Memberships

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All memberships are reviewed carefully to ensure a great mix of great members. We’re looking to foster a culinary community as much as provide a great culinary incubator and business environment.

The Cook’s Nook is more than just a culinary incubator. We’re a community of food professionals and entrepreneurs working to build food companies that are sustainable, profitable, and aware of the community around us.

The Cook’s Nook leverages food creativity, technology business practices, entrepreneurship and shared space to incubate food businesses. Members of our culinary incubator enjoy many benefits, including:

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24/7 scheduled, secure access to The Cook’s Nook kitchens

Wireless Internet connection

Reach-in refrigeration during scheduled production time

Speed rack and Metro shelves during schedule production time

Receiving area for loading/unloading product

Spacious dish areas and prep sinks to maintain high levels of sanitation

Clean, bright professional space, built specifically for culinary professionals

Outdoor lawn for limited smoking or to host your brand events

Tree-lined, inviting professional space and community

Membership Plans

The Cook’s Nook offer a variety of membership plans to meet the needs of a varied food + tech community. Whether you are working on core recipes and processes, pushing towards rapid growth, delivering quality product, creating an image and brand, or simply want to learn more about food entrepreneurship, we have a plan for you.

Food Entrepreneur Membership

$350+monthly*
  • 10/20/40/60/80 hour production plans available
  • Scheduled and Secured Production Access & Times
  • Access to co-working spaces M-F, with Wi-Fi and Print/Scan/Copy/Fax Center
  • Peer-to-Peer and Individual Entrepreneurship Consulting
  • Food Product Development Feedback
  • Food Industry and Topical Workshops and Meetings
  • Select Vendor Drop Program & Select Shared Product Ordering
  • Dry, Walk-In, and Freezer Storage Available
  • Digital and Social Media Co-Marketing
  • Demonstration Kitchen for Meetings, Brand Photography, and Events Available
  • Access to Members’ Lawn for Special Events
  • Food Costing and Operational Planning Feedback
  • City of Austin Trash, Recycling, and Organics Diversion Compliance

Mobile Vendor Membership

$$250+monthly
  • Gray Water and Oil Station Access
  • Fresh Water Access
  • CPF Compliance
  • Limited Emergency Cold Storage Access
  • City of Austin Trash, Recycling, and Organics Diversion Compliance
  • Access to co-working spaces M-F, with Wi-Fi and Print/Scan/Copy/Fax Center
  • Digital and Social Media Co-Marketing
  • Demonstration Event Space for Meetings, Brand Photography, and Events Available
  • Electric Hookup Access
  • Online Invoicing

Food+Tech Professional Membership

$135+monthly
  • Access to co-working spaces M-F, with Wi-Fi and Print/Scan/Copy/Fax Center
  • Networking & Social Opportunities
  • Peer-to-Peer and Individual Entrepreneurship Coaching
  • Digital and Social Media Co-Marketing
  • Food Industry Meetings and Workshops
  • Discounts on Select Paid Programming with Partners
  • Digital and Social Media Co-Marketing
  • Access to Demonstration Kitchen for Brand Photography and Events