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Kitchen Arts FAQ & Resources

Kitchen Arts FAQ & Resources2023-06-03T14:59:48-07:00


I’m a BARN member. How do I get fob access to the Kitchen Arts Studio?2024-02-23T17:31:21-08:00

Because the Kitchen Arts Studio must follow state food safety regulations to maintain its commercial kitchen permit, fob access is only granted on a case-by-case basis by the Kitchen Arts Studio Lead and BARN Event Coordinator.

Does the Kitchen Arts Studio have open studio hours?2024-02-23T17:32:09-08:00

Occasionally, the studio offers supervised “open house” events when members and non-members can use the kitchen for special projects.

How do I get involved in the Kitchen Arts Studio?2024-02-23T17:33:56-08:00
  • Take a class—that’s a great introduction!
  • Take the FREE Kitchen Orientation for prospective volunteers. You’ll learn how the kitchen works and receive an overview of the food and safety rules and regulations required to use the kitchen.
  • Become a volunteer kitchen assistant. Work directly with talented instructors and learn while supporting them during their classes.
  • Teach a cooking class.
How do I become a volunteer kitchen assistant or paid dishwasher?2024-02-23T17:36:58-08:00

Obtain a Washington Food Handlers permit. Then take the FREE Kitchen Orientation class, offered monthly, and fill out our volunteer application form.

How do I go about renting the Kitchen Arts Studio for a private event or food production project?2024-02-23T17:37:53-08:00

Contact the BARN Kitchen Lead with questions:

Is there a dress code for Kitchen Arts classes?2024-02-23T17:38:43-08:00

Closed-toe shoes must be worn in the kitchen.


  • Wolf stove with oven and salamander broiler
  • Moffat convection oven
  • Commercial dish-washing setup
  • 6′ x 8′ walk-in refrigerator
  • 22.6-cubic-foot reach-in freezer
  • Dry storage areas
  • Pans and small-wares are available for use, but do not provide for every need or specialization
Cup of soup and roll made in Brazilian cooking class at BARN


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