Coho Sunshine Coast
Coho Sunshine Coast, located in the historic Lower Gibsons building formerly known as The Trading Post, is an air-conditioned, Class 1 commissary kitchen designed to accommodate a variety of food producers. With its modern facilities and community-oriented approach, Coho Sunshine Coast honors the region's culinary heritage while fostering innovation and growth for local food businesses.
Whether you're looking for a brief culinary project or seeking to expand your business, Coho Sunshine Coast is ready to assist you with our flexible and accommodating solutions.
Flexible Membership Tiers
Choose a membership that’s right for you. From a shared workstation to a dedicated private kitchen, we have membership options to fit your current business needs while offering you the flexibility to grow as your business grows. All our members enjoy our 24/7 access to our ready-to-use facilities, communal equipment, online booking systems, group discounts, and more.
*Food truck, parking, and kitchen access not included.
Short Term Options
Additionally, Coho Sunshine Coast offers short-term memberships and flexible packages tailored for catering companies, farmer's market sellers, and culinary enthusiasts in need of temporary kitchen space. Working in our shared kitchens allows business owners to access brand-new facilities and equipment while connecting with a like-minded community of food entrepreneurs. Whether your are looking for an hourly kitchen or a daily kitchen rental, anything is possible at Coho.
Rent a dedicated kitchen space - as you need it, when you need it! Our short term memberships are ideal for caterers or businesses interested in single-day or seasonal rentals.
Kitchen Features and Included Services
The following services and amenities are included for all of our members at Coho Sunshine Coast.
24 Hour Access
20qt Planetary Mixer
30 qt Planetary Mixer
8 Burner Range
* Core equipment is shared with all members.
** Cooler and Freezer storage are an additional cost.
292 Gower Point Rd. Gibsons, Sunshine Coast
001 Langdale Ferry - Sechelt Local (120 m)
090 Langdale Ferry - Sechelt Express (120 m)
Langdale Ferry Terminal (4.7 km)
Event Space for Rent in the Sunshine Coast
As part of Coho Sunshine Coast, we offer event space for rent. Sunshine Kitchen is a 400sq foot VCH approved room equipped with stainless steel tables and small wares that can be rented per hour to host events. The kitchen is ideal for pop-ups, workshops, demos & dines, filming, art shows, and more!
The Sunshine Kitchen is large enough to host up to 20 guests. The newly equipped space comes with shareable small wares to allow for for hands-on community cooking classes. Interested in renting it? You don't have to be a member! (Although Coho members get a 25% discount on Sunshine Kitchen rental rates).
"We've operated Jamjar's kitchen in multiple locations over the past decade. Coho has been a breath of fresh air in the coworking space community. The facility is well equipped and very well maintained. However, the real value comes from the way the business is operated. There's a genuine drive from Andrea to truly make the space a successful hub for all involved and not simply act as a landlord. We're stoked to be part of the community."
Fadi Eid - Jamjar Canteen
Here to Help
Our kitchens are all managed by an on-site Commissary Manager, who will guide you through your business journey. They will be your taste tester, your cheerleader and your designated resource for how to operate your business successfully within our community. Leave the facility and appliance maintenance to us, and focus on the core of your business and what matters to your customers.