Great ideas start in the Kitchen
Creative solutions to support food processors and food service providers through research and development, technical services and training. The Prairie Research Kitchen brings together a unique blend of food science and culinary arts to develop solutions for our clients.
The Research Kitchen provides a collaborative space to put the creativity and skills of Red River College’s culinary instructors and students to work developing new food products or services to the market. At Prairie Research Kitchen, you’ll find cost-effective solutions and College-related funding opportunities to foster innovation.
Feeding a hunger for food innovation
We’re an ideal and accessible partner, especially for small and medium-sized enterprises who need help with:
Research and Development
Our experts can help with rapid prototyping, ingredient applications and consumer research trials.
Technical and Business Services
From recipe development to food photography to funding resources, we can help bring your ideas to life.
Partnering with the Prairie Research Kitchen provides you with access to Red River College’s facilities and technology.
Blended expertise for a perfect recipe
Prairie Research Kitchen’s approach to applied research and prototype development is unique because it adds culinary skills to the process.
Chefs and culinary students use their expertise in creating great tasting food to research.
Business and Marketing
Consumer testing and market trends and knowledge help shape new product ideas and outcomes.
Imagine having 20 researchers working on your project instead of four. That’s what it’s like when you work with us.
Bringing more resources to the community
The Prairie Research Kitchen is a modern research facility on the 11th floor of the Paterson GlobalFoods Institute. We serve Western Canada’s vibrant food production industries by building on our province’s strengths in food research, development and innovation.
Working with us gives you unparalleled access to Red River College’s cutting-edge facilities and technology.