Kitchen 66 Impact

The Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation is committed to “doing what we say we will do,” and one way we stay focused on our organizational mission is to measure the impact of our efforts.

Data highlights from the 2016-2018 impact report include:

  • Since launching in January 2016, Kitchen 66 Launch Program graduate companies have had a total economic impact of $1,391,210.00 in Tulsa county.

  • In 2018 alone, Kitchen 66 Launch Program graduate companies have contributed a total economic impact of $913,765.00.

  • Kitchen 66 Launch Program graduate companies generate $1.60 for every $1.00 invested in the region, and 1.28 full-time jobs for every 1 job directly created by the company.

  • Kitchen 66 operates the Kitchen 66 General Store and Kitchen 66 Takeover Cafe at Mother Road Market, two sales platforms for food entrepreneurs which have generated a gross sales revenue of $163,676.00 since Mother Road Market opened on November 2, 2018.

  • In 2018, Kitchen 66 rented 3,584 hours of affordable commercial kitchen space to food entrepreneurs.


Data highlights from the beta year impact report include:

  • 50% of beta year entrepreneurs were female.

  • 47% of beta year entrepreneurs were people of color.

  • 16% of beta year entrepreneurs are at or below the poverty line.

  • Of the 60 beta year entrepreneurs, 37% represented food service, 47% were packaged products, and 16% were mobile operations (food trucks).

  • From January 2016 to July 2017, Kitchen 66 added $164,160 in goods and services to the Tulsa area economy.