Limited Event Preparation

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We welcome large corporation and out of town film companies that are looking to use The Cook’s Nook’s production space as a short-term Central Preparation Facility (CPF) to support your Austin event.

At The Cook’s Nook, you’ll be able to:
– Receive food product or service items for your event
– store dry or cold prepared event food product
– use a scheduled food prep area
– have secure, 24/7 access

To make food at a CFP on a limited basis for public consumption, the City of Austin / Travis County requires:
Temporary Food Event Application (Permit to Operate)

Visiting food companies will have a security deposit on file and a certificate of insurance showing a minimum of $1,000,000 commercial general liability insurance with CHISOS STAR LLC listed as additional insured. The visiting company must maintain such policy for the entirety of the limited event.

For pricing and additional details, contact us. For information on the City’s Health Department requirements, have a look at their site or have a review of the City of Austin Temporary Events Requirements_Guide.

Upcoming Events

Coming Soon!

Startup Disaster Stories and What We Can Learn

Monday, March 2, 2020, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM CDT

Join Marc Nathan, VP of Client Strategy at Egan Nelson LLP, Joi Chevalier, CEO of The Cook’s Nook, Andrew Eisenberg, Partner at Lee & Hayes, P.C., and April Riggs, Digital Brand Manager at Still Austin Whiskey Co. as the panel shares startup disasters and lessons learned. Click here to register.

The Cook’s Nook at SXSW: The Future of Food

Saturday, March 14, 2020 – 11 AM to 4 PM
WeWork Food Labs in the SXSW Building at 1400 Lavaca St.

Join a diverse group of experts, influencers, leaders and visionaries for a taste of how technology, innovation and social issues are revolutionizing the future of food. Free to public (limited tickets available), SXSW badge holders will be given priority access. Click here to register.

Cook’s Nook at SXSW: The Data-Driven Food System: From Soil to Supper

Saturday, March 14, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
JW Marriott, Salon FG

Google has convened the Refresh Working Group—40 farmers, nutritionists, retailers, researchers, and consumers—to collectively examine how AI is helping to improve the U.S. food system. Click here to register.

Cook’s Nook at SXSW: Empowering Minority Founders in a Food Revolution

Sunday, March 15, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Fairmont Hotel, Congressional B

Join Joi Chevalier, Roman Gonzalez, Tam Hawkins, and Edwin Marty to discuss how under-represented business founders in the natural CPG, mobile food vendor, food entrepreneur, and food growing space find resources and communities. Click here to register.

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