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The Cook’s Collective is powered by our community of supporters, including hundreds of chef advocates around the country. Learn how to get involved.

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Become a trained storyteller to improve mental health outcomes. Service to others is actually service to self. Evidence shows that helping others benefits our own mental health and wellbeing. It can reduce stress as well as improve mood, self-esteem and happiness.


Community & Resources

Connect with peers for advice and mutual support

Mental Wellness

Specialized support with The Cook’s Collective and its partners

Advocacy Training

Equip members to be effective industry advocates


Workshops on financial literacy and workplace rights

Financial Aid

Create a scholarship fund for future leaders

Career Hub

Job opportunities. Resume help, and mentorship

Legal Support

Have a contact network in place for easy referral


Physical programs like yoga, nutrition, and fitness

Community Outreach

Engage locally and build industry positivity

Member Discounts

Deals on services promoting well-being

Feedback channels

Platforms for member voices and continuous growth