The Station Kitchen
A provincially inspected, shared commercial kitchen space available to rent in 5 hour blocks, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. We currently have 600 square feet of workspace with facilities for cooking, baking, food prep, and dishwashing. We have cold and dry storage space available at extra costs to our rental customers. Want to join The Station Kitchen?
Find out how below.
Kitchen Rental Rates
One time rental: $175.00 + tax
Minimum 5 hour blocks
1:00 am - 6:00 am : $87.50 + tax
7:00 am - 12:00 pm : $125.00 + tax
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm : $125.00 + tax
7:00 pm - 12:00 am : $100.00 + tax
If you book a double block you have the time between the blocks included
$200.00 deposit and $60.00 orientation fee applies to all rentals
NEW: Back room is included in these rates
What We Offer
5 propane stove burners
1 conventional propane oven
1 commercial 5 rack convection oven
Prep tables & large workspace
10 quart Berkel mixer
1 rolling sheet rack with pans
3 compartment washing sink x 2
Hand wash sink
Commercial low temp dishwasher
1 compartment prep sink
*additional charge will apply
Come visit us!
and set up a time to come tour The Station to see the kitchen in real life and we can answer any questions you might have!
We are located at 1989 Wentworth road in Newport Station, Nova Scotia.
Call/Text Rebecca at: 902-410-7995
There is some documentation we’ll need to cover before you get cooking. All our customers need proof of the following:
Certified Food Handlers Certificate. Learn more about approved certifications
Proof of liability insurance (minimum coverage of $1,000,000 with The Station Food Hub Ltd. named as Additional Insured)
Your own business permits/licenses and we can help you navigate this process with Nova Scotia Environment (www.novascotia.ca/nse/food-protection/) The planning for foodservice document called the Guide to opening a food establishment is on the retailers page. Other pertinent information is also there.
Also when signing your rental agreement, a refundable deposit is required. This deposit will cover any incidental damage to the Hub appliances and equipment or excessive clean up costs, and will be returned to you at the end of your contract should your time be free of any repairs or cleaning costs.
Once everything is signed, you are booked in for a safety and sanitation orientation.
After you meet all the requirements, finished the paperwork, and paid for your time you can schedule in your time.
Reservations are filled on a first come first served basis.
Frequently asked questions
What is The Station Kitchen?
“What is this place?” has to be the #1 question asked by people coming through our door (followed by #2 “What do I need to join?”) So what IS The Station Kitchen? We are a provincially inspected shared commercial kitchen space available to rent 7 days a week. We currently have 1,000 square feet of workspace with facilities for cooking, baking, food prep, dish washing, as well as cold and dry storage space available to our rental customers!
Can I rent commercial space from The Station?
Yes! We have multiple rental and leasing options available. The Station Kitchen is commercially inspected and can be rented out in 5 hours blocks. We also have long-term leasing options available. Message us today to find out more!
What other equipment is available to rent? What do you supply?
Our commercial kitchen is equiped with everything (we hope!) to get your job done. Here is the list of equipment that is available to rent at an additional charge!
Do I have to be a food business to work at The Station
No! We are an all-inclusive work space and welcome all small and medium sized businesses and entrepreneurs to rent out our spaces. This includes shared workspaces, boardroom rentals, advisory services and more.
What is required to Join?
You require a Nova Scotia Business License along with an approved Food Safety Plan plus liability insurance. During your initial meeting/tour, we’ll be happy to discuss the application process in greater detail with you.
Can I just rent freezer, cooler, or storage space?
Yes, please contact us for your specific needs. Based on availability.
Who is The Station Kitchen ideal for?
The Station is ideal for: chefs, bakers, caterers, restaurant franchisors (wanting centralized production), ghost/dark restaurants (delivery/takeout), online sellers, meal prep planners, farmers’ market vendors, food truck operators, food hobbyists, as well as non-profits and co-ops.