Your culinary business begins at REI Oklahoma where we are passionate about helping your food business grow and succeed. One of the biggest obstacles is the high cost of setting up a commercial kitchen. REI Oklahoma helps jumpstart food businesses by providing 24/7 flexible kitchen space, equipment, and tools to food professionals such as caterers, bakers, personal chefs, farmers market vendors, meal prep businesses, small-scale food manufacturers/packagers, and food truck vendors at flexible prices.
The commercial kitchen at REI Oklahoma strives to foster entrepreneurship, good food, and community by providing a supportive environment for new and growing food businesses. Our commercial kitchen is outfitted with professional grade equipment perfect for a café or catering business. As a permanent tenant you’ll have access to dry storage, cold storage, and you will be able to receive mail and deliveries at our location.
Located at 2912 Enterprise Drive in Durant, ½ mile north of Choctaw Casino, the potential customer base for the area is very large and still growing. Clients have access to business counseling, small business workshops, technical assistance, access to capital, and networking opportunities, as well as publicity from REI Oklahoma to promote their new business.
The commercial kitchen has worked well for catering businesses, lunch cafes, a processor of hot cocoa mix, baking companies and those producing salsa and other specialties. The kitchen has ample space for both processing and packaging.
Equipment includes: walk-in cooler/freezer, double convection oven, tilting kettle, 60 inch range, food processor, slicer, peeler, grinder, mixer, hot holding oven, griddle, titling brazing pan, deep fryer, ice machine, work tables and much more.
Facility features: office space and meeting rooms, seating for small café (15-20 people), tasting room, dry storage, washer/dryer room and adequate parking.
Since 1988, a multitude of businesses have occupied REI Oklahoma-managed facilities, many of which are still operating and generating revenue in Oklahoma. REI Oklahoma provides business assistance to reduce the risk of failure and help develop businesses into wealth generating and job creating entities. We would love to talk about how we can help you achieve your business dream!