Welcome to Oota Box, the Home Cooked Food network of 8k+ homes, well-documented kitchens, and a community of talented chefs & bingers. We have partnered with home-makers in 70+ locations who love to cook & serve, and the food is prepared in their very own houses, with all the effort put in to make the food fresh, hot, healthy & hygienic, in a neatly packed meal box. Our customers can use the platform to find a chef around them, connect with them to place an order, and have the food either picked up or opt-in for the delivery service if the chef provides one.
Join the Oota Box community of home chefs today and start sharing your culinary skills with the world. Sign-up is easy and free. Just click the button below to get started, and we’ll guide you through the rest.
Take a look at our FAQs to know more.
A chef can list dishes for purchase & receive custom requests in their respective city and area.
You can create a list of products that you wish to sell on Oota Box. Detailed instructions about this is in our chef onboarding email that a chef receives on registration.
A custom request is an enquiry that a user creates on our platform.
By creating a custom request, the user shares their taste, preferences, location and what they are actually looking for.
When a user in your area places a custom request, you will be notified on your registered email address with the request and contact details of the user.
Yes. When you receive a custom request, you can choose to take it up or pass on it depending on your availability.
Cost per dish will depend on your input cost in making that dish plus your service fee. The final Decision is yours.
You can read our detailed article "A beginner’s guide to food cost analysis for a food business"
Chefs will be responsible to coordinate with the customer directly for organizing delivery or pick up of the food in case of an order.
Promotions/Marketing campaigns run by Oota Box and its channel partners, will help the chef get orders.
The complete process for a chef profile to go live with their products listed in their area will be 7 to 10 working days. This completely depends on how quick the profile is completed by the chef and coordination with our chef on-boarding team.
This depends on a lot of factors like the customer’s taste and preferences, the dishes listed by the chef, its availability, the pricing, ratings & reviews of the chef profile. As customers always look for good ratings & reviews before placing an order, participating in custom requests is the best way to build your profile.
w.e.f 30th July 2021 Oota Box will not be charging any fees for an order. Please write to us on firstname.lastname@example.org for any clarifications.
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