Membership is the deepest level of support you can offer to help entrepreneurs succeed.

100% of your donation goes to program operating costs which allows La Cocina to provide talented low-income entrepreneurs with opportunities for success.

Core Benefits across all levels

  • Regular insider communications that include recipes, exclusive deals at graduate restaurants and direct stories of impact.

  • First access to tickets for all events.

  • 10% discount on retail items online and at the La Cocina kiosk

  • Access to annual Member Appreciation Party for you +1

$10 Monthly

Pays for one hour of subsidized kitchen rental for one entrepreneur per month.

  • Core membership benefits

$25 Monthly

Covers the cost of How to Start Your Business workshop for 50 aspiring entrepreneurs.

  • All other perks + your name on the “honor roll” on our website.

$50 Monthly

Covers start-up costs for an entrepreneur to enter into a new farmers market.

  • All other perks + a La Cocina Hoodie ($29 value)

$100 Monthly

Allows us to call the repairman the next time the hobart mixer or dishwasher breaks.

  • All other perks + a tour of La Cocina for up to 6

$2.5K+ Annually

Supports pro-bono attorneys working alongside a new cohort to create legal business entities.

  • All other perks + a subscription to F&B: Voices from the Kitchen (our twice-yearly storytelling event at the Swedish American Hall) (110$ value) and a highlight in our Annual Report.

$5K+ Annually

Supports 67 hours of technical assistance in product, marketing and finance curriculum for an aspiring entrepreneur.

  • Get all perks and let us host a dinner for 6 with a La Cocina chef of your choice (at your home or in La Cocina’s kitchen!)

Membership donations can also be mailed to:
La Cocina
2948 Folsom Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

La Cocina’s Federal Tax ID is 59-3838549.


"Whenever I’ve wanted to give up, they've kept throwing resources at me left and right, which have paid off tenfold."

-Reem Assil, Reem's California