Black Star Co-op is a community-owned brewpub co-op in Austin, Texas. As the first enterprise of this type, they seek to realize an alternative business model for brewpubs and to help expand the co-operative movement into new and innovative areas — both in Austin and around the world. The venue is owned by a community of more than 2,900 individuals and organizations and democratically managed by our Workers' Assembly. With a special focus on local producers, the basic mission of the company is to foster an environment in which member-owners, as well as the general public, may realize the principles of co-operative ownership, worker self-management, education and community action through the responsible enjoyment great beer and food. The minimum number for any luncheon banquet is 20 people and the maximum is 150.