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( photo of our entrance before renovations )

( photo of our entrance before renovations )

You can make it at L.A. Prep.

As a member of the L.A. Prep community, you'll have a leg up in the competitive and sometimes confusing world of wholesale food production. When you move to L.A. Prep, you'll be surrounded by like-minded food producers, and supported by industry experts with the experience, expertise and contacts to help guide your success. And you'll be in a space that is specifically designed from the ground up with the singular goal of helping you succeed.  

L.A. Prep opened its state-of-the-art production center in April 2015, complete with all the following amenities:   

  • 50 pre-approved state of the art kitchen spaces
  • 3 loading docks
  • One block from the Metro Gold Line Lincoln/Cypress Station
  • On-site parking
  • Health & Safety Support
  • Health Department Intern on site
  • Logistics and dock receiving assistance-- staffed warehouse
  • Can hold gluten-free, organic and third-party certifications
  • Demonstration kitchen/test kitchen
  • Classroom space
  • Co-working space/conference rooms

Through Food Centricity, all tenants have access to a full array of on- and off-site business and production services including product ideation, development and testing, marketing, sales, distribution, finance/accounting, legal, purchasing and logistics, among others, to help each of the members take their products to market and accelerate their growth.

(photos courtesy of Terrance Williams, Wundr Studio )


L.A. Prep is in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood, just minutes from Downtown Los Angeles. Getting there is easy — it's one block from the Metro Gold Line’s Lincoln/Cypress Station. 

L.A. Prep will house 50 innovative food businesses, including L.A. Kitchen a non-profit enterprise that uses the power of food to foster volunteerism, civic and social engagement.