The Cook’s Nook is a culinary incubator with a full range of commercial kitchen equipment and business support.

cooks-nook-austin-kitchen-incubator-prepThe kitchens occupy a former Southeast Austin family home and warehouse in a lovely green space near the intersection of Airport, Hwy. 71 and Ben White Boulevard – just south of the river. It’s convenient to downtown from 5th and 7th Streets, with easy access from 183.

Two bus routes, 4 Montopolis and 350 Airport Blvd, stop within a half-mile of The Cook’s Nook, and bike racks are provided onsite.

Features Include :

Clean, professional facility – cleanliness leads to godliness! Members are required to keep the kitchens clean. In addition, our team also cleans, and we bring in deep cleaners on schedule.

Large Culinary Kitchen –  there are 8 stations, and each station has space for two to three team members, prep table, metro shelf. Each station is within reach of hot line, sinks, same-day refrigeration and dish.

Members’ Kitchen – with stations, refrigeration, enhanced lighting and decorated tastefully for member meetings, client tasting, and food testing

Walk-in refrigeration and freezer – for eligible members with large production

Dry storage and service goods storage – for eligible members with large production or caterers with service items

Delivery and receiving area – receive and dispense large product delivery for same day use to your station

Outdoor space for smoking and grilling – barbecue if you have to, or just hang out in the garden area

Day lockers – secure your valuables while in production

Wi-fi and secure 24/7 access – stay connected, feel safe. If you need to cook overnight, we get it and want to make sure you’re secure while doing it.

Co-working environment – know your fellow members, their business aims and goals. There are no strangers in The Cook’s Nook.

Professional Business Environment – open, professional kitchen for members, clients, and vendors – our members can run their businesses from The Cook’s Nook, show their product, host tastings and engage with potential clients, customers, and vendors

Business Incubation – peer and chef-led meetings and consulting to help your product, operations, and business stay on track

Ready to Get Started? Fill out a Cook’s Nook Application Form.