the Listing from the Platform.

    8.5 The Kitchen Host warrants that it owns the Kitchen or that it is authorized to allow third parties to use the Kitchen and, where necessary, that it has permission from its landlord or tenant to do so. If the Kitchen Host is in any doubt it should check the terms of its lease, mortgage deed and/or freehold title to ensure that it is able hire the Kitchen in the manner envisaged by these terms.

    8.6 We will not be liable to the Kitchen Host, the Kitchen Client or any other third party (such as a landlord or freehold management company) if the Kitchen Host does not have the necessary authority referred to anywhere in this agreement, including clause 8.5 and the Kitchen Host agrees to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless from and against any claim or loss we may suffer as a result of a breach of the warranty, or any other provision of this agreement.

    8.7 The Kitchen Host agrees that we shall not be liable to it in any way whatsoever if it suffers any loss as a result of the local authority or any environmental, health and safety or food hygiene officer, regulator or authority or any other relevant public authority bringing proceedings against it or taking any other action against it as a result of listing a Kitchen on the Platform.

    10. Obligations of the Kitchen Host

    10.1 You (the Kitchen Host) must:

    10.2 You agree that you have the authority set out in clause 8.5 and you agree that you will not create any false account with The Kitchen Door or use your account with The Kitchen Door for any immoral or illegal activity or purpose including (without limit) malicious or fraudulent bookings or money laundering.

    11. Obligations of the Kitchen Client

    11.1 You (the Kitchen Client) have primary responsibility for your own safety and the safety of your employees, staff, agents, contractor or clients that may use the Kitchen during the hire period. We do not accept any responsibility for ensuring your safety or the safety of your employees, staff, agents, self-employed contractor or clients during the hire period.

    12. Complaints and Disputes

    12.1 Both the Kitchen Host and the Kitchen Client agree that if any dispute arises concerning a booking or any use of a Kitchen each party will attempt to resolve such dispute in the first instance by communicating directly with the other. In the event a dispute cannot be resolved directly, both parties are free to pursue legal action (at their own cost) in order to resolve the dispute. We do not accept any responsibility for resolving any disputes between a Kitchen Host and a Kitchen Client.

    13. Additional Services

    13.1 At the request of a Kitchen Host, we may from time to time be engaged to supply the following additional services:

    13.2 Additional Services will be provided at our absolute discretion and at such fees and on such terms as may be agreed between us and the Kitchen Host. For more information about our Additional Services please contact us by email at: hello@thekitchendoor.com.

    14. Termination of this Agreement

    Kitchen Hosts

    14.1 Either you or The Food Corridor may terminate this agreement at any time but upon termination you agree to honour any outstanding bookings. From the date of termination we will deactivate your Profile and remove your Listings from the Platform. We will not accept any new enquiries or bookings in respect of any of your Listings but the agreement will continue in respect of any outstanding bookings (subject to clause 14.5).

    14.2 In the event that this agreement is terminated while any fees or charges whatsoever are outstanding to us then you must pay all outstanding fees or charges to us immediately without set-off or deduction.

    14.3 We will be entitled to terminate this agreement immediately and without notice if:

    14.4 In the event of termination the terms of this agreement will continue in full force, so far as such terms relate to existing bookings or the consequences of any previous booking (including terms relating to fees, liability and damage).

    14.5 In the event that:
    then you will be fully liable to us (under the terms of this Agreement) for all associated costs, charges, damage and liability which we may incur as a result and you agree to indemnify us on a continuing basis in respect of any such cancelled booking.14.6 You should be aware that you may be liable to the Kitchen Client (under the Kitchen Hire Terms) for any reasonable associated costs, charges, damage and liability which the Kitchen Client incurs as a result of any of the events described in clause 14.5, including the Kitchen Client’s costs of having to make alternative Kitchen hire arrangements.

    Kitchen Client

    14.7 We will be entitled to terminate this agreement immediately and without notice if:

    14.8 From the date of termination of this agreement we will deactivate your account and we will no longer display your Profile. You will no longer be able to enquire about any Listings on the Platform.

    15. Our Liability

    15.1 We will not be liable to you in the event of a claim by a Kitchen Host or Kitchen Client against you and, for the avoidance of doubt, we shall not be required to return any money received by us under this agreement to either you or the Kitchen Host/ Kitchen Client in such circumstances, unless that liability has arisen due to our breach of the terms of this agreement.

    15.2 We will not be liable to you for any business, financial or economic loss or for any consequential or indirect loss such as loss to reputation, lost bargain, lost profit, loss of anticipated savings or lost opportunity arising as a result of any of the Services we provide to you under, or in any other way connected with, this agreement (whether suffered or incurred as a result of our negligence or otherwise) except in the case of fraud, wilful concealment or theft.

    15.3 Our liability to a Kitchen Host for all losses under this agreement (subject to any liability in accordance with clause 15.5 below) is capped at the total fees paid by a Kitchen Host to us under this agreement in the 12 months prior to the date of claim by the Kitchen Host.

    15.4 No claim may be brought against us:

    15.5 Nothing in this agreement limits or excludes our liability for death or personal injury arising as a result of our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents, or self-employed contractors or for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

    15.6 EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED HEREIN, THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED “AS IS,” AND WE MAKE NO (AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL) OTHER WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, OR CONDITIONS, WHETHER WRITTEN, ORAL, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE USE, MISUSE, OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE (IN WHOLE OR IN PART) OR ANY OTHER PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED TO YOU. WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT ALL ERRORS CAN BE CORRECTED, OR THAT OPERATION OF ALL SERVICES SHALL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE.

    16. Data Protection

    16.1 We agree to comply with our obligations under all applicable laws and regulations relating to data protection and privacy as may be applicable from time to time, which at the date of these terms means the Data Protection Act 1998 and the GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679) and any successor legislation (“Data Protection Legislation”).

    16.2 For further details on how we comply with Data Protection Legislation please refer to our Privacy Notice.

    17. Confidentiality

    17.1 Each party agrees with the other not to divulge or allow to be divulged any confidential information relating to the other’s business or affairs other than to its employees, associates or contractors (if any) who are subject to appropriate non-disclosure undertakings (if required), or where the other party has consented to such disclosure or where required by law to make such disclosure. Either party may upon termination of this agreement require by notice in writing to the other party the destruction or return of any confidential material in that party’s possession or control. The confidentiality obligation set out here shall expire 3 years after the expiry or termination of the agreement.