KITCHENTOWN Food Startup Incubator

Changes in our food culture are creating exciting opportunities for innovative food companies to bring a wave of new products and services to market. The emphasis is on health, nourishment, environmental sustainability, social responsibility, and culinary diversity. KITCHENTOWN offers founders of food startups production space, equipment, and the opportunity to interact with a community of like-minded peers, industry experts, and investors, to help scale their businesses.

When You’re Ready to Scale Up Production

KITCHENTOWN is a fully licensed food production facility in San Mateo, CA accommodating a wide variety of food and beverage product categories and services. From packaged goods, meal kits, and fresh food concepts, to plant based and functional foods, KITCHENTOWN offers the necessary infrastructure for scaling up food startups including: specialty prep areas, higher capacity production equipment, walk-in refrigeration, and warehousing. 

Providing Founders With Expert Know-How


Food businesses are not fast or easy to develop. Product development and commercialization, regulatory laws, distribution, supply chain and operations are often specialized and complicated and require planning. KITCHENTOWN’S network of industry experts help founders solve the challenges of scaling a successful food venture.


Working with the next generation of startups, promoting health, taste, and social responsibility

Whether VC backed, crowd-funded or boot strapped, KITCHENTOWN startups are innovating — delivering fresh foods in new ways, creating new food categories, and pioneering the use of unique ingredients.

Bakery Café

Pick up a loaf of the best hearth bread in SF bay from Pain Bakery. Have a good cup of coffee, and nosh on pastries, scones, cookies, or empanadas, all baked fresh at KITCHENTOWN. Dig into farmer's market inspired fare for breakfast or lunch with a new menu from No. 5 Kitchen. Fortify yourself with brunch service all weekend long. Meet with friends, shop for food from our makers and other local artisans while watching the activity of our busy kitchen space just beyond the glass wall. 



Sunday 8am-4pm

Monday 8am-4pm

Tuesday 8am–4pm

Wednesday 8am–4pm

Thursday 8am–8pm

Friday 8am–4pm

Saturday 8am–4pm