Our 1,200 sq. ft. catering kitchen is located on the lower level of the Retreat House and is available to licensed and insured caterers approved by our office for meal preparation for events and cooking classes. Use of the kitchen and equipment is offered at no additional cost.
The preparation area of the kitchen includes:
(1)8 burner gas stove with double convection ovens
(1)36″ propane charbroiler/grille
(1) Exhaust hood & Ansel system
(2) Standard fire extinguishers (located near exit & near prep area)
(1)Type K extinguisher near stove & charbroiler/grille
(1)Kitchen dedicated 8′ x 10′ walk-in cooler with storage shelves
(1)Rolling ice bin with granite cutting board
(1)Proofer/Warmer (electric, full size 120 volt; holds sheet pans)
(1) Upright refrigerator
(2) Electric steam tables
(8)Stainless steel work tables
(2)Pre-lined 20-gallon trash cans
(1) Food prep sink
(2) Speed racks for sheet pans
(1)500lb. Ice machine (This unit cannot provide sufficient ice quantity for the demands of an event, but is available to the caterer as a backup supply)
(100)Place settings in the butlers’ pantry of dinnerware, silverware, glassware and napkins
The washroom area includes:
(1)3 well pot sink
Note: French’s Point does not offer towels or small wares of any kind. Please bring or rent all implements required for service.
Catering Kitchen Regulations
For your safety, if you choose to host an event, guests are not permitted in the commercial kitchen. Fryolators are not permitted for use inside at any time. Before the end of the rental term, the kitchen must be returned to its original condition, cleaned before departure and trash & recycling removed to the dumpster area on the west side of the property.