Each member is its own business entity, and fully in compliance with the City of Austin, state, or federal requirements and regulations regarding food safety, handling, taxes, labor, licensing and permitting.
The City has multiple requirements. But in short, you need to have your:
Food Manager’s Certificate
Food Handler’s Certificate
Food Enterprise Permit
Food Enterprise Change of Ownership Application, which lets the city know that you are planning to use The Cook’s Nook.
Additionally, your business must have liability insurance and The Cook’s Nook as a named insured on the policy, with waiver of subrogation. This must be maintained throughout the membership.
If you’re ready to go with those, you can get started with our Member process. You can also mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.