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John T. Edge with The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South at Book People

We had the pleasure of catching John T. Edge, director of The Southern Foodways Alliance, at Book People in Austin, Texas last week! Presenting his latest work, The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South, Edge spoke regarding how Southerners impacted American cultural identity as well as how race relations changed food culture [...]

June 13th, 2017|News|

The Cook’s Nook in the Austin American Statesman

We couldn't be more proud of The Cook's Nook making headlines on the front page of the Austin American-Statesman! Cited from Addie Broyles of the Statesman as the city's first food incubator, Joi Chevalier's passion for business in the food industry and eagerness to provide entrepreneurial support was a niche that few had filled. A steady [...]

May 17th, 2017|Announcements, Cook's Nook Events, News|

Jordy’s Plantain Chips: Winner of Craig Nemec Elevator Challenge Awards

Designed to mimic the real world process of raising venture capital, The Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) offer valuable feedback to University of Texas graduate students about their new business ideas, many of who go on to launch their own business in the future. This year's sixth annual E. Craig Nemec Elevator Challenge awards [...]

May 9th, 2017|Announcements, News|

The Cook’s Nook is Now Open!

We can officially announce - The Cook's Nook is open! We’re so happy to have reached this significant milestone and to bring this new, purpose-built facility to food entrepreneurs and share with you what we've been working so diligently to come to fruition. Our building was blessed by Deacon Mike Aronson of St. Helena's Catholic [...]

April 30th, 2017|Announcements, Cook's Nook Events, News|

May 1st: Small Business Festival at The Cook’s Nook

  Championed as a week-long event, Small Business Festival in Austin is almost upon us! Supporting individuals and helping them make business ownership a reality, Small Business Festival showcases those that started small and grew big and aids in inspiring other future business owners to do the same. Even though getting your food and beverage [...]

April 27th, 2017|Cook's Nook Events, News|

Opening Announcement Coming Soon!

So excited to say we're nearing on all our inspections for The Cook's Nook reaching completion and are on our way to a grand opening! After some humps and hurdles with city processes that slowed us down, we had the Small Business Development Office on our side to aid us in the last phase. Starting [...]

April 5th, 2017|Announcements, Member Events, News|

Invitation to Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition

Get ready to revitalize your entrepreneurial spirit in May! Texas Venture Labs Investment Competition (TVLIC) aims to help raise venture capital in a real-world setting, helping University of Texas graduate students gain unique, valuable knowledge and feedback from local entrepreneurs and investors for a chance to win $25,000 in cash and prizes. In the past [...]

March 29th, 2017|Announcements, News|

Sneaky Apron’s How-To For Delicious Homemade and Healthy Waffles

Struggling to find something sweet and healthy for breakfast time? We've got you covered! Hema Reddy of Sneaky Apron prides in concocting delicious and nutritious recipes -- the steps to whip up a batch of multigrain waffles with tasty notes of cinnamon and vanilla in them from scratch is as easy as 1, 2, 3. [...]

March 21st, 2017|The Cook's Nook Cookbook|

Freda’s Kitchen’s Hands-On Cooking Classes

Michell Huber, owner and creator of Freda's Kitchen, brings to life the traditional ways of homemade cooking with friends and family. Huber works with local chefs who boast a wide range of recipes and stories to bring to the table. Freda's hands-on cooking classes take place all year round, allowing groups to get a taste [...]

March 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

A Taste of Black Austin’s Reception

Last week's A Taste of Black Austin's Reception was an overwhelming success! As a visionary sponsor for the Greater Austin Black Chamber of [...]

February 5th, 2017|Cook's Nook Events, News|