SideChef Wins Two Silver Stevie® Awards In 2019 International Business Awards®
SideChef recognized as “Company of the Year” as well as “Best Mobile Site/App”
December 4, 2023

[San Francisco, CA] – August 14, 2019 – SideChef was named the winner of two silver Stevie® Award in the “Company of the Year” and “Best Mobile Site/App” categories in The 16th Annual International Business Awards® today.

The International Business Awards are the world’s premier business awards program. All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and nonprofit, large and small - are eligible to submit nominations. The 2019 IBAs received entries from organizations in 74 nations and territories.

Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for “crowned,” the awards will be presented to the winners at a gala awards banquet at the ANDAZ Hotel am Belvedere, Vienna, Austria on 19 October.  

A record total of more than 4,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories. SideChef won in the “Company of the Year” category for small internet/new media companies. SideChef also won the “Best Mobile Site/App” category for food and drink companies.

SideChef has had a particularly remarkable past year:

  • Launched smart appliance integrations with LG and GE
  • Partnered with Amazon Echo Show to power the “cook with Alexa” functionality as one of five exclusive launch partners
  • Honored as #55 on Entrepreneur 360 list
  • Named #1 Cooking App by Paste Magazine
  • Signed Chef Chris Cosentino as an advisor, premiering their partnership at Google’s Smart Assistant Activation at CES

“A huge congratulations to all Stevie nominees and winners. We are honored to be amongst such great company, and are thrilled to earn recognition for SideChef’s achievements,” said SideChef CEO and founder, Kevin Yu. “We’re working extremely hard to continue to improve the experience for home cooks with several exciting announcements coming this year”

Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process from May through early August.

“The IBA judges from across the world were highly impressed with the nominations they reviewed this year. With the level of achievement documented in the nominations from 74 nations, the Stevie Awards are proud to honor organizations that demonstrate a high level of achievement in a variety of industries” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “We received more nominations than ever and look forward to honoring the Stevie winners at our gala in Vienna, Austria this October.”

Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at

About SideChef

SideChef is an all-in-one home cooking platform that provides over 15,000 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. Founded by Kevin Yu in 2014, the company pioneers the next generation of cooking practices with a focus on personalization, inspiration, and connectivity at every step of the meal-making process.

SideChef is available for free on iOS and Android devices. The SideChef app has won Google Play Editor's Pick for 'Best Apps of 2017, inspiring the creation of over 2.5 million meals in home kitchens around the world.  For more information, visit

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 nominations each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at