PORT KITCHENS, LLC (PK) is a coworking commercial kitchen space located along side one of downtown Oakland’s hidden gems, the Kaiser Center Rooftop Garden, a 3.5 acre garden park featuring a reflecting pond with fountains, a wooden bridge, expansive lawns, mature trees and ample seating and hardscape for community events. Port Kitchens is more than just a kitchen, it’s a community with monthly events and opportunities, space for meetings and a venue that is available to host events large and small or your next big culinary experience.
KITCHEN Our kitchen is designed to help food businesses looking to expand their production and take their business to the next level with 2,500 sqft of commercial production space and is open to food entrepreneurs of Oakland and the greater Bay Area. We offer an array of equipment and space for artisans and food crafters to produce, store and collaborate in a shared environment. The kitchen boasts 15 large worktables, 2 Walk-In Refrigerators, 1 Walk-In Freezer, 2 Pantry Rooms and a Large Ground Floor Storage Cage. Our facility also has a two-bay loading dock available 24/7 for our member’s convenience to load and unload as well as an attached parking garage that is open from 6am-Midnight M-F.
VENUE Our venue surrounds the kitchen with 12,500 sqft of newly renovated event space that can support up to 768 guests. The interior offers 4,500 sqft of premier dining looking onto the Roof Garden as well as a Vintage Bar and Lounge. The terrace offers 8,000 sqft of outdoor space overlooking beautiful Lake Merritt. Our rooftop terrace comes with outdoor Dining Tables, Lounge Seating, Tiki Bar, Gas BBQ Grill & Bar and Planter Boxes for our artisans to grow their own food. Our kitchen members also have convenient access to use the venue for client tastings either inside at our private booths or outside at our Bar & Grill Area. Our venue is your venue.
COWORKING COMMUNITY Kitchen members also have access to the greater coworking community of The Port Workspaces (The Port). Each membership comes with 4 Days of Coworking per month and provides a place to get your office work done via luxurious café spaces, private offices, and conference rooms. The Port also provides the added amenities of high-speed internet, printing, copiers and free coffee, tea beer and Kombucha on tap!