Ashley Colpaart is the founder and CEO of The Food Corridor, a virtual food hub that connects food entrepreneurs with commercial kitchen space. The Food Corridor is the first and only fully integrated software platform that manages scheduling, compliance, time tracking, billing, and client communication in the emerging shared-use kitchen industry. Additionally, The Food Corridor moderates the Network for Incubator and Commissary Kitchens, a community of kitchens that supports the food industry through sharing data, best practices, and technical resources to build and grow successful shared-use kitchen businesses. Their newest app, The Kitchen Door, provides the largest database of searchable commercial and shared-use kitchens in the country, giving rise to food entrepreneurs across the USA and Canada.
Ashley holds a Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Food Science and Food Safety from Colorado State University, an MS in Food Policy and Applied Nutrition from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, and is a Registered Dietitian. She has a unique system understanding of food and human health in social, economic, and environmental spheres.