Shed 5 Commercial Kitchen

Detroit Kitchen Connect, an Eastern Market Partnership program, supports a diverse group of entrepreneurs doing what they love and contributing to Detroit’s growing good food system. In collaboration with local partners, we seek to make kitchens more accessible and turn neighborhoods into food entrepreneurship hubs. We make this possible through technical assistance, workshops, and other startup services.

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Budding food entrepreneurs need love and support. Happily, Detroit Kitchen Connect provides shared-use licensed commercial kitchen spaces in Wayne, Oakland, and Washtenaw counties where food entrepreneurs can manifest their dreams of owning and operating a food business. Eastern Market, in partnership with Tech Town Detroit, Build Institute, ProsperUS Detroit, Accounting Aid Society, Michigan Good Food Fund, SCORE, SBDC, DEGC, ACCESS, AAWC, MSU Product Center have joined forces to facilitate the technical support of a new food business needs to be successful. Together, we provide support in the following forms: 

  • Sharing connections to licensed commercial kitchens
  • Offering resources for increasing production volumes with growing customer demand
  • Retail Readiness
  • Offering Quickbooks and bookkeeping support
  • Business Planning
  • Nutrition Facts
  • Product Testing
  • Access to Capital
  • And more!

Interested in renting the kitchen for a one-off event? Learn more here!

List of Shared Kitchens

Eastern Market Shed 5 Kitchen

2934 Russell St.

Detroit, MI 48207


Email: Contact Brandon Seng at

Equipment: convection ovens, 6-burner stove, flat top griddle, grill, fryer, steamer, kettle, cold and dry storage


Brightmoor Artisans Collective

22735 Fenkell St.

Detroit, MI 48223



Equipment: Six burner stove, convection oven, flat top griddle, cold and dry storage


Authority Health Community Kitchen

10809 Mack Ave. 

Detroit, MI 48224

Contact: Brittany Reid, 313-456-5058,

Equipment: six burner stove, double ovens

Business types accepted: Cooking classes and demonstrations, restaurant pop ups, and special events


Fellowship Chapel Community Kitchen

7707 Outer Dr. West

Detroit, MI 



Contact: 313-347-2820 x131

Equipment: 12-burner stove, convection ovens, deep fryers, steamers, tilt skillet, cold and dry storage


The D Loft Commercial Kitchen

20449 Schaefer Hwy. 

Detroit, MI 48235



Contact: 313-879-0750

Equipment: gas range, convection ovens, flat top griddle, grill, cold and dry storage


The Culinary Studio

Applegate Shopping Center

29673 Northwestern Highway

Southfield, MI 48034



Contact: 248-353-2500

Equipment: convection ovens, gas range, flat top griddle, grill, cold and dry storage


Rosie’s Community Kitchen

235 Spencer Ln.

Ypsilanti, MI 48198



Contact: 734-294-2287

Equipment: convection ovens, gas range, fryers, flat top griddle, tilt skillet, cold and dry storage


Fresh Collective Kitchen & Market

2752 Coolidge Hwy.

Berkeley, MI 48072



Equipment: convection ovens, gas range, cold and dry storage