This article will share and break down the 5 important things you need to know about shared kitchens.
1. These cook-together spaces are reserved for up to 8 people at a time. There is no sharing of pots and pans. So, if you’re putting together a group of friends and family for a special meal, it’s best to go for shared & private commissary kitchens for rent in Austin.
2. The host may ask you to provide the meal or snacks when you reserve the space. This maintains the illusion that there’s some sort of “private chef experience” going on here. But in real life, it means your host can enter any time they want your shared kitchen area between 8 am and 1 am to fetch snacks, drinks, or whatever else they want from your fridge/cupboards – even if you’re not there.
3. You may be asked to supply the utensils, plates, and cutlery set up for you. This is because the host wants to be sure that their guests are using a set of decent quality pots, pans, and dishes (to avoid having to do any dishwashing). But it also means your host can freely use your dinnerware in their own home as they choose.
4. You will have no idea who else has reserved the space prior to your arrival or what other parties may have booked the same day. Not only does this reduce the likelihood of bumping into friends and family, but it also adds an element of privacy to the experience – i.e., nobody knows you're there unless you want them to.
5. You can borrow the common areas of your host's home at any time (or, in the case of a house party, the whole house). This is especially useful if you are crashing with someone else or for extended periods of time and would like to use a kitchen or bathroom – many hosts will allow guests to cook in their kitchens and use their bathrooms as well.6