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For those who missed the morning announcement, check it out! We're looking for a new owner for ChefHangout.com! Spread the news!
 
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Chapter Two

Who will be the next owner?

Hello everyone,

We launched ChefHangout.com here on Google+ with great fanfare as a place to take live cooking classes from the comfort of your own kitchen using Hangouts. We accomplished awesome things (covered below) and proved that a magical and delectable experience with repeat customers could be delivered via webcam effectively.

Today, I’m very excited to announce the sale of ChefHangout.com and with great anticipation, I look forward to seeing who the right buyer will be. Chapter two will begin soon as we embark on finding the right company or individual to take it to the next level.

Reason for sale.
My work at ChefHangout was that of creator and builder, visionary and dreamer. It now requires a company or an individual who will bring full time leadership and the resources necessary to realize the fantastic potential that ChefHangout possesses.

Another reason I’m selling is that my primary business, Merger Partners, has become very successful and is growing. We’ve created something new in the investment banking industry, and as a result, very substantial growth is underway and I’m hiring. It requires my full dedication and focus. Therefore,  I cannot devote the time necessary to take ChefHangout to the next level.  

Two Types of Buyers for ChefHangout.com

Strategic buyer - A company
The right strategic buyer could acquire ChefHangout.com and very rapidly scale it to hundreds of chefs teaching thousands of classes. There are dozens of strategic buyers that we’ve identified and will be approaching. There are compelling reasons why ChefHangout is an interesting fit for each one of these companies. Some include +Blue Apron (how about it +Matt Salzberg?) You said that more educational content could be a part of Blue Apron’s future plans. Why not offer some of your meals with a cooking class?), +Sur La Table, +Munchery, +Plated, +Whole Foods Market, +Epicurious, Central Market, +Yummly  …… and even +Helpouts by Google, but I imagine Google will be more interested once an entrepreneur grows the company to over 1,000 chefs. Do you have ideas for companies that would be strategic fits? Please me know.

Entrepreneur
The right entrepreneur can grow the company into a phenomenal destination and would do the things necessary to create a very successful business. As Chef +Adam Massimo Mazzocchetti said, ChefHangout.com should be the first place anyone on the planet thinks of when they want to take a cooking class. I will work with the right entrepreneur to grow the company into a cash flowing success that can either be sold to a strategic buyer or grown through venture funding when certain metrics are achieved. VCs are pouring money into food startups and this one could be very appealing once a larger cash flow stream is maintained and strategic partnerships are formed with bigger brands.

Are you an angel investor who’s intrigued? I know one individual here on +Google+ who is an extremely capable guy and with the right backer, could grow this business dramatically. Let’s connect you two.

The Process
I’ve hired an advisor to lead the effort in selling ChefHangout.com. That firm will field inquiries from here along with our own contacts we are making to prospective buyers.

The process is very simple. After my advisor has conversations with interested buyers, we will schedule conference calls with my advisor and myself, and exchange any confidential and detailed information.

We will assess indications of interest and term sheets from various buyers and choose one during the month of November with a December closing targeted.

Contact Info
Please contact me at JoeSaad@ChefHangout.com and we will respond to inquiries. Feel free to ask questions by commenting here if you like.  There is certain private, proprietary and confidential information that I will not be able to answer publicly, but I’ll certainly address privately with credible buyers.

Stories of Success & Awesome Things

Date Night Investor
A husband and wife bought a date night cooking class with our amazing +Chef Dennis Littley. The couple are friends of mine and twenty minutes after the class, I received a call from John. He was practically giddy! He went on and on about how much fun they had and then dropped the news. He and his wife had saved $50,000 and they wanted to invest in ChefHangout.com. While I didn’t take their investment, it told me a lot. The experience was so much fun and so awesome, that they wanted to immediately invest.

William Burdette from NoSatiation.com
+William Burdette is a podcaster at No Satiation, “a podcast for food nerds”.
After taking a cooking class at ChefHangout.com, he of course did a podcast about it and said, “I left my kitchen kind of euphoric. When people talked about the promise of the internet, 10, 15, 20 years ago, this is what they were talking about.”  

ZAGAT and ChefHangout.com at SXSW
We did a cooking show (photos below) with +ZAGAT so take a peak at the YouTube video of it here: http://youtu.be/hZT_XC79qZE

Here’s How it Works
http://youtu.be/0yBB3vW5ZcY

One Chef. Three Cities. One Family.
This family likes hanging out together. But, separated geographically, it's challenging to meet sometimes. So, they decided to have a private cooking class at ChefHangout.com. They laughed and had fun while making an amazing meal together, and when our chef left after class, they dined together, family to family, face to face. Watch some of it here: http://youtu.be/CJwkEiId868

Great media coverage, including this from +The Next Web
“ChefHangout is a Genius Use of Google+ and Could Actually Make Money”
goo.gl/D7Kga Thanks to +Drew Olanoff for recognizing us!

