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, US
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Home Chef was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Chicago, 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, 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 k1.50 m2.50 m

Recipes in Database

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Home Chef Cybersecurity Score

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Home Chef Online and Social Media Presence

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Home Chef News and Updates

8M customer records stolen in hack of meal kit delivery service Home Chef

Meal kit delivery service Home Chef is the latest company to suffer a data breach with the details of approximately eight million customers being stolen. The hack itself was not detected by the company but only came to light after stolen customer records from the company were offered for sale on th…

Home Chef confirms breach after 8 million user records found on the dark web

Meal delivery service Home Chef has confirmed a data breach, two weeks after a data breach seller listed a database of 8 million customer records on a dark web marketplace. The Chicago-based company said customer names, email addresses and phone numbers were taken in the breach, along with scrambled…

Meal Kit Delivery Services 2019 Global Market Key Players – Hello Fresh, Blue Apron, Home Chef, Marley Spoon - Analysis and Forecast to 2025

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Home Chef Announces Move to New State-of-the-Art Production Center in San Bernardino County

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Home Chef, one of the largest meal kit delivery companies in the U.S., is expanding in San Bernardino County, nearly tripling the size of its operations. Based in Chicago, Home Chef will relocate its West Coast production facility to...

Kroger and Home Chef Expand Nationwide Retail Rollout and Launch Customizable Meal Kit Feature for Online Orders

CINCINNATI and CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) and Home Chef announced today the introduction of retail meal kits to new cities, bringing the weekly rotating meal solution to 500 additional Kroger Family of Stores across the country. Additionally,...

Kroger to sell Home Chef meal kits in select locations

Kroger Co. and recently-purchased meal-kit company Home Chef announced Wednesday the launch of weekly rotating in-store kits at select Kroger locations. The company will also launch a limited test of the new Home Chef Express product, a meal kit that could be ready to eat in about 15 minutes. The H…
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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 1,233 employees.

  • Who are Home Chef competitors?

    Competitors of Home Chef include Plated, HelloFresh and Blue Apron.

  • 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.