At Kora, we are building a community around food.
Cooks bring their love and expertise for food to your home because you crave homemade meals, but don't have the time to cook.
A home cooked meal can be hard to put together with long work days, kids' soccer practice, or just being tired, so let Kora help you with that! When you join the Kora community, you will find cooks who want to share their passion and expertise of cooking, so you can enjoy the flavors and benefits of eating at home.
Do you have allergies or dietary preferences? No problem. List those in your profile and your cook will be able customize the menu to your needs.
How it works?
Create a profile
Tell Kora a little about you. Indicate your cuisine preferences, dietary needs, allergies, and who we are cooking for.
Select a cook
Look through the list of cooks in your area. See some dishes you like? Request a booking with that cook, choosing date, time, and menu.
After the cook confirms the booking and shares the ingredient list with you, make sure to have everything ready for the cook's arrival.
Tasty food is whipped up in your kitchen
Cook packs up the meals, and leaves the kitchen as clean as they found it.
Eat Enjoy repeat
Enjoy your meals with loved ones, without breaking a sweat. For more yummy meals, book the cook again, or try a new cook.
What's in a booking?
This is what you will get
In a booking, you can select up to 5 dishes, with a maximum of 3 mains. You should have enough food to feed up to 4 people for about 3 meals.
This generally takes about 3 hours for a cook to complete.
See what you're paying for
We maximize what cooks earn
Kora Signature Package
Payment to cook
For background checks, communication, payments, and recruitment
Are Kora cooks certified chefs?
No, but neither is my mom and I think she is the best cook out there! Our cooks are people who love to cook and are good at it! And they have been vetted through a background check.
What kind of food to Kora cooks make?
We strive to have a diverse community of cooks who can cook a variety of cuisines as well as a knowledge of different dietary preferences such as specific allergies, low fat, keto, paleo etc.
Do I need to be home during the session?
No. Hosts provide home access information to cooks through the Kora platform. Once the booking is confirm, this information will be made available to the cook 24 hours prior to the their arrival.
How long will the cook take to prepare a meal?
Cooks take approximately 3 hours to complete a booking session.
Who brings the groceries?
Today our hosts are responsible to ensure all ingredients are in the kitchen upon the cook's arrival. But don't fret! We will email you a shopping list as soon as you finalize a booking and menu selection! We got your back.
Will the cook do my meal planning for me?
You have 3 options. You can choose "a la carte" and select up to 3 mains and 2 sides. You can choose "Cook's Special" which is the cook's recommended pre-fix menu. Or you can "Order off menu" in collaboration with the cook via Kora's communication tool.
Do I need to do food prep?
In most instances, the cook will do all the work during the session. But if you select a dish that requires advance preparation, you will coordinate that with your cook.
What equipment should I have in my kitchen?
A cook is expecting a working kitchen and a cleared area to work on. Consider items like a full set of pots/pans, some small appliances like blenders and processors, and storage containers.
How far in advance will I be able to book?
You can make a booking up to 4 weeks in advance.
What if I need to cancel?
We require a minimum 24 hours cancellation notice. Late cancellations that come within 24 hours will be incur the full charge, and the cook will get paid.
Why do I pay a service fee?
The service fee allows Kora to run background checks, digitize payments, streamline communication, and continue to bring new cooks to the platform.