Test Kitchen

Our Test Kitchen provides onsite equipment rental for entrepreneurs working on food and beverage product formulation. Commercial, non-traditional, and testing equipment is available. Our clients receive foundational training support before conducting their own research and development. Ingredients and finished products that are used or produced in the Test Kitchen are not intended to be sold for consumption. Visit the Test Kitchen at A-B Tech to learn more.

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Test Kitchen Asheville, NC
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1463 Sand Hill Road
Tech Commercialization Center (TCC) Room 226
Candler, NC 28715
Training Solutions
Artisanal Probiotic Cultures

Would you like to learn how to grow cultures that will aid digestion, preserve foods, and add… more

Barbecue Blasphemy

What is 'real' BBQ?  Are the techniques used by notable pitmasters a mystery to you? … more

Beer Tasting and Evaluation

With as many options on the beer aisle as today, it can be intimidating and confusing.  It'… more

Canning Basics

Canning is the perfect way to preserve the flavor of your favorite foods at their freshest so… more

Creating Wild Probiotics

Wild microbes live in the environment all around us, and ancient humans believed they were a… more

Elements of Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) for the Food, Beverage, and Natural Products Industries

Learn to grow probiotic cultures that will aid digestion, preserve foods, and add flavor and… more

Growing Koji: The Magic Inside Soy Sauce and Tempeh

Koji is a type of mold often used in Japanese cuisine. It is responsible for miso, tempeh, soy… more

Kyaraben or Character bento

Kyaraben or character bento, is a style of bento that incorporates dishes that are designed and… more

Methods of Home Mushroom Cultivation

Learn about the mushroom life cycle and varieties of mushrooms that are easiest to grow at home… more

Molecular Cocktails

Entertain your party guests with molecular cocktails that foam, spew dragon’s breath, freeze in… more

Sake Brewing

This course is a fun and unique opportunity to learn how to brew sake. There are only 14 sake… more

Sensory Evaluation of Fermented Food and Beverages of the World

Learn the skills to become a taste tester and enjoy exotic fermented food and beverages from… more

Testing Moisture Content, pH, and Water Activity in Food

Develop your analytical skills by performing pH, acidity, water activity, and moisture content… more

The Art of Making Fruit Wine

Traditional wine is Fabulous, but have you ever wondered what it would be like to create wine… more