New kitchen opens for up and coming food businesses

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mi. (WPBN/WGTU)--The Traverse City area has become a place known for great food, but starting a small food business can be difficult-- that's where Center City Kitchen comes in.

It's a new commercial kitchen space that provides adjoining offices and professional advice to help new food businesses get off the ground.

The Kitchen opened last week and 7&4's Toi Creel was live there Tuesday to talk with the owner and businesses who use the space.

Dan and Mary from Seafoam Candy Company use Center City Kitchen to cook, weigh, and produce their seafoam wafer candy.

Alex and Allison at Seafood Driven use the space to put together soups and meals for their food truck.

The kitchen cost $400 to rent per month which covers lights, water, electricity, janitorial staff, and more.

Owner Ryan says he want it to feel like a community space where businesses can feel welcome and at home.

They also open up the space for one day rental.

To find out more about Center City Kitchen you can visit their website at centercity or connect with them on Facebook.

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