OMAHA, Neb. — A new facility in the Omaha area will help cook up new food-related businesses.

The 2,500-square-foot Kitchen Council plans to open in early February. Its commercial kitchen and business development experts will help entrepreneurs launch food-related businesses.

The Kitchen Council’s director Holly Benson Muller says the facility in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is designed to make it easier for food businesses to get started.

The facility will work with entrepreneurs from around the region.