Cozymeal in the Press

Cozymeal in the Press

About Cozymeal


Cozymeal offers the best in culinary experiences by pairing local consumers with some of the nation's top chefs.

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News from the Chef's Table


#FoodieFriday: Cozymeal, the Airbnb of Cooking Classes

#FoodieFriday: Cozymeal, the Airbnb of Cooking Classes

Cozymeal is the country’s largest on-demand dining experience service offering private and shared cooking classes hosted by leading, even award-winning, chefs.    Nov 2018

Fun & Romantic Gifts for Newlyweds and the Newly Engaged

Fun & Romantic Gifts for Newlyweds and the Newly Engaged

Cozymeal organizes cooking classes with professional—even Michelin-starred—chefs in over 20 cities, where participants can get one-on-one instruction on how to prepare everything from Spanish tapas to French pastries to sushi.    Nov 2018

8 “Experience” Gift Ideas You Can Register For Right Now

8 “Experience” Gift Ideas You Can Register For Right Now

It’s possible to take a hands-on cooking class with your partner no matter where you live, thanks to services like Cozymeal (touted as the “Airbnb for cooking classes”). This is not a drill: You (or a loved one) can book an award-winning chef.    Nov 2018

Dinner Is Served

Dinner Is Served

Cozymeal, available in select cities across the U.S., lets you book an at-home cooking class. The step-by-step tutorial by a professional chef will teach you and your family how to make anything from pasta to a chocolate dessert.    Oct 2018

Tasty Boston Skills: The Best Cooking Classes in Town

Tasty Boston Skills: The Best Cooking Classes in Town

Cozymeal allows you to bring their chefs home with you. Simply visit Cozymeal’s website, enter your city and the style of cooking you want to learn, and Cozymeal will set you up with one of their local, world-class chefs!    Aug 2018

These Are The Most Popular Cuisines In 17 U.S. Cities

These Are The Most Popular Cuisines In 17 U.S. Cities

Cozymeal is a nationwide provider of culinary experiences with over 200 chefs (including some Michelin-starred and celebrity chefs).    Jul 2018

Learn How to Cook at these 5 Bay Area Spots

Learn How to Cook at these 5 Bay Area Spots

Cozymeal offers cooking classes around the city, led by a variety of chefs in a selection of commercial kitchens. Some of them are with chefs from new and buzzing restaurants while others are taught by private chefs passionate about a particular region or    Jun 2018

Is your child old enough to cut herbs? Crack eggs? Grate cheese? An age-by-age guide.

Is your child old enough to cut herbs? Crack eggs? Grate cheese? An age-by-age guide.

If your child finds herself wanting more, consider a cooking school (like) Cozymeal.    Jun 2018

Chefs Reveal Secrets For Wasting Less Food And Saving Your Money

Chefs Reveal Secrets For Wasting Less Food And Saving Your Money

Chef/cooking class instructor Jarvis Belton of Cozymeal Atlanta recommended that you “toss in leftover protein scraps of chicken or beef (no fat!)    May 2018

For Mother's Day, these restaurant gift cards offer big discounts

For Mother's Day, these restaurant gift cards offer big discounts

Just in time for Mother's Day…gift cards are one of the most requested gifts!    May 2018

Aging Chefs Find a Way to Serve, Instead of Slaving on Their Feet for Long Hours

Aging Chefs Find a Way to Serve, Instead of Slaving on Their Feet for Long Hours

I decided to create Cozymeal, an online marketplace that connects guests with some of the nation’s top chefs for intimate one-on-one culinary experiences.    May 2018

13 Last Minute Valentine's Day 2018 Gifts That Will Make Your Significant Other Swoon

13 Last Minute Valentine's Day 2018 Gifts That Will Make Your Significant Other Swoon

For $100 or less, you can have a certified traveling chef come straight to your kitchen and teach you and your partner how to cook the cuisine of your choice!    Feb 2018

