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The Return of A Texas Table: A Feast for A Cause

The Cook’s Nook is excited to announce the return of A Texas Tale: Stories of Food Resilience, Access, and Equity at Lenoir in South Austin. This special event is our annual fundraising dinner highlighting the must-tell stories of the Austin-Travis County community on Tuesday, February 27. This unique, four-course dinner is inspired by family holidays and Texas traditions, which provides seed dollars to help support innovative, upstart organizations that impact Austin-area communities through nutrition and education.

2024-01-22T18:09:55+00:00January 20th, 2024|Daily Featured|

Celebrating our Continued Partnership with Travis County

One of the most important aspects of being able to help local communities is through programs like The Supplemental Emergency Food Access Network (SEFAN).  SEFAN matters because it helps the residents of Travis County see real, tangible results

2023-12-05T07:14:30+00:00December 5th, 2023|Announcements, News|

The Cook’s Nook founder and CEO, Joi Chevalier selected as a 2023 Woman of Purpose, in Les Dames d’Escoffier International

Our founder and CEO, Joi Chevalier, was recently selected as a 2023 Woman of Purpose, sponsored by Yeti, in Les Dames d’Escoffier International, the leading international organization for women in food, beverage, and hospitality. The Woman of Purpose

2023-11-22T22:56:17+00:00November 22nd, 2023|News|

Food is Medicine: Announcing The Cook’s Nook Partnership with Ascension Seton

As things within The Cook's Nook universe continue to evolve, we wanted to share another local win in our mission to help specific communities receive the healthy food they need: the Food is the Best Medicine (FBM) program.  

2023-11-22T23:46:48+00:00October 5th, 2023|Blog, Daily Featured|

The Cook’s Nook + The ReConstruct Challenge = a Big Win for Louisville

In news we're thrilled to share, the Cook's Nook was one of fifteen solutions chosen to improve health equity in the Louisville area thanks to The ReConstruct Challenge.  The $1.5 million innovation challenge awards each winners  a $100,000

2023-10-12T16:56:20+00:00October 1st, 2023|Daily Featured, Uncategorized|

No more mushy peas. Why culturally competent meals might just save a life.

It’s time for the health system to pay for better food. It’s not just good care; it’s good business. The Cook's Nook Founder and President, Joi Chevalier, joins Medium to discuss challenges of food equity, insecurity, and access — and the realities of living with a chronic health condition — as key drivers that underlie the why and how people engage with food. The Cook's Nook works with healthcare providers and community organizations to create innovative ways to get new kinds of food to people for whom proper nutrition can be lifesaving. Read Full Article on Medium

2023-03-06T18:18:51+00:00March 6th, 2023|News|
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