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CRE[8] Maker Workshop

Running a small business is rewarding but sales taxes can get complicated, especially when it comes to tracking taxed purchases. Learn how to track and manage sales tax; plan for quarterly or yearly filings; and manage special taxing districts (perfect for food trucks and pop ups!) with help from the MO Small Business Development Center […]
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Loop CID awards CoMo Cooks Minority Scholarships

We are proud to announce the latest recipients of our CoMo Cooks Minority Scholarships, Abbey Mitchell of Abbey's Swahili Delights and Rebekah Irby of The Bakery. Abbey Mitchell is the proud mother of two who moved to Columbia from Mombasa, Kenya. She worked in the hotel industry for more than 10 years in Kenya. She has a […]
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CoMo Cooks Grand Opening

Join us on Thursday, May 11 from 4 to 6 pm for the Grand Opening of the latest addition to Columbia's Makers Row--the CoMo Cooks Shared Kitchen! We'll have a Columbia Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting, tours of the kitchen, and drinks and snacks. Come meet our kitchen clients and learn about some new local food offerings. […]
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Minority Business Owner Scholarships

Do you have a great cookie recipe? Skill with catering events? A plan to open a food truck? If you're dreaming about opening your own food-based business, take a look at our Minority Business Owner Scholarship Program. Thanks to the support of Central Bank of Boone County and the City of Columbia, we are able […]
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Now we're cooking with gas.

This week our new CoMo Cooks Shared Kitchen opened back up to clients! We now have a 3200 square foot street-level space at 14 Business Loop 70 East with enough room for both our office and a permanent kitchen. The expanded kitchen has multiple cooking bays, a baking section, a production kitchen, food truck access, and even […]
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CRE[8] Maker Workshop

Whether it's Instagram, a website, or a Shopify site, good product photography is key to success--and we're here to help! This workshop will teach you to construct a lightbox and show you how to use it to make stand-out product photos. We'll also have Jonathan Asher, an expert photographer, on hand to show you the […]
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Meet our new kitchen manager!

We're so pleased to have Trish Sieckmann stepping in as the new manager of our CoMo Cooks Shared Kitchen.  Trish is a pastry chef with extensive experience in large and small scale baking production. She has training in cake decorating, fondant work, and advanced sugar sculpting (and what did you take in college again?) She's […]
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Loop CID receives grant for shared kitchen.

We are pleased to announce that The Loop CID has been awarded one of 20 USDA Specialty Crop Block Grants by the Missouri Department of Agriculture to strengthen the market for Missouri grown specialty crops. The funding, just under $40,000, will go to The Packing House, a new component of our CoMo Cooks Shared Kitchen designed to help regional growers […]
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Come work with us!

We knew from the jump that we'd only have Jamie Davis at our CoMo Cooks Shared Kitchen for a limited time and so we're ready to bring a new manager on board. Not a chef? No worries! While familiarity with professional kitchens is important, we are looking for a manager rather than a cook. Details […]
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Kitchen Construction Begins!

This week the construction started on our new CoMo Cooks Shared Kitchen. Well, it's mainly demo right now but it's so satisfying to see walls come down and the space begin to take shape. We have a 3200 square foot street-level space at 14 Business Loop 70 East with enough room for both our office […]
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