I feel fortunate to work at a company
— Good Eggs
, a farmers’ market-meets-online
grocery — where breaking for lunch isn’t just another startup perk — it’s a
daily ritual that’s built into the fabric of our company culture. Every day, we
prepare and cook a family-style meal from scratch (for a team of 100+ employees) made with ingredients from our community of local farmers and food producers —
to showcase our producers and their product.
Cooking for a large group certainly
has its challenges, especially in our kitchen, which is barely 150 square feet.
We’re also a lean team, with just three of us to prep and cook six to seven high-end
that require multiple steps and ingredients, in just four hours. All of this
means that we have to be savvy with our space, ensuring that it’s set up for
You may not be cooking for a large
crowd, but if you’re cooking in a small kitchen, you’ll probably also find
space savers welcome. From our kitchen to yours, click on for five hacks to give your space an organizational boost.
Illustrated by Mallory Heyer