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CookinGenie: Fresh Home Cooking by a Personal Chef

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by | Sep 23, 2020 | Products and Services

Being a working Mom and trying to juggle everything has taken a toll on me, both emotionally and physically.  I actively look for ways to make life easier and give me more time to spend with my family!  It’s not always easy, but it’s all so worth it in the end!!  That’s why when I first heard about CookinGenie, I was really excited and intrigued.  A personal chef who comes to my house,  cooks us dinner, and cleans the kitchen?  Sign me up!!!  But my next thought was, I wouldn’t be able to afford it.  But thankfully after closer inspection of their website, chefs, and menu, I thought it looked really affordable and I wanted to order everything and try it out for myself!!!


I booked everything online.  It was super easy, they have a detailed description of each menu item and the chef that will be coming to your home!!  While we do not have any food allergies in our house (just really picky eaters), there is a place on the order page to alert them to any allergies or omit something from the menu that doesn’t work for your family (i.e. dairy-free, gluten-free, etc)!


On the day of our dinner, I received a text message from CookinGenie letting me know my chef was in good health and a regular temperature and asked if our family was the same.  They also confirmed our allergies and dietary requests.  We also received a text message letting us know that our chef was on his way to our house!



When he arrived, he wore a mask, took off his shoes, and went into the kitchen.  The chef brings all the food, seasoning, cooking oils, but does require some things from your cabinets, like pots/pans, utensils, and a cutting board.  So I showed him around our tiny Heights kitchen and he got to work while we spent some quality time playing games with the kids!!  It was so nice to be able to relax, focus on what is really important, and have a perfectly prepared meal cooked by someone in my home!!   These kids keep growing at a rapid speed, so spending time with them without distraction is what I’m really focused on these days!


When our meal was ready, our chef presented everything on a platter.  The servings were huge and everything looked amazing!!  I went to the kitchen to chat with him and the kitchen was spotless.  Everything he used was cleaned and put away, the counters were sanitized and the sink was empty!  He makes sure we like our meal and then he leaves us to eat!!


The meal was delicious:  steak, asparagus, roasted potatoes, and a hollandaise sauce that will knock your socks off!  It was all so delicious!  My picky kids cleaned their plates and I was a happy mama to have had time focused on us as a family!!  The only thing we had to do after our meal was to put our dishes in the dishwasher and pack up any leftovers.  Easy and delicious!!


I highly recommend CookinGenie!!  Their menu is packed with a ton of different cuisine to choose from, Thai, Indian, American, Italian and the list goes on, so there is something for everyone.  They make ordering simple and everything is made from scratch!  And it’s perfect for a family dinner, although once life resumes to normal, it would be so much fun to have a dinner party with a chef and you can truly enjoy the party instead of having to leave and make dinner!





I received a gift card to use CookinGenie.  All opinions, thoughts, and ideas are 100% my own.  


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