Interview with Samad Nasserian, Founder and CEO at Cozymeal

Interview with Samad Nasserian, Founder and CEO at Cozymeal

Cozymeal is an online marketplace that pairs some of the nation’s top professional chefs with local consumers to offer the best in culinary experiences. Using Cozymeal, guests can easily find and book cooking classes, team-building events and other experi    Jan 2018

23 Boston Winter Date Ideas That Aren't Just Drinks

23 Boston Winter Date Ideas That Aren't Just Drinks

Cozymeal lets you book an in-home cooking lesson with some of our great emerging chefs -- no changing out of sweatpants required    Jan 2018

The 26 Best Winter Date Ideas In DC That Aren't Just Drinks

The 26 Best Winter Date Ideas In DC That Aren't Just Drinks

Not the best chef? Maybe not yet, but you can earn some major cred, pick up new skills, and have fun doing it all (or embarrass yourselves in a self-deprecating, hopefully cute way) by bringing your date to a cooking class through Cozymeal    Jan 2018

Where Can You Find Good San Francisco Cooking Classes?

Where Can You Find Good San Francisco Cooking Classes?

From creating a homey weekend brunch to cooking with a Southern accent, Cozymeal offers many intriguing and fun cooking classes for chefs of all abilities.    Dec 2017

2017 Holiday Gifts For Someone Who Has Everything

2017 Holiday Gifts For Someone Who Has Everything

Cozymeal is an awesome service that offers cooking classes in cities across the country.    Dec 2017

15 Fun Things To Do In Los Angeles On Your Day Off

15 Fun Things To Do In Los Angeles On Your Day Off

Cozymeal, another great option for cooking classes, corporate team building activities and catering with local professional chefs.    Nov 2017

13 Delicious And Fun Cooking Classes In Atlanta You’ll Love

13 Delicious And Fun Cooking Classes In Atlanta You’ll Love

Cozymeal connects food lovers with local professional chefs who offer cooking classes, corporate team building activities, and catering experiences.    Sep 2017

​The 'Uber' of chef experiences is now in Chicago

​The 'Uber' of chef experiences is now in Chicago

They connect, Uber style, people and companies with chefs — for experiences such as cooking classes, special dining, or corporate events.    Aug 2017

WHAT'S NEW: FOOD TECH

WHAT'S NEW: FOOD TECH

And local chefs are now partnering with Cozymeal ... The site allows guests to easily search a variety of chefs, menu offerings, price points and venue types.    Jul 2017

Healthy Living for Summer: Cooking with fresh, seasonal ingredients

Healthy Living for Summer: Cooking with fresh, seasonal ingredients

(Chef Yasmina) is a chef with Cozymeal in Los Angeles, and has been cooking since she was 6 years old.    Jun 2017

Making Sushi in a NYC Kitchen with a Professional Chef

Making Sushi in a NYC Kitchen with a Professional Chef

It’s a great way to become a master chef and spend a fun night in for special occasions    May 2017

Startup Spotlight: Culinary Experiences

Startup Spotlight: Culinary Experiences

Cozymeal is running in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles, San Diego, Washington D.C., Seattle, Boston, and New York City. And there’s a ton more cities that Cozymeal is planting its forks and knives in.    May 2017

Cozymeal sends professional chefs to your home for a personal cooking lesson

Cozymeal sends professional chefs to your home for a personal cooking lesson

Even those home chefs who consider themselves to be rather skillful can learn how to make grand meals with freshly sourced local ingredients.    Apr 2017

Spice Up Your Meals with these San Diego Cooking Classes

Spice Up Your Meals with these San Diego Cooking Classes

If you have eclectic taste and want to put it to work in your kitchen, a class with Cozymeal is perfect for you.    Apr 2017

Take a cooking class from top chefs

Take a cooking class from top chefs

In two to three hours, users will be able to create and eat their own gourmet meals with help from local professionals hailing from culinary giants    Mar 2017

Cookery Classes to Take This Spring in Washington, D.C.

