social kitchen Rental Program

The Social Kitchen rental program allows ArtHouse facilities to be reserved for one-time use or regularly rented for daily production runs. Individuals pay an hourly fee at a fraction of the cost of renovating/converting a home kitchen or paying for access at other commercial kitchens in the region. These rates are subject to change.


Rates are per hour. 2-hour minimum. Rates are subject to change. If support is needed to make an online reservation, please call ArtHouse for assistance at: 219.979.8156.

For ArtHouse space rental rates, please contact the ArtHouse at

Kitchen Hourly Rental Fee $30.00/hr (2-hour minimum)
Non-Refundable Application Fee $200.00
Refrigeration Shelf Storage Fee $25.00 per month per shelf
Refundable Key Deposit $20.00
Security Cage Fee $50.00 per shelf per month


Hourly rental costs include:

  • Personal locker space
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cleaning supplies and equipment
  • Towel service

Other amenities

  • Dry storage, walk-in cooler, and freezer spaces are available for a monthly rental fee of $50
  • Common warewashing area in the center of the facility, with smaller hand and/or prep sinks
  • Free off-street parking, including docking lots for food trucks
  • Conveniently located next to I-65, I-90 and Gary Center South Shore train stop

Kitchen Equipment

  • Double full-sized convection oven
  • 2 Gas ranges with 4 burners and oven
  • Gas range with 6 burners and oven
  • 2 Charbroiler grills
  • 2 Thirty-gallon braising pans
  • 50lb Deep Fryer
  • 40 qt. Hobart mixer
  • 20 qt. Avantco mixer
  • 3 Heated banquet cabinets
  • Reach in refrigerator
  • Commercial microwave
  • Coffee maker
  • Demonstration kitchen
  • Rolling storage racks
  • Miscellaneous small appliances
  • Ample work and counter space


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