Building a world full of
confident home cooks.

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

Our mission is to inspire, enable and delight aspirational home cooks in their everyday cooking, making them feel at ease in the kitchen.

Our Belief

We believe that the ability to cook confidently for yourself and others leads to a life full of wholesome and enjoyable moments.
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Our Promise

Our promise is to provide the best personalized, guided cooking experience through trusted recipes, educational content and a seamless digital user-experience.

At a Glance


recipes & articles


daily cooking events


app downloads


unique users


team members


platform channels

Our Community


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


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


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


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


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


"Have rarely had a good knack for creamy sauces before and this one hit the mark."
Kitchen Stories app screens.

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.
Learn more

Our Onlineshop

Our own Kitchen Stories online shop is our way of making many years of know-how and the "Kitchen Stories feeling" tangible and bringing it to the kitchens of our community. For example, with our 12 organic spice mixes.
To online shop
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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

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
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Our Milestones


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Founding of Kitchen Stories by Verena Hubertz and Mengting Bönsch


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


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


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


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Apple CEO Tim Cook visits our Berlin office


BSH logo.
BSH Group becomes majority shareholder


Relocation to the new 1,700 sq. ft. office including 4 show kitchens


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Users can upload their own recipes from now on


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Alexander Bauer takes over from Verena Hubertz as Chief Operating Officer


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


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


New design and personalization function in the app" with the attached image


Founding of the Food Alliance, Germany's largest native food community


Nora Seetge and Alexander Bauer take over as managing directors


Launch of the our online shop and our own spice mixes


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


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


Kitchen Stories app screens.
Diverse App Auszeichnungen von Google & Apple


Kitchen Stories app screens.
Besuch des Apple-CEO Tim Cook im Berliner Office


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


Kitchen Stories app screens.
Nutzer*innen können ihre eigenen Rezepte hochladen


Kitchen Stories app screens.
Launch des ersten Kochbuchs "Anyone can cook" im Penguin Verlag


Kitchen Stories app screens.
22 Millionen App Downloads weltweit

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