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CT River Valley Commercial Kitchens and Resources

Below is a list of commercial kitchens in the Pioneer Valley. The kitchens on this list are not guaranteed to be available for community use. We suggest reaching out to these facilities to discuss your needs and to find out more information about use policy, equipment, and what can be produced. Click on the kitchen name to access their website. 

For resources outside of Hampshire, Hampden and Franklin County visit MDAR’s Kitchens in MA page. 

 

Commercial Kitchens to Rent

Franklin County

Western Massachusetts Food Processing Center, Greenfield
(413) 774-7204
The Center charges an hourly fee for production, and fees for storage rental, etc. For certain members, a batch or per unit charge may be negotiated after several runs of product. They also provide co-packing and technical assistance for new businesses.

Wendell Town Hall Community Kitchen, Wendell
Email: Nancy Aldrich, Town coordinator: coordinator@wendellmass.us\
Phone: 978-544-3395 or 978-544-3775

Hampshire County

Haydenville Congregational Church, Haydenville
Phone: 413-268-9344

Hampden County

Serve Food – Holyoke, MA.
(401) 612-6200
Chefmatt@servema.com
Partnered with the Western Mass Small Business development center, offers start-ups the “tools they need to succeed”; counseling and a “Food Business Development” class.

Drowsy Dragon Farm and Kitchen, Chester
To get more information: 413-354-6380 or email bill@drowsydragonfarm.com
Stove, burner, convection oven, prep tables, food processor, dishwasher, etc.
Rented 6am – 9pm contact for rates, etc.

Berkshire County

Commercial Kitchen for Rent, Hinsdale (Berkshire County)
Brent Osborne
osbornebrent@gmail.com
(845) 664-2373

Berkshire Harvest Rental Kitchen, Lee (Berkshire County)

(Potential) Institutions with Commercial Kitchens

Franklin County

“The Little Cooking School”, Shelburne Falls
Culinary school run by Martin Yaffee
(413) 625-2800

Hampshire County

Good Stock Farm, Hatfield
(413) 247-6090
info@goodstockfarm.com

Hampden County

Holyoke Community College MGM Culinary Arts Institute, Holyoke
(413) 552-2823
sgraves@hcc.edu

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield
https://www.stcc.edu/campus-life/food-services/
Food Service Contact (413) 755-5380

Berkshire County

Culinary Medicine School, Lee (Berkshire County)
(413) 429-5610
bettinazumdick@gmail.com

Local Hero Businesses and Institutions with potential kitchen or storage options

While the main function of these kitchens is to serve their business and institutions the Local Hero members below have offered their kitchens for occasional events and community needs. 

Franklin County

Deerfield Academy Dining Services, Deerfield
Michael McCarthy
(413) 774-1518
mmccarthy@deerfield.edu

Eaglebrook School, Deerfield
Edward Howle
(413) 774-9155
ehowle@eaglebrook.org

Greenfield Community College Dining Services, Greenfield
Karen Phillips
Phillips@gcc.mass.edu

Northfield Mount Hermon School Dining Services, Northfield
Richard Messer, Randy Miller
(413) 498-3277
rmesser@nmhschool.org

The Arbors at Greenfield, Greenfield
Donna Bigelow
(413) 774-4400
dbigelow@arborsassistedliving.com

The Bement School, Deerfield
Kimberly Loughlin
(413) 774-7061
kloughlin@bement.org

Hampshire County

Amherst College Dining Services, Amherst
(413) 542-2220
Joe Flueckiger

Cooley Dickinson Hospital Café, Northampton
Ruth O’Connor
(413) 582-2079
roconnor5@cooleydickinson.org

Northampton Survival Center, Northampton
Heidi Nortonsmith
(413) 586-6564
heidi@northamptonsurvival.org

Rockridge Retirement Community, Northampton
Christine Rachmaciej
(413) 586-2902
crachmaciej@rockridgema.org

Smith College Dining Services, Northampton
Andy Cox
(413) 585-2300
acox@smith.edu

UMass Amherst Dining Services, Amherst
Christopher Howland
(413) 545-2472
chowland@umass.edu

Hampden County

Springfield Public Schools, Springfield
Andrew Stratton
(413) 244-2954
grayt@springfieldpublicschools.com

Westfield State University Dining Services, Westfield
(413) 572-5471

Kitchen Equipment Suppliers

Note: Some of these suppliers may have membership or industry affiliation requirements.

Hampshire County

The Baker’s Pin, Northampton
(413) 586-7978

SpitJack , Easthampton
(413) 203-5757

Hampden County

Gillette Restaurant Equipment, Holyoke
(413) 533-1455

Restaurant Depot , Chicopee
(413) 598-8001

Kittredge Equipment Company, Inc., Agawam
(413) 304-4100

CET EcoBuilding Bargains, Springfield
(413) 788-6900

Online and/or Outside the Region

Toolots (Online, and does financing on items that cost >$1,000)
(844) 866-5687

Webstaurant Store (Online)

Warehouse Restaurant Supply, Waterbury, CT.
(203) 575-0111
sales@restaurantsupplystore.com

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