This November, the Travis County Commissioners' Court approved $3.1 million in funding to expand access to fresh food for low-income and other marginalized county residents, in addition to an earlier approval in March this year for $1.8 million for prepared meal services, like The Cook's Nook, that provide county residents in need with nutritionally-dense meals. Our CEO, Amy Bell, spoke to the Commissioner's Court to help elaborate the community benefits that 2022's nearly $5 million dollar investment will have.
The Cook's Nook has been addressing the crucial topics of food access and equity since it was founded in 2017 by Joi Chevalier. After five years, the company has entered a new phase, as Chevalier moved from CEO to
We are excited to announce that we have hired Chef Adrian Lipscombe as Director of Culinary Operations.
We are delighted to announce that Mosaic Meals and Mosaic Meals-To-Go are now partnering with GAMA - Greater Austin Merchants Cooperative Association! This partnership allows us to put our ready-to-eat meals and grab-and-go quick foods in select convenience
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.
The Cook’s Nook proudly introduces Mosaic Meals – fully cooked meals-to-go that are nutritious, affordable, and convenient. We believe everyone deserves access to nutritious, delicious meals. Mosaic Meals by The Cook’s Nook help fulfill our mission to help provide fresh, healthy meals for food-insecure communities.
The network Keep Austin Together and the Cook’s Nook, a culinary incubator and commercial kitchen, plan to assemble local restaurants and their kitchen staffs to prepare meals that will be distributed by participating nonprofits.
Joi Chevalier of the Cook’s Nook: Fighting to Stop Food Insecurities and Food Inequity It has been two months since we had the snowstorm that knocked out the power, water, and food. The city was not prepared for
Black History Month: Meet Joi Chevalier WTHR - Joi started The Cook’s Nook, Austin’s first shared commercial kitchen and culinary incubator after spending nearly 20 years in the tech industry. Watch the video now!
As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the country, the issues related to equitable access to food became glaring. Almost overnight, populations (including the shut-in, the elderly, the working poor, and the homeless) all lost access to food. As more