Cookery Classes to Take This Spring in Washington, D.C.

Cozymeal is a new way to take a cooking class    Mar 2017

A New and Fun Dining Option

A New and Fun Dining Option

Offering local food lovers personalized cooking classes, in-home culinary experiences and high-end catering options unique to your needs, Cozymeal connects professional chefs with dishes that span all over the globe and brings them to your table.    Mar 2017

Best Things To Do For Singles On Valentines Day In Los Angeles

Best Things To Do For Singles On Valentines Day In Los Angeles

Grab your friends and ditch the crowded, couple-filled restaurant scene this Valentine’s Day for a more unique, hands-on dining experience.    Feb 2017

What to Do on Valentine’s Day if You’re Single

What to Do on Valentine’s Day if You’re Single

Dine with strangers - you could always skip dinner altogether and learn how to make magical macarons on Cozymeal.    Feb 2017

Private Catering Gets Cozy

Private Catering Gets Cozy

Cozymeal has launched its catering service in San Francisco and Los Angeles    Feb 2017

Meet Samad Nasserian of Cozymeal

Meet Samad Nasserian of Cozymeal

Cozymeal connects food lovers with local professional chefs who offer cooking classes, corporate team building activities, and catering experiences.    Jan 2017

Take It Easy: Holiday Gifts for the Stressed

Take It Easy: Holiday Gifts for the Stressed

Cozymeal features classes from both local and traveling chefs. This can also make a great activity for a group of friends, adding a social component to the gift.    Dec 2016

Recipes for Team Building

Recipes for Team Building

The Cozymeal platform lets planners choose a culinary theme for team-building cooking classes, which can be held anywhere from a chef's home to an art gallery.    Dec 2016

Awesome Groom Gifts for Your Hubby-to-Be

Awesome Groom Gifts for Your Hubby-to-Be

Give him a Cozymeal gift card so he can choose his food experience, whether it's a cooking class for two or a catered dinner at your home.    Dec 2016

Top Holiday Cooking Classes in San Diego

Top Holiday Cooking Classes in San Diego

Cozymeal connects foodies with professional chefs who offer both cooking classes and in-home cooking experiences.    Nov 2016

6 Expert Healthy Meal-Planning Tips for Cooking Beginners

6 Expert Healthy Meal-Planning Tips for Cooking Beginners

Have friends who are more seasoned or culinary? Invite them over to cook together!    Nov 2016

Cozymeal offers cooking classes in the privacy of your own home (or the chef’s)

Cozymeal offers cooking classes in the privacy of your own home (or the chef’s)

The service connects local chefs with people who want to learn to cook like a professional    Nov 2016

5 of the Bay Area's Best Cooking Classes

5 of the Bay Area's Best Cooking Classes

Cozymeal offers a variety of classes led by local professional chefs at venues throughout the Bay Area, from art galleries to the chef’s own home.    Nov 2016

Gourmands Rejoice: Cozymeal debuts its gourmet in-home feasts

Gourmands Rejoice: Cozymeal debuts its gourmet in-home feasts

A delicious meal complete with kitchen confidential stories from an experiences chef? Now that's something to be thankful for.    Oct 2016

New program lets you take cooking classes with a local chef

New program lets you take cooking classes with a local chef

Cozymeal just launched in Seattle and it's a platform for local foodies and award-winning chefs to create a personalized in-home culinary experience    Aug 2016

On-demand chef startup Cozymeal launches in Seattle with custom cooking classes and catering

On-demand chef startup Cozymeal launches in Seattle with custom cooking classes and catering

Cozymeal is the only platform that exclusively works with professional chefs and has vetted every single chef on the platform    Aug 2016

21 Bay Area date ideas for the young at heart

21 Bay Area date ideas for the young at heart

Learn to cook and bake    Apr 2016

Romance in San Francisco

Romance in San Francisco

Book a cooking class with Cozymeal    Apr 2016

Best Italian Cooking Classes In Los Angeles

Best Italian Cooking Classes In Los Angeles

When you want to get up close and personal with top professional chefs who have worked in some of the world’s top kitchens including Michelin-starred restaurants, Cozymeal is a foodie’s top choice.    Apr 2016

