Meet Mobile Alabama's Commissary Kitchen

Empowering Culinary Dreams in the Gulf Coast

The MissionTo provide accessible commissary kitchen spaces, industrial quality equipment, storage solutions, and business support, fostering growth for underserved food entrepreneurs while also nurturing individuals’ passion for delving into and celebrating Mobile County's vibrant international culinary heritage.

Our VisionTo offer an inclusive shared commissary kitchen and multi-purpose space and create a nurturing environment for small food businesses to flourish and showcase their unique flavors to the community.

The recipe for success

  1. A generous cup of Professional Facilities
  2. An ample portion of Support Services
  3. Two tablespoons of Educational Programs
  4. A dash of Cultural Enrichment
  5. A sprinkle of Community Empowerment
  1. Stir in educational programs

    Blend classes in business fundamentals & food safety until knowledge is well-incorporated.

  2. Layer with professional facilities

    Spread between the cooking stations, prep areas, storage, and conference rooms for the perfect blend of functionality and inspiration.

  3. Place on a foundation of Business Incubation

    Add a professional workspace and expert guidance to help culinary ideas thrive.

  4. Garnish with opportunity

    Community events add the perfect finishing touch to this recipe for success.

Serving Suggestion

Serve this empowering mixture in a community setting, garnished with collaboration, innovation, and a dash of culinary passion. Best enjoyed with entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to impact the food industry.

Chef's Note

Each batch is unique, reflecting the dreams and hard work of our food entrepreneurs. We aim to nourish souls and build a more diverse and prosperous culinary world.

Yield: 1 Community Kitchen

A project of HABAGC
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Your contribution can empower an aspiring entrepreneur, support training a new workforce, or help maintain our state-of-the-art facilities. Learn how you can connect your organization to our rich community.

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Together, we can create a more prosperous and culturally rich culinary community in the Gulf Coast region.

Thanks to our sponsors

Our heartfelt gratitude goes out to our sponsors, whose unwavering support has been instrumental in turning our long-cherished dream of establishing a shared community kitchen into reality. Their generous contributions are not merely financial; they are investments in the fabric of our community, enriching the lives of numerous local food entrepreneurs.

Their gracious investment extends beyond the present, weaving into the cultural and economic tapestry of our community, shaping a vibrant and inclusive future for all.

Mobile County, 1. Main Sponsor of the Continental Kitchen
Spire, 1. Main Sponsor of the Continental Kitchen
Mobile County, 2. Secondary Sponsor of the Continental Kitchen

Community Partners

Our community partners are local businesses and organizations that support our mission and share our values. We are grateful for their collaboration and look forward to building a stronger, more inclusive community together.

Harper Technologies, 3. Partners Sponsor of the Continental Kitchen
AVO Dynamics, 3. Partners Sponsor of the Continental Kitchen

Staff & Board Members
Meet the Team

Our team is a dynamic blend of experienced chefs, business mentors, and passionate educators, all united by a common goal: to uplift and empower culinary talents. We boast a diverse and inclusive team, reflective of the community we serve.

Leida Javier-Ferrell

Founder & Current Project Manager

Leida Javier-Ferrell, P.H.D.

Continental Crew

We’re a dynamic group of individuals who are passionate about what we do and dedicated to delivering the best results for our clients.

  • Nailim Sanchez, undefined at the Continental Kitchen

    Nailim Sanchez

    Operations Manager

    "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters."
    - Colossians 3:23

    "Y todo lo que hagáis, hacedlo de corazón, como para el Señor y no para los hombres."
    - Colosenses. 3:23

A non-profit organization that provides shared kitchen spaces, training, and a hub for food entrepreneurs.


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