The Portable Cafe
Commissary Kitchen Available
In the busy Madera Village Shopping Center at the corner of Tanque Verde and Catalina Hwy (road to Mt. Lemmon)
24/7. Pick a time that is right for you.
You have the option to sell your product(s) directly to the public in the retail section of our kitchen. Call me for more info.
I want to create an awesome, fun work space to grow our businesses. One where we are congenial, respectful and cooperative.
If this is what you are looking for, read on.
The prep section has 3 clean and bright, work stations. One is dedicated to The Portable Café, the other two are available for you to rent.
The shared large kitchen has a 6 burner gas stove with oven, a single tier convection oven, a grill, small, counter-top fryer, work tables, cooling rack, fridge, some pots, pans, sheet and hotel pans, cooking utensils, shelving, hand washing sinks and a veggie sink.
The dish washing area contains a 3 compartment sink, a commercial dishwasher, power sprayer, everything you need to make the task easy.
Several small appliances are available
Other things the kitchen will provide:
Cleaning supplies for dish washing area, floor cleaning supplies, paper towels for hand sinks, bathroom supplies
There will be two shelves of refrigerator space and dry-goods space for you to use as you cook. Cold and dry-goods storage space is also available for a small monthly charge - included in some ackages. See pricing to the right.
The Portable Cafe will provide general cleaning including the ventilation hood, and bathroom.
Do your part so everyone has a good experience.
Clean up after yourself.
Do your dishes as you work and put them away
so others may use them.
Clean up your mess on the stove, in the ovens, and counter tops, etc.
After your shift wash the floor in and around your work station and in the kitchen.
If you make it dirty, please clean it.
Provide the disposables you need, like:
Paper towels as you work
Counter cleaning rags
Pan liners, foil, plastic wrap
Bleach and sani bucket
You get the idea
You will also need to provide specialty equipment for your business
You may need more pots, fry pans, sheet pans, etc. than I have available, depending upon what you are cooking
Show proof of:
Food Safety Certificate from Pima County
Caterer or Food Manufacturing license
Health Department Inspection
Insurance, $1 million minimum
There are some no-no’s
Please don’t use the supplies of others without their approval
The good news, there is a big Safeway in the shopping mall.
Easy peasy to get something you have forgotten.
Since we share equipment, please don’t take equipment out of the commissary without approval from me.
P.S. You have got to pay your rent on time.
I’m not that big that I can afford to float you a loan.
By the hour pricing
7 am – 10 pm
Hourly rate multiple uses $17/hr
between 7 am and 11 pm.
Commit to a one year lease and receive $2 off per hour. First month’s rent and deposit are required up front.
One time use
Starting at $20/hour* Call for details
$30/mo per shelf
approx. 22w x 26d x14h
Dry goods shelves
Size, approx. 3’w x 18"d x 16"h
One shelf $20/mo
Two shelves $30/mo
Three shelves $40/mo
4 shelves $50/mo
* This price is for two people working. If more people are on your team, there will be an additional charge of $20/person/day.
RENT A STATION 8 HOURS/DAY SEVEN DAYS A WEEK between 11 pm - 7 am for only $500/month. You will have full access to your prep station and the shared kitchen during your scheduled time. Two dry goods shelves and one refrigerator shelf are included.
Enjoy a huge savings and convenience over hourly rental.
If you have an established business and need kitchen space more than 20 hrs/wk. Lets talk. Below are some suggested use scenarios. Let's find something that will work for you.
RENT AN ENTIRE STATION 24/7 Full access to your private prep station and the shared kitchen only $1800/mo with a one year lease. Settle in; make this space your little slice of heaven. Includes 1 single-wide refrigerator and one 6' x 3' dry goods’ shelving unit at no extra charge. We can negotiate for more fridge and shelf space (Not good with any other offer. First month’s rent and deposit are required up front.)
RENT A STATION 8 HOURS/DAY SEVEN DAYS A WEEK
between 7 am - 11 pm. for only $1,200/month with a one year lease. You will have full access to your prep station and the shared kitchen during your scheduled time. Includes two refrigerator and two dry goods’ shelves at no extra charge. (Not good with any other offer. First month’s rent and deposit are required up front.)
**Pricing is subject to change without notice