Cooking with Kids

Cooking with Kids

Let a real chef show your child around the kitchen with a class from San Francisco-based Cozymeal    Apr 2016

Bachelorette Party Ideas For Raging & Relaxing in SF

Bachelorette Party Ideas For Raging & Relaxing in SF

Cozymeal is a great choice for brides who want something low key (especially if the party is a multi-day affair). Professional chefs can come to you or can go to them.    Mar 2016

6 Fantastic Bay Area Cooking Classes

6 Fantastic Bay Area Cooking Classes

The vibe: The Uber of cooking schools, Cozymeal matches professional chefs (from restaurants, culinary schools, caterers) with beginning cooks or those who want to up their game via hands-on classes or cooking demos.    Mar 2016

Turn up the Heat in the Kitchen: Cooking Date Tips

Turn up the Heat in the Kitchen: Cooking Date Tips

With Cozymeal, couples can skip the typical dining experience in favor of a more hands-on date night.    Mar 2016

3 Reasons You Should Cozy Up To SF’s Cozymeal

3 Reasons You Should Cozy Up To SF’s Cozymeal

Cozymeal brings top chefs to your place, or invites you to their stylish homes – for upscale and haute home meals.    Mar 2016

Let's Get Cozy

Let's Get Cozy

With multiple new businesses dominating the trendy, sustainable food movement we found one that stands out above the rest in more ways than one, delivering local, sustainable and delicious elegance straight to your table.    Feb 2016

Cozymeal Offers Unique Team-Building Experience

Cozymeal Offers Unique Team-Building Experience

Cozymeal works with top chefs, including some from Michelin-starred restaurants, and can host an event at the chef’s venue or come to yours.    Feb 2016

Small Cooking Classes in the Comfort of Home

Small Cooking Classes in the Comfort of Home

Each lesson concludes with a multi-course meal at the table with your fellow classmates and plenty of Instagram braggadocio.    Jan 2016

Catch-on to Cozymeal!

Catch-on to Cozymeal!

A Cozymeal experience is perfect for first dates or anniversary celebrations, or for team building or work retreats. Cozymeal is also great for tourists who seek a deeper connection to the town they are visiting.    Dec 2015

Ready, Set, Chop! Bay Area Cooking Classes for Kids

Ready, Set, Chop! Bay Area Cooking Classes for Kids

Cozymeal brings the professional chefs to you! With locations all over the Bay Area, search for a cooking class near you and then read the chef’s background and reviews from prior class-goers to get the inside scoop.    Nov 2015

Foodies Inspire the Rise of Supper Clubs

Foodies Inspire the Rise of Supper Clubs

This San Francisco-based business not only offers the cooking classes and dining experience in professional chef’s homes, but also a unique Farmers Market shopping trip, followed by a cooking class.    Sep 2015

Cozymeal: an online foodie facilitator

Cozymeal: an online foodie facilitator

Here's an interesting idea for your next party or get-acquainted event: team building through food. Everyone eats. Everyone has opinions about food. Everyone can learn a few more cooking tricks.    Aug 2015

28 Great LA Date Ideas, Sorted by Commitment Level

28 Great LA Date Ideas, Sorted by Commitment Level

Proposal Dates - hire a chef for a hands-on cooking class through Cozymeal.    Aug 2015

Culinary Adventures

Culinary Adventures

The next wave of culinary enjoyment is here: personalized experiences.    Aug 2015

Learn to Cook in the Home of a Chef

Learn to Cook in the Home of a Chef

Cozymeal touts access to non-touristy neighborhoods as one of its best benefits.    Jul 2015

Make New Friends and Eat with Locals

Make New Friends and Eat with Locals

At this Cozymeal (dinner), with these new friends, I realized I had found a true community table.    Aug 2014