The Kitchen

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The Hive is a shared commercial kitchen space available to rent 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The 1200 square foot facility has stations for cooking, baking, prep, storage and a storefront available to our customers.

Those interested in renting please read about our Insurance and Certification requirements and membership or hourly use rates.

Cooking Station 1

  • 4 gas burners
  • 36″ gas griddle
  • 1 conventional full size gas oven
  • Prep table
  • Food warming cabinet

Cooking Station 2

  • 4 gas burners
  • 1 conventional full size gas oven
  • Prep table
  • Food warming cabinet (if not in use, priority to Cooking Station 1)

Small Cooking Station 3/Small Baking Station

  • 2 gas burners
  • 1 conventional full size gas oven
  • Prep table
  • 1 rolling sheet pan rack
  • Sheet pans (Full size and Half Size)
  • Food warming cabinet (If not in use, priority goes to Cooking Station 1)

If no one is using cooking station 3, cookin station 1, 2 or baking station may use these appliances.

Baking Station

  • Double full size electric convection oven
  • Prep table
  • 20 Qt Hobart Mixer
  • 1 rolling sheet pan rack
  • Sheet pans (Full size and half size)

Shared Use for Cooking & Baking Stations

  • 3 compartment warewashing sink
  • 1 compartment prep sink
  • Microwave
  • Deli slicer
  • Food processor
  • Mop sink & janitorial supplies for cleaning

Available to rent at additional cost

  • Cambro insulated food transport containers ($20 + $100 FULLY REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT)
  • Monthly dry storage ($25/month per shelf)
  • Monthly refrigerator/freezer storage ($30/month per shelf)

Pop-Up Restaurant/Storefront (12 hours): $200/day (Weekly rate available)

  • Cooking or Baking Station (or combination of these, stations being used must be booked so others can see what equipment is still rentable that day)
  • Rental of front retail space to use as your own
  • Advertisement of the Hive Facebook page and website for one week prior to rental publicizing your pop-up business
  • Window poster with your company name/logo
If renting the pop-up store, the Hive will provide the space, but you will run the store. That includes staffing the storefront, taking your own orders and payments, and cleaning the space when you are finished.

$200 deposit for the pop-up store is fully refundable at the end of your time if everything is cleaned and in the same working condition as it was prior to rental.

Complete exclusive rental of kitchen and storefront (24 hours): $350/day (Weekly rate available)

  • Complete use of all kitchen equipment and appliances
  • Complete use of storefront


Anyone using the kitchen for catering, food truck, pop-up store, exclusive kitchen rental, or preparing food to be sold to the public MUST have a liability insurance policy. The Hive Creative Kitchen must be added as an additional covered while you are a subscriber.

You or someone you employ who is present in the kitchen with you at all times must be a certified food protection manager. Certification information can be found here.

The Hive Kitchen 815-922-7540
25520 Pheasant Lane Unit D Channahon IL 60410