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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

2024-05-22T17:04:22+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.  

2024-05-22T17:04:26+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

2024-05-22T17:04:30+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|

The Cook’s Nook at Travis County Commissioners’ Court

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.

2022-12-22T18:20:34+00:00December 22nd, 2022|News|

The Cook’s Nook, business dedicated to nutritious and accessible food, has new CEO

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

2022-06-27T20:37:59+00:00June 27th, 2022|Announcements, Featured, News, Press|
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