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Entrepreneur-In-Residence: Jen Rodriguez and 8 by 3 Small Plates

Chef Jennifer ‘JRodi’ Rodriguez is the entrepreneur-owner and executive chef of 3 Small Plates Catering in Austin, Texas. Join us for 8 by 3 Small Plates, Dec 14th 2 years in business and working with the Greater Austin Area Black Chamber of Commerce's Taste of Black Austin, Six Square Cultural District, and other celebrated Austin food [...]

2019-01-07T23:50:52-06:00November 29th, 2018|Announcements, Cook's Nook Events, Member Events|

National Small Business Week: The Cook’s Nook Awarded Excellence in Community Business Leadership

Monday, April 30th kicked off National Small Business Week with an array of events spanning over the course of the week. We were honored to receive an award, as nominated by The Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce, for Excellence in Community Business Leadership! For those of you in Austin, TX, you can still sign [...]

2019-01-07T23:50:55-06:00May 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Peruvian Food Truck Killa Wassi Events

  Kati Luedecke's Killa Wasi infuses modern Peruvian cuisine with Central Texas ingredients to make for delicious flavors at their food truck. Originally from Brenham, Texas, Luedecke has over a decade of culinary experience under her belt. After taking a trip to Peru in 2014, she fell in love with the culture, landscape and food [...]

2019-01-07T23:50:56-06:00September 25th, 2017|Member Events|

Commercializing Your Food Product Or Service During Innovation Week ATX

We're in the midst of Innovation Week in Austin, TX, coming together to help celebrate entrepreneurship! With a host of interactive workshops, engaging panels and thought-provoking discussions designed to help you build your business, there's much to see and do until Friday evening, September 22nd. Dwight Flinkerbusch of The Cook's Nook will be hosting a [...]

2019-01-07T23:50:56-06:00September 19th, 2017|Announcements, Member Events|

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 [...]

2019-01-07T23:50:56-06:00June 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 [...]

2019-01-07T23:50:58-06:00May 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 [...]

2019-01-07T23:50:58-06:00May 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 [...]

2019-01-07T23:50:59-06:00April 30th, 2017|Announcements, 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 [...]

2019-01-07T23:51:00-06:00April 5th, 2017|Announcements, Member Events, News|