Apply to EatsPlace
How do you start a food business in Washington DC? Negotiate a triple net commercial lease (rent and real estate taxes, building insurance, and maintenance), go through building and health inspections, make sure the certificate of occupancy and licensing are in place, hook up utilities, set up contracts with trash and recycling, cleaners and pest control, and so on…
How do you start a food business at EatsPlace? Focus on the food. We provide dining and kitchen space on bustling Georgia Avenue a block away from the Petworth Metro, and do all of the facilities management.
EatsPlace’s mission is to be an evolving food incubator and pop-uppery that lives, breathes, and changes according to what’s in season, what chefs are dreaming up and what neighbors crave. Please use this form if you’re interested in being a chef-in-residence and popping up your restaurant at EatsPlace or you’re a food producer and would like to use our commercial kitchen. We take applications on a rolling basis. While we review everything we receive, we cannot guarantee acceptance of any particular application. Thanks for applying!