Chefs, thrive and prosper here!
Pursue your culinary passion with a balanced life. Get personal chef opportunities that fit your schedule and needs, including weekly meal preps and in-home gatherings.
Why Join Foodom?
Make More Money
Cook for people in your area and earn as much as you want as an independent contractor. The more you cook, the more you make. Do what you like, we will take care of the rest.
Simple to Get Started
All you need is a passion for cooking and growing your chef business, a set of knives, and some documentation!
Be Your Own Boss
Enjoy freedom, flexibility, and set up your own schedule. Accept orders at times and locations that work for you.
How It Works
1. Apply Online
Get started by applying here. We’ll let you know if we’re moving to the next step within 24-48 hours.
2. Cook Great Meals
You’ll start getting bookings based on your availability.
3. Get Paid
Get paid within 5 days or less. Build relationships with your customers so you can fill your calendar with regulars.
Frequently Asked Questions
No, Foodom allows customers to chose what level of experience they are interested in. Whether you are a professionally trained chef or skilled passionate cook, we are happy to hear from you.
The prices include cooking, food packing and storing if needed and clean up after the cooking. Optional extra services with additional fees are grocery and container shopping and other services.
The dishes on the Foodom menu are based on customers' everyday nutrition needs. Customers can choose from a variety of recipes that can be previewed here. We are always looking for new recipes, you can submit your own recipes here. You can choose to accept or decline the order based on the schedule and types of dishes.
The cooking will be done at the customers' homes, there is no need for a commercial kitchen.
California requires in-home cooks to carry a valid food safety certification. This training is available online at www.cafoodhandlers.com and costs a one-time fee of $8. All cooks need to carry general liability insurance, which starts at $34 per month with Liberty Mutual policy, or $299 per year paid upfront with FLIP program, and pass an annual background check, which costs $36.5. This can be a relatively low expense compared to the potential income opportunity.
It's totally up to you. You can work as much or as little as you want.
It's free to join Foodom. There is no subscription required or membership fees to get going. You keep 80% of cooking service fees and 100% of the tips.
Once you complete a cooking service, the money is transferred to your account within 2-5 days. No need to chase clients for payments.