Commercial Kitchen Rental Agreement (2)

This is an agreement for rental of space in a commercial kitchen.

Commercial Kitchen Rental Agreement

This Agreement is for the Rental of Space in the The Commercial Kitchen
located at 1704 Whetstone Way Baltimore, Md 21230 dated this ______day

___________________________, _____________, _________________
(The “Customer”)

Of the First Part

The Urban Oyster LLC.
(The “Owner”)

Of the Second Part


A. The Owner is of the opinion that the Customer has the necessary qualifications,
licenses, Food Handlers cards, and abilities to provide documentation to the Owner.
Liability Insurance is required by all parties working in the kitchen,and (Landlord)
established before use of kitchen.

B. The Customer is agreeable to providing such documentation to the Owner on the terms
and conditions of this Agreement. In Consideration of: the matters described above and
of the mutual benefits and obligations set forth in this Agreement, the receipt and
sufficiency of which consideration is hereby acknowledged, the parties to this Agreement
agree as follows:

Services Provided

The Owner hereby agrees to rent said Kitchen to the Customer for an hourly rate of_$45____, which
includes set up and clean up time. The Customer must keep all areas clean, check stock for
current dates & rotate. No expired dates allowed on said premises. No Smoking, drugs or
Alcohol is allowed on premises.

Term of Agreement
The term of this Agreement will begin on the date of this Agreement and will
continue until termination date, as provided in this Agreement.

In the event that either party wishes to terminate this Agreement, that party will
be required to provide a notice period of 1 month.

Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, the obligations of the Customer will
terminate upon termination of this Agreement by the Customer or Owner.

The parties agree to do everything necessary to ensure that the terms of this Agreement
take effect.

For the services rendered by the Owner as required by this Agreement, the Customer will
pay to the Owner compensation as outlined in the Kitchen Rental Rates.
A refundable security deposit of $250.00 is required prior to rental of kitchen, while this
agreement is in force.
The Owner is entitled to deduct from the Customers Deposit any applicable deductions
for non-payment or damage to equipment. Charges for cleaning may include $25.00 for each
used area in Kitchen not left clean at the end of said use. Including, but not limited to the
following: Reach-ins, Range, Convection Oven, Dish Washer, Stainless Steel Tables, fryers, griddle, grill
Surrounding Floors, Storage areas, & Bathrooms. Customer is responsible for loss or damage to
said property, equipment, and supplies.

Once you have booked kitchen time you are responsible for paying for those hours and
no refund will be given for unused hours. While we understand that things come up, we have
committed those kitchen hours to you and expect follow through on your financial commitment
with the Kitchen.

Confidentiality will end with this Agreement.

Ownership of Materials

Customer does not reserve the rights or usage of any other area beyond the kitchen. Customer shall not utilize any material such as consumable items (spices, sauces, food of any sort, paper goods, trash bags, paper cups, portion cups,) belonging to ownership. The Customer is responsible for providing their own cooking supplies, cookware, utensils, storage racks, & cleaning materials, spices, materials, etc.... If deep fryers are used a replacement of at least 70lbs of oil should be provided no more than once per week. Customer is only allowed to use commercial appliances, sinks, mops, brooms, electricity in kitchen and bathroom only, in said space , except as provided by the Owner.

The Owner is not responsible for damage to said materials while the Customer is
Renting space in said Kitchen. The Owner is also not responsible for injury to said parties while
Renting said Kitchen or any other party. Customer also agrees that there will be no other unauthorized guest or employees without consent of owner.

Return of Property
Upon the expiry or termination of this Agreement, the Owner will return to Customer
any property, documentation, records, or confidential information which is the property of the

The Customer will not voluntarily or by operation of law assign or otherwise
transfer its obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of
the Owner.

Capacity/Independent Contractor
It is expressly agreed that the Customer is acting as an independent contractor and
not as an employee in providing the Services under this Agreement. The Customer
and the Owner acknowledge that this Agreement does not create a partnership
or joint venture between them, and is exclusively a contract for service.

Modification of Agreement
Any amendment of modification of this Agreement or additional obligation
assumed by either party in connection with this Agreement will only be binding if
evidenced in writing signed by each party or an authorized representative of each

All notices, requests, demands or other communications required or permitted by
the terms of this Agreement will be given in writing and delivered to the parties of
this Agreement as follows:
a. ___________________
___________________, __________________________,
________________, ____________________

b. The Urban Oyster, LLC

1704 Whetstone Way

Baltimore, MD21230

Phone Number: 410-948-5898

Cell Number 443-992-2046
Email: [email protected]

Or to such address as to which any Party may from time to time notify the

Costs and Legal Expenses
In the event that legal action is brought to enforce or interpret any term of this
Agreement, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover, in addition to any other damages or
award, all reasonable legal costs and fees associated with the action.
Time of the Essence
Time of this essence in this Agreement. No extension or variation of this Agreement will
operate as a waiver of this provision.

Entire Agreement
It is agreed that there is no representation, warranty, collateral agreement or
condition affecting this Agreement except as expressly provided in this Agreement.

Limitation of Liability
It is understood and agreed that the Owner will have no liability to the Customer

or any other party for loss or damage (whether direct, indirect, or consequential)
which may arise from the Rental of said Kitchen.
The Customer is liable for loss or damage to equipment, personnel and property
while under this agreement.

The Customer will indemnify and hold the Owner harmless from any claims
against the Owner by any other party, arising directly or indirectly out of the Rental of said

This Agreement will enure to the benefit of and be binding on the parties and their
respective heirs, executors, administrators, successors and permitted assigns.

Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, all monetary amounts referred to
in this Agreement are in United States dollars.

Headings are inserted for the convenience of the parties only and are not to be
considered when interpreting this Agreement.

Words in the singular mean and include the plural and vice versa. Words in the
masculine mean and include the feminine and vice versa.

Governing Law
It is the intention of the parties to this Agreement that this Agreement and the
performance under this Agreement, and all suits and special proceedings under this Agreement,
be construed in accordance with and governed, to the exclusion of the law of any other forum, by
the laws of the State of Oregon, without regard to the jurisdiction in which any action or special
proceeding may be instituted.
Dispute Resolution
In the event an dispute arises out of or in connection with this Agreement the
parties will attempt to resolve the dispute through friendly consultation.
If the dispute is not resolved within a reasonable period then any or all outstanding issues
may be submitted to mediation in accordance with any statutory rules of mediation. If mediation
is not successful in resolving the entire dispute or is unavailable, any outstanding issues will be
submitted to final and binding arbitration in accordance with the laws of the Sate of Oregon. The
arbitrator’s award will be final, and the judgment may be entered upon it by any court having
jurisdiction within the State of Oregon.

In the event that any of the provisions of this Agreement are held to be invalid or

unenforceable in whole or in part, all other provisions will nevertheless continue to be valid and
enforceable with the invalid or unenforceable parts severed from the remainder of this

The waiver by either party of a breach, default, delay or omission of any of the
provisions of this Agreement by the other party will not be construed as a waiver
of any subsequent breach of the same or other provisions.

In Witness Whereof the parties have duly executed this Kitchen Rental Agreement
_________ day of _____________, __________


Signed : ________________________________
Signed : ________________________________

The Urban Oyster, LLC

Signed : ________________________________
Signed : ________________________________

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