As Home Cooking Goes to the next level, SideChef Does Too, with the Launch of SideChef Premium
A New Immersive Home Cooking Experience
December 4, 2023

San Francisco, July 1, 2020: SideChef, a recipe platform known for its pioneering partnerships with Amazon, Facebook, and leading kitchen manufacturers, launches its first immersive cooking subscription service, SideChef Premium. The service will offer home cooks access to hundreds of recipes, tips, and behind the scenes knowledge from world-renowned chefs and influencers.

SideChef Premium will be the platform's first paid experience, unlocking recipes from 11 culinary creators across ten cities and four countries, allowing home cooks to explore new cuisines and travel to destinations from the comfort of their kitchen. Partners include:

  • Manon Lagrève, Great British Bake Off's first and only French Alumni
  • Michael Zee, Shanghai-based cookbook author and founder of @SymmetryBreakfast
  • Chris Cosentino, Bravo Top Chef Masters winner and restaurateur known for nose-to-tail cooking, currently based in Northern California
  • Calum Franklin, Executive Chef of London's Holborn Dining Room and master pie-purveyor
  • Jessica Gavin, a Southern California-based nutritional food scientist
  • Seung Hee Lee, Pop-up Chef is known for creating and bringing traditional Korean foods and flavors into modern kitchens, located in Atlanta, GA
  • Beth Moncel, number-crunching expert and founder of BudgetBytes
  • Logan Guleff, 2014 MasterChef Jr Winner from Memphis, TN
  • Megan Porta, Minneapolis-based comfort food blogger of Pip & Ebby
  • Rezel Kealoha, food stylist, writer, recipe developer, and California-Filipino cuisine expert
  • Sarah Bond, Netherlands-based vegetarian food blogger behind @LiveEatLearn
  • To learn more about the Premium partner lineup, visit here. SideChef will be continually launching new partners alongside this endeavor, partners to come include Michelin-star-chef Jean-George Vongerichten, Katie Ferraro, MPH, RDN, CDE behind @FortifiedFamily, Kristina Cho (@eatchofood), and more.

    Of the new subscription service, SideChef CEO Kevin Yu says,“SideChef has always been at the intersection of home-cooking and technology, driving user experience by giving even the most novice home cooks the tools they need to succeed. Content, and our culinary partners, have always been an important part of that story and we're excited to provide a new level of culinary expertise through our Premium experience.”

    SideChef has been a leader in making recipes easily accessible to home cooks worldwide, by including step-by-step photos, voice control, and the ability to shop recipes through grocery delivery functionality. SideChef Premium will expand on this functionality by offering step-by-step guided videos where a home cook can create inspiring meals along with culinary experts. The subscription will cost $4.99/month or $49.99 for the year and be available via the SideChef free app platform which can be found on iOS and Android stores.

    About SideChef

    SideChef is an all-in-one home cooking platform that provides over 18,000 interactive smart recipes with dynamic recipe guidance featuring hands-free voice commands, step-by-step photos, how-to videos, and built-in timers. SideChef offers in-app meal planning, grocery delivery, and smart kitchen connectivity. SideChef is available for free on iOS, Android, Amazon Alexa, Google Home Hub, Samsung Bixby, and Portal from Facebook devices. SideChef has inspired the creation of over 2.5 million meals in home kitchens around the world. SideChef Premium experience is available for subscription within the SideChef Free app. For more information, visit

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