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Commercial Kitchen Business Incubator

Licensed by Oregon Department of Agriculture for Commercial Food Processing & Bakery

  • 2,000 square foot food production facility, specifically designed to help entrepreneurs
  • Fully equipped with Blogett convection ovens, Hobart mixers, Robot Coupe food processor, 60-gallon cooker/mixer
  • Refrigerators, freezers, walk-in cooler, and dry storage
  • Food preparation, processing, sanitizing
  • Packaging area includes bottle-filler, weight-pack, labeling machine, package sealers
  • Facility available to rent to specialty food processors and caterers
  • Demonstration area, meeting, & banquet room
  • Creating local value-added agriculture opportunities
  • Business incubator services provided by Columbia Gorge Community College Small Business Development Center
  • Low cost of $15 per hour

Incubator Services

The Small Business Development Center's incubator is a flexible environment where new and existing companies take advantage of inexpensive processing space and professional business counseling services.

  • The goal of the incubator is to stimulate small business growth in the Mid-Columbia region with programs, business counseling, and management services to help you reduce expenses and increase profits.
  • Staff assistance in areas of management, financing, and marketing is one key to our clients' success. Another benefit is access to other entrepreneurs and to regional experts. Sharing common interests and problems often bring about common solutions.
  • The commercial kitchen/incubator is an on-site production center with the latest equipment for catering, commercial food preparation, processing, baking, and packaging.
  • Our goal is to help build the best-run businesses in America by providing the services of the Columbia Gorge Community College Small Business Development Center.

You Need Our Services If....

  • You have a food product to market but no place to produce it.
  • You require modern kitchen equipment to make your product.
  • You can benefit from expert advice in marketing, management and financing.


  • North Central Oregon Regional Strategies
  • U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
  • Oregon Economic & Community Development Department
  • Columbia River Gorge National

For information on renting the Commercial Kitchen, call (541)506-6121



Columbia Gorge Community College
Small Business Development Center

400 E. Scenic Drive, Suite 2.108
The Dalles, OR 97058

Phone: (541)506-6121

Fax: (541)506-6122

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