[Noisebridge-discuss] Kitchen Plans

Torrie Fischer tdfischer at hackerbots.net
Wed Jul 30 07:36:44 UTC 2014


Earlier today I was thinking about the kitchen conundrum a bit and postulated 
that the buildup of dishes is correlated with an unreliable presence of 
cleaning tools and supplies.

Does anyone else think this is a reasonable hypothesis and ideas on how to 
test/solve in the future?

On Tuesday, July 29, 2014 23:36:55 Andy Isaacson wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 11:18:41PM -0700, Jean-Jacques Zenger wrote:
> > The
> > problem with it is that we are subject to health department
> > regulations,  inspections, and need a permit. That's all do-able, but
> > many members don't like the outside interference that comes with it.
> > People tell me that they don't want a big kitchen because they don't
> > need it.
> 
> Agreed, I think that getting into compliance as a large kitchen would be
> a ton of work to support a function that is at odds with the point and
> the spirit of Noisebridge.
> 
> I want a place to make an occasional coffee and maybe reheat some
> leftovers, wash my coffee mug, and fill my water bottle with delicious
> Hetch Hetchy water.  More than that I don't see the point.
> 
> > I plan to go to Building Resouce, the City recycling center for all
> > kinds of building features, on Wednesday. Their inventory is all
> > donated home and business items that are not wanted after a remodel.
> > Their prices are low to encourage re-use of the items, and keep the
> > building materials and fixtures out of the dump. What I will be
> > looking for is a "single bowl" kitchen sink, with a cabinet below. It
> > will be either a standard one, or I would like to find something
> > unique and fun, reflecting Noisebridge.
> 
> Standard seems reasonable (and I like double bowl kitchen sinks, but
> whatever).  If I were dictator I'd love to see a custom countertop cast
> out of concrete or fabbed out of steel or made of epoxied lumber, but
> I'm not going to do that work so I don't get to make demands. :)
> 
> > Beyond this equipment, I currently have no other plans for the
> > kitchen. I want to let do-ocracy and members decide what else they
> > want for our break room.
> > 
> > Jean-Jacques
> > Kitchen Team Leader
> 
> Thanks for doing all of this work.
> 
> -andy
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