Steps to Rent in our Kitchen

On-boarding to the kitchen can take up to 2 weeks

Already operating your business? Have your insurance certificate, food handlers card and a food service license? Apply now! Want to start a business? Inquire with us! 503.459.7725, apply below or email

  • $50 Activation Fee
  • One time REFUNDABLE $15 key deposit

Step One: Submit Your Kitchen Application

Step Two: Submit Documents to Us

Email all documents to

  • Insurance Certificate (See details below)**
  • One Food Handlers or Serve Safe Card
  • Food Service License with County or ODA*
  • Sign our contract
*NOTE: If applying simultaneously for your Food Service License AND the kitchen...
For county: Send us your form and we will sign it!
For ODA: Move forward with all of the steps with us, except the ODA license. You will apply for your ODA license while in our kitchen.

**Note on Insurance Certificate:

  • WE DO NOT ACCEPT EVENT CERTIFICATES – only full year coverage is accepted
  • Please have your agent send a pdf that covers the following information (cut and paste the following to your agent):

For our insurance, we need:

□       One page certificate naming all: Hacienda CDC, Portland Mercado LLC; Hacienda QALICB LLC

□       $1 million in liability

□       At least $300,000 per occurrence (covering damage to premises and bodily injury)

□       Mailing address is 7238 SE Foster Road, Portland, OR 97206 c/o Hannah Edlefsen

□       Description of operations is located at 7238 SE Foster Road, Portland, OR 97206