Austin Food + Wine Festival

We are excited to announce that Cochineal has been invited to participate in the 2019 Austin Food + Wine Festival taking place April 26-28, 2019.

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Jo’s Chili Cook-Off

Cochineal is proud to be representing Marfa again this year at Jo’s 13th Annual Chili Cook-Off being held in at the Hotel San Jose in Austin on Sunday February 10th.

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Williams Sonoma

Chef/Owner Alex Gates was invited as one of six inspiring women in the food world from around the country to take part in the Williams Sonoma's Summer 2018 Open Kitchen Conversation Series.

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Cochineal was featured in the December 2018 issue of the French travel and lifestyle magazine Numero as part of their article on Marfa.

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Texas Monthly

Cochineal was featured in the January 2018 Issue of the Texas Monthly Dining Guide.

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The Local Palate

Chef/Owner Alex Gates while Executive Chef at the Hotel Saint Cecilia in Austin Texas was featured in the May 2015 Issue of The Local Palate Magazine.

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