Opening a commercial kitchen is no small challenge, but now that Fixins Kitchen is open at 135 11th St., local cooking instructors, caterers and food wholesalers don’t have to go through the brain damage.
Sandi Nelson’s and Heather Philmon’s bright and roomy kitchen in a historic building across Soda Creek from Creekside Cafe is available to rent for $15 an hour.
Fixins Kitchen is home to the wholesale cider mulling spices business Nelson and Philmon brought with them to Steamboat from Katy, Texas.
“We operated our business in Katy (outside Houston) for 20 years, and we have accounts with 700 stores nationwide,” Philmon said. “We came to Steamboat to ski, hang out and read books. But we sold more than 5,000 (units) last winter just at Artisans…