Home Chef is a company that sends fresh, portioned ingredients and step-by-step recipes directly to its customers. It offers 26 fresh weekly options including steak, chicken, pork, fish and vegetarian.  

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Parent CompanyKroger
HQChicago, IL, US
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Home Chef was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL, US
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Key People/Management at Home Chef

Pat Vihtelic

Pat Vihtelic

CEO & Founder
Matt Pulley

Matt Pulley

Richard DeNardis

Richard DeNardis

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Home Chef Office Locations

Home Chef has an office in Chicago
Chicago, IL, US (HQ)
433 W Van Buren St #750n
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Home Chef Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$55.5 m


In total, Home Chef had raised $55.5 m. Home Chef is a subsidiary of Kroger

Home Chef Operating Metrics

Jun, 2014Jun, 2015Aug, 2015May, 2016Sep, 2016Y, 2016Feb, 2017

Meals Delivered

10 m

Meals Delivered per Month

3 k70 k540 k1.5 m2.5 m

Recipes in Database


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Home Chef Online and Social Media Presence

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Home Chef News and Updates

Home Chef Partners with Kevin Curry of FitMenCook™ on Exclusive Menu of Fresh, Flavorful Recipes

The easy-to-make meals in collaboration with FitMenCook are available online for a limited time CHICAGO, July 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Chef, the leading meal solutions brand available both online and in-store, is partnering with Kevin Curry, creator, entrepreneur and cookbook author...

Home Chef Is Offering 16 Free Meals, In Case You Need A Mother’s Day Gift

Who doesn't love meal kits, oven-ready and microwavable meals delivered right to their door?

Home Chef Partners with Skinnytaste Founder and Chef Gina Homolka to Bring Fresh, Well-Balanced Meals to Kitchens Nationwide

CHICAGO, Jan. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Chef, the leading meal solutions brand with a presence online and in-retail, and Skinnytaste, the popular recipe and cookbook franchise founded by chef Gina Homolka, teamed up to bring customers 12 simple, delicious and well-balanced meals to...

Home Chef and USAA Alliance Services, LLC Team Up to Make Mealtime Easier for Active and Retired Military Members and Their Families

CHICAGO, Dec. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Chef, the leading meal solutions company with both a retail and online presence, and USAA Alliance Services, LLC, the top organization serving active and retired military and their families, announced today a new relationship that will offer USAA...

Home Chef Advances Personalized Digital Gift Card Platform with GiftNow

CHICAGO, Nov. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Chef, the leading meal solutions company with both a retail and online presence, announced today a new digital gifting platform integrated with GiftNow, a Synchrony solution (NYSE: SYF). The new platform provides a holistic gift card purchasing...

10 Gift Ideas to Tempt the Home Chef

From the real everyday pan to the best book for odds and ends, we have ideas that will keep the curious cook in your life tinkering away.
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Home Chef Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Home Chef founded?

    Home Chef was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Home Chef key executives?

    Home Chef's key executives are Pat Vihtelic, Matt Pulley and Richard DeNardis.

  • How many employees does Home Chef have?

    Home Chef has 1,319 employees.

  • Who are Home Chef competitors?

    Competitors of Home Chef include First Watch Restaurant Group, Blue Apron and HelloFresh.

  • Where is Home Chef headquarters?

    Home Chef headquarters is located at 433 W Van Buren St #750n, Chicago.

  • Where are Home Chef offices?

    Home Chef has an office in Chicago.

  • How many offices does Home Chef have?

    Home Chef has 1 office.