Type: Culinary Incubator
Their Story: After 10 years in start-ups then 8 years at Dell, Excoffier School of Culinary Arts graduate Joi Chevalier is pursuing her passions - cooking & entrepreneurship. Her "The Cook’s Nook" is in development as a turnkey member-based shared commercial kitchen, culinary incubator, event space, demo kitchen, and conference rooms for Austin-area artisans, mobile food vendors, and caterers in the early stages of their culinary business.
Vehicle: 2nd Trust Deed Mortgage
Impact: Part of the vision for The Cook's Nook is to bridge the infrastructure gap between food producers, food creators, and retail, by establishing the connective, sustainable hub where all participants in the local food chain create community.
Website: The Cook's Nook
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