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Award Winner The Cook’s Nook for Excellence in Community Business Leadership as nominated by The Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce

Community Impact – The Cook’s Nook, Austin’s First Culinary Incubator, Opens

Ten Capitol Group – The Cook’s Nook Hosting CPG Week with Showcases from Dwight Flinkerbusch, Hema Reddy, Aimy Steadman, Vincent Vitale

USA Today – Hershey Purchases Amplify Foods for $1.2M

Incarnate Word Academy – From Cubicle to The Cook’s Nook: Joi Chevalier ’86

The Daily Texan – Two Austin Chefs Discuss the State of Traditional Black Cuisine in Austin

Austin Foodshed Investors – The Cook’s Nook Culinary Incubator

TechCo Media – The Cook’s Nook Culinary Incubator Opens in East Austin

KVUE – Grand Opening of The Cook’s Nook in East Austin

Austin American-Statesmen – City’s First Food Incubator Hub Opens in East Austin

The Austin Inno Beat – The Cook’s Nook Making Moves

The TR Feed – Entrepreneur Spotlight: Joi Chevalier

Field & Feast – Cooking Up A Business From Scratch (podcast)

The TR Feed – Joi Chevalier, The Cook’s Nook

AustinInno – Joi Chevalier on Racing Porsches, Tai Chi & Starting an Austin FoodTech Incubator

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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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