Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) completed a “kitchen accelerator feasibility study” for the
Corporation for Findlay Market in Cincinnati. A kitchen accelerator (or incubator) is a shared-use
commercial kitchen facility where culinary entrepreneurs can rent licensed kitchen space and
receive business assistance services. Cincinnati currently lacks this type of shared-use kitchen
The project was headed by ESI Senior Advisor, Gregory Heller, who specializes in food
economy projects, and has worked on other kitchen incubators. ESI has carried-out substantial
national research relating to the operations of kitchen incubators/accelerators.