To Train Food Entrepreneurs


Join an exciting new venture: Train and inspire food entrepreneurs as they launch, and grow, their culinary businesses in our new commercial kitchen business incubator.

Conexión Américas seeks a talented, self-starter with commercial kitchen experience to develop the curriculum and training of food entrepreneurs at the new Casa Azafrán Community Center, a $5 million collaborative nonprofit on Nolensville Pike.

Read more to learn more about this exciting, new opportunity.

Position Description: Commercial Kitchen Manager

The community kitchen at Casa Azafrán in Nashville is an affordable, shared, commercial kitchen space. Our facility will provide a safe, affordable licensed commercial facility available to rent for entrepreneurs. The kitchen meets all codes and licensing requirements necessary to develop a wide variety of food products.


This is a permanent, full-time staff position that reports to the Economic Integration Director.

The Commercial Kitchen Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the 1,150 square-foot commercial kitchen at the Casa Azafrán Community Center.

The Manager ensures that the commercial kitchen meets its mission of assisting low-income food entrepreneurs in launching and managing successful businesses by providing: (1) a fully licensed and equipped commercial kitchen they can use for the development and ongoing preparation of their food products; and (2) professional food industry technical assistance designed to improve their business operations, market penetration, profit, economic scale and sustainability.

Please send cover letter, writing sample, resume, and references to: Martha Silva, Conexión Américas, 800 18th Ave South, Suite A, Nashville, TN 37203, email to:, or fax to 615-320-9845. No phone or in-person inquiries will be accepted.

Download the  Job Description PDF for details on duties, responsibilities and necessary professional qualifications.