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100% of your donation goes to program operating costs which allow La Cocina to provide low income entrepreneurs with the following resources:

Subsidized commercial kitchen space

  • Program Participants pay an average of $13/hour for kitchen rental space. Commercial users pay an average of $35/hour for kitchen rental space

Industry-Specific Technical Assistance

  • A rich network more than 100 dedicated professionals provides free or subsidized technical assistance in marketing, operations, product, sales and finances for food businesses.


  • La Cocina offers workshops to its clients and the general public in various aspects of food business knowledge.

Access to Markets and Market Positioning

  • La Cocina connects vendors to market opportunities and co-branding for the mainstream market.

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Other WAys to Support

  • Buy a La Cocina Gift Basket
  • Shop at the La Cocina Kiosk at the Ferry Building for artisanal hand-crafted packages products
  • Shop at the La Cocina Ferry Building Farmer’s Market stand for locally produced foods
  • Visit and Dine at La Cocina's entrepreneurs' brick & mortar locations