We exist to encourage
everyday cooking.

Who we are

Kitchen Stories is a video-based, cross-media cooking platform, available as an app, website, on smart TVs or via Amazon Echo Show. In addition to getting free recipes for every occasion, HD video tutorials and inspiring articles, users can also upload their own culinary creations to the platform and share them with the global community.
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Our Mission

Cooking is an essential part of our lives. But today, many of us struggle with it for a variety of reasons. Our mission is to empower people to cook a fresh meal every day.

Our Belief

We are confident that anyone can cook! Anyone can cook if you provide the right tools and instructions. This is where Kitchen Stories steps in and makes cooking as easy as possible.
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Our Promise

With our surefire recipes, intuitive technology, and active community, we're the easiest solution for the everyday cooking experience.

At a Glance

>4k

recipes & articles

10k

daily cooking events

22m

app downloads

5m

unique users

70+

team members

10

platform channels

Our Community

Olivia

"Very nice recipes, mostly well described and easy to follow. There is indeed something for everyone."

Holzlöffel

"The name says it all! Really easy and quick to prepare. Definitely a 5-star recommendation."

Desiree

"For me as a part-time passionate hobby cook, Kitchen Stories is terrific! You scroll through, get inspired and stay on top of things."

Sven

"1000 thanks for this delicious recipe. Made it a total of 3x now and it's to die for every time!"

Garnele

"Everything tastes amazing. Recipes where you don't need many complex ingredients. Instructions always A1. Genuine recipes... Thank you:)!!!"

Jasmin

"Have rarely had a good knack for creamy sauces before and this one hit the mark."
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Our App

The app is our cooking platform's heart and soul. Millions of people around the world already use it and are inspired daily by recipes and articles or upload their own creations.
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Our Team

A team of more than 70 members, based in Berlin, combines creative, technology and marketing expertise and aims to provide millions of users around the world with unique cooking experiences every day.
Meet us
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Kitchen Stories Business

We connect brands to millions of cooking fans. Kitchen Stories Business is the trusted partner for companies that want to position their brands and products on our cooking platform in a native and high-reach way.
Work with us

Our Milestones

2013

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Founding of Kitchen Stories by Verena Hubertz and Mengting Gao

2014

Verena and Mengting in the kitchen.
Launch of the app in the Apple Store with 100 recipes

2015

Screenshot of kitchen Stories app in 2015.
1 million downloads worldwide & launch of Android app

2016

Google Play best of 2016 award.
Various app awards from Google & Apple

2017

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Apple CEO Tim Cook visits our Berlin office

2017

BSH logo.
BSH Group becomes majority shareholder

2019

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Users can upload their own recipes from now on

2019

One of the Kitchen Stories kitchens.
Relocation to the new 1,700 sq. ft. office including 4 show kitchens

2020

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Alexander Bauer takes over from Verena Hubertz as Chief Operating Officer

2020

"Anyone can cook", the cookbook of Kitchen Stories.
Launch of our first cookbook "Anyone can cook" with Penguin Publishers

2021

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Media awards us as "Top Employer" & "German Startup Brand

2022

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22 million app downloads worldwide

2014

Kitchen Stories app screens.
Launch der App im Apple Store mit 100 Rezepten

2015

Kitchen Stories app screens.
1.000.000 Downloads weltweit & Launch der Android App

2016

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Diverse App Auszeichnungen von Google & Apple

2017

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Besuch des Apple-CEO Tim Cook im Berliner Office

2017

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Launch der App im Apple Store mit 100 Rezepten

2019

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Nutzer*innen können ihre eigenen Rezepte hochladen

2020

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Launch des ersten Kochbuchs "Anyone can cook" im Penguin Verlag

2021

Kitchen Stories app screens.
22 Millionen App Downloads weltweit

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