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The Hood Kitchen article in the Orange County Register Business Section


The Hood Kitchen Cooks up Food Business in Orange CountyThe Hood Kitchen Cooks up Food Business in Orange County

July 7, 2014
Christy Frazier & Shelby Coffman are the two personal chefs turned entrepreneurs behind The Hood Kitchen Space & Market. Their Health Department-certified commercial kitchen in Costa Mesa, California offers culinary professionals and entrepreneurs a reliable space on a 24x7 basis.
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Test Kitchen Space in Orange County

June 13, 2013
The Hood Kitchen Space, a provider of high quality commercial kitchen space, available for rent 24x7, is not only home to food start up companies and caterers, it’s also home away from home for Executive Chefs in need of a test kitchen or additional kitchen space.

Area chefs get kneaded kitchen space

The Daily Pilot
May 3, 2013
The owners of a small but growing catering business packed their truck full of Costco produce and headed toward a commercial kitchen space rental in Laguna Beach.

OC Foodies Building their Dream Business at The Hood Kitchen Space

April 3, 2013
Costa Mesa, CA – Orange County is quickly becoming known as a food destination where visitors and locals are keeping an eye out for the next great food product or chef. Having been Orange County personal chefs, caterers and cooking instructors for the past 10 years, Christie Frazier and Shelby Coffman understand what it takes to start a food business. Their biggest challenge was finding reliable, clean, high quality commercial kitchen space to rent for food prep or to conduct cooking classes.

Community & Clubs: Celebrating philanthropy, Italian style

The Daily Pilot
February 13, 2013
Cindy Dole and Marena Padden, grade-level advisors of the Newport Chapter of the National Charity League, hosted an event this week at the newly opened Hood Kitchen Space in Costa Mesa.

Shelby Coffman and Christie Frazier Co-Owners of the Hood Kitchen Space

Coast Magazine
January, 2013 - Page 36
Shelby Coffman and Christie Frazier of Newport Beach started working together when they opened the Tapenade cooking school in 2004. Clients began asking them to cater parties - but finding a reliable commercial kitchen that would rent by the hour proved nearly impossible.