John Grindley http://redriverradio.org en Cohab in Shreveport fires up its kitchen incubator http://redriverradio.org/post/cohab-shreveport-fires-its-kitchen-incubator <p>Louisiana’s first kitchen incubator for culinary entrepreneurs has opened in downtown Shreveport.</p><p>The rentable-by-the-hour commercial kitchen is located inside Cohab, the co-sharing office space under the Texas Street Bridge. Aspiring restaurateurs can rent the kitchen and be able to serve directly from Cohab’s lunch counter that mimics a restaurant set up, according to Cohab's executive director John Grindley.</p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 14:39:08 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 38882 at http://redriverradio.org Cohab in Shreveport fires up its kitchen incubator CoHabitat poised to relocate to Shreveport's Red River District http://redriverradio.org/post/cohabitat-poised-relocate-shreveports-red-river-district <p>A co-working nonprofit organization in downtown Shreveport has received a $50,000 grant to help it relocate and become a permanent option for small business owners who wish to work in a shared space. CoHabitat Foundation executive director John Grindley said his lease is up in March 2013. He’s working to close a deal with the city to move CoHab and its 50 member businesses into a defunct restaurant in the Red River District.</p><p>“We need to work somewhere downtown that doesn’t force us to raise our member rates,” Grindley said. “We’re looking for a permanent home now.”</p><p></p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 15:58:30 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 20368 at http://redriverradio.org CoHabitat poised to relocate to Shreveport's Red River District