Commercial Test Kitchen - Idea Center®
Located in the Northwest Suburbs of Indianapolis 20 minutes from Indianapolis International Airport.
6049 Lakeside Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN 46278
Successful Food Research
While a large portion of a successful food research project lies in having first-rate facility, experts recognize the importance of the “back of the house”. Our skilled staff at The Idea Center® provides proactive support and anticipates your needs to guarantee an efficient and smooth project.
Designed for research
The location of the commercial kitchen was designed for privacy and efficiency. The kitchen is accessed by a dedicated corridor for test product delivery to a focus group suite and a large central location testing room that seats up to 50 classroom style. There is ample storage space off the loading dock with double door entry into the test kitchen for large equipment.
960 square feet (36’ × 30’)
3 phase power, 450 amps
71” double door width
8’ × 8’ walk-in cooler and 8 ‘x 8’ freezer
21’ commercial hood with ventilation
Commercial quick recovery water heater
5 gas connections
3-well stainless steel sink with drain board, garbage disposal and grease well
90-second commercial dishwasher
5 stainless steel food preparation tables totaling 33’ (2-8’, 1-7’, 2-5’)
Dual monitors for closed circuit viewing from CLT or group room
Big Ten CLT Suite
39' x 34'
6 tables of 8
24' x 12'6"