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Frequently asked questions about joining 
Coho Commissary shared kitchens.

  • How much does it cost to join Coho Commissary?
    Coho Commissary offers flexible 12-month membership packages. Whether you are an entrepreneur launching your food start-up or a restaurant group interested in expanding or centralizing operations we have membership tiers that fit all size businesses. Membership starts as low as $315/month and is based on station size and hours in the kitchen. For custom kitchen options, please contact us at
  • What equipment is included in the commissary kitchen?
    Each of our facilities offer a wide variety of commercial-grade equipment. You can learn more about the unique amenities offered at each of our locations here.
  • What happens if I decide I need more or less space / hours in the commissary?
    We do our best to accommodate increased and decreased storage and membership tiers with a minimum of one month written notice and subject to availability. However, we do not pause memberships.
  • What kinds of products can be produced at Coho Commissary?
    Each of our facilities caters to different food businesses. Across our three locations, we can support the production of almost any type of food or beverage product. Examples include baked goods, meat products, vegan products, gluten-free products, beverages, and more.
  • Can I produce cannabis infused products at Coho Commissary?
    No, due to the strict regulation of controlled substances by provincial and federal authorities, cannabis products cannot be produced in the same facilities as food produced for general consumption at this time.
  • What is involved in getting expedited public health approvals after I start working in Coho Commissary?
    The process differs from location to location but in each jurisdiction, we work closely with the health authorities to simplify and expedite the process of obtaining your regulatory approvals.
  • How long does it take to start producing?
    We work closely with you on all the onboarding steps required to legally operate and produce in our facilities. We typically see this process take about 4 weeks.
  • My products need special handling and certification, such as Organic, Kosher or Gluten Free.  Can I do that at Coho Commissary?"
    It depends on the certification you are seeking and which one of our facilities you are interested to operate in. We may be able to accommodate your needs but would have to learn more about your specific requirements. Please contact us directly to inquire further.
  • How can I be confident that Coho Commissary is a stable and reliable location for my business?
    We are in business specifically to give our members the best and the most stable production space we can. We have long-term leases which means we aren’t going anywhere any time soon. Furthermore, we are proud of our impeccable VCH health records and exceptionally positive member reviews.
  • How do I get started?
    Apply today and we will be in touch to schedule a tour and to chat about how we can work together!

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