Austin’s Collaborative Hub for Culinary Impact

The Cook’s Nook is a community of culinary professionals working to promote and advance food access, equity, security, and sustainability. We provide food and nutrition services for various organizations, help create businesses and events, and advocate for policies that align with our values.
We’re also the proud producers of packaged Mosaic Meals and Mosaic Meals To-Go. Nutritious and delicious, our ready-to-eat meals and grab-and-go quick foods are designed to expand access to affordable, fresh food by providing organizations with healthier choices for their clients and customers.

Austin’s Collaborative Hub for Culinary Impact

The Cook’s Nook is a community of culinary professionals working to promote and advance food access, equity, security, and sustainability. We provide food and nutrition services, help create businesses and events, and advocate for policies that align with our values.

We’re also the proud producers of packaged Mosaic Meals and Mosaic Meals To-Go. Nutritious and delicious, these fully cooked meals and ready-to-eat fare are designed for and delivered to people with limited access to affordable fresh food, providing them with healthier choices.

For Entrepreneurs, We Grow …

The Cook’s Nook is a proven culinary incubator, providing organic-friendly shared production space and business development opportunities to help Austin-area artisans, startup caterers, CPG businesses, mobile vendors, virtual restaurants, and others grow their culinary companies.

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For Corporations, We Make …

We’re a trusted consultant for companies and brands seeking to bring entrepreneurial processes into their corporate environment. And, for those visiting Austin – whether it means acting as brand ambassadors, styling food for films, supporting team-building events, or providing small-batch production – we make it happen.

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For Organizations, We Serve …

The Cook’s Nook is Central Texas’ leading food and nutrition services group, providing fresh, healthy meals for food-insecure and nutritionally challenged communities. Through government organizations, school districts, agencies, nonprofits, and retailers, we provide thousands of people with daily access to nutritious, delicious meals, helping improve their whole health and well-being, as well as our region’s food security overall.

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For Communities, We Share …

We offer programming to help food professionals build essential business skills, like financial literacy, marketing, and operations. We also sponsor events like Taste of Black Austin, to help promote a diverse culinary community.

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For Impact, We Connect …

The Cook’s Nook actively engages with other organizations essential to Central Texas’ food ecosystem – farmers, investors, suppliers, retailers, elected officials, advocacy groups, and community organizations – helping ensure food policy, justice, and access remain high on local decisionmakers’ lists of priorities.

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Recent News

Texas Allocates $3 Million for Food Access

This one-time funding from the American Rescue Plan funds helps address food insecurities and meet the needs of our most underserved communities. We are thrilled to see programs around Austin be bolstered through this funding.

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