Happy Repeat Customers
+Jeff Karpinski our number one customer, bought ... well let’s just say, over a dozen classes. When I asked Jeff one day why he bought so many classes given he was already a pretty darn good cook, he said this. “Because I’m willing to try cooking things I never would have tried by myself. With a chef standing with me in my kitchen, I’m willing to try things like tiramisu.”

Master Classes
Ten Classes. One Subject. Be an Expert.
There is nothing else like this in the market, and it serves a need for those who crave deeper culinary knowledge and want more than just one class, but aren’t interested in going to get a formal education in culinary arts. Once completed, the customer gets a ChefHangout chef jacket and the satisfaction of knowing they’ve accomplished a level of expertise in one particular area of cooking.

Our brand age here has over 1.6 million followers
Check it out here: +ChefHangout.com 

Massive thank you to our chefs!
Our chefs inspired me throughout the process of building something great. They signed on before they even saw a website. Our first developer just couldn’t build the sort of site we needed and the chefs hung in there. Our second developer was nothing short of genius as they were able to build things that people to this day, can’t seem to replicate and approach me to buy.

Our chefs motivated me and more importantly, many of them became my friends. Chef +Jake Croston, the popular, handsome and funny chef whose skills should be on TV, +Chef Dennis Littley's wisdom and knowledge proved again and again to be of great value, Chef +Haylee Otto, +Mary Helen Leonard, +Stormy Sweitzer, +Jessica Chiasson Wood, +Jackie M, +Adam Massimo Mazzocchetti, +Jenny Kelley, +Janice Mansfield and many more were all instrumental in building something brand new and unique.

And, a huge thanks to all of you!
There have been tons of awesome relationships built along this path! I’ll never forget the launch day announcement Hangout with +Sarah Hill on the news, a pioneer and trailblazer here for human media, many Hangouts with +Bruce Garber, the co-creator of +Virtual Photo Walks™,  strategy discussions with +Peter G McDermott, +Chris Hill, +Michael Sitarzewski & +Chris Yates and hanging out at +SXSW in Austin with +Amanda Blain, +Daria Musk and so many others. Hangouts with +Laurie DesAutels, +Mike Downes, +Kim Beasley, +Elaine Lindsay, and even superstar +Mark Cuban! I’ll never forget those early creative discussions with +Paul Allen founder of Ancestry.com. I’m grateful for friends from Google like +Loren Groves who was valuable and supportive as we developed ChefHangout. +Vic Gundotra you’re inspiring and thank you for your kind words not long ago in Dallas, +Anne Espiritu your knowledge of PR and marketing is second to none. +Denis Labelle  your insight and wealth of information on Google+ has been massively valuable and the same to +Ronnie Bincer  – hanging out with you in Austin was a blast! +Pelpina Trip what an amazing video you did for our site! +Dan McDermott's  outstanding expertise here has been of great value! You and many more like you have been huge parts of building this, and I’m deeply grateful for each of you.

Thanks to all of you from the bottom of my heart!

First in social media?
Has any business ever been both launched on a social network and sold there too?

Have you ever seen someone announce the upcoming sale of their business via Google+, Twitter, Facebook, or other social networks? +Robert Scoble have you? +Danielle Gould maybe you know? I never have, and nobody I’ve spoken to has but after careful consideration, we thought, why not. :)

Media, please cover this if you deem it newsworthy, +The Next Web, +TechCrunch, +Mashable, +Inc., +Jason Salas, +Amber Mac, +Cali Lewis, +Mike Elgan, +Leo Laporte, and others! :)

Share please
There are oodles of entrepreneurs and companies who might have an interest in buying this business, so please share away. Let’s make history as the first company both launched and sold on Google+!
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In case you missed the memo, today is National Chocolate Pudding Day. So yes, you should totally splurge on dessert after dinner tonight. Here are a few ideas to get the celebrating started. --Meghan DeMaria 1. Chocolate silk pieWhat's better than a cup of pudding? Pudding that's surrounded by a graham cracker crust, that's what. (iStock) 2. Chocolate mousseOkay, mousse isn't technically pudding, but, come on. This holiday only comes ...
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Thanks +Yummly for some awesome ideas!
 
10 Unique Ways to Serve Poached Eggs for Brunch!

Get the recipes: http://yumm.ly/1mMZZ0j
Photo: Polenta with Spinach, Sausage, & Poached Eggs from The Kitchn
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Pan Seared Chicken Breasts in a Mushroom Cream Sauce

Please join our wonderful chef +Mary Callan in this class that's selling fast. Get your seat while seats remain.

October 15 at 6:00 pm CST.

Click here for more info:
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Hollandaise Sauce by our amazing chef +Mary Callan!
 
This hollandaise sauce is as foolproof as you're going to get.  As long as you own a blender it will work like a charm. Smooth and flavorful, you're going to be pouring this on everything.  I'm so glad it worked because I was in need of a bolstering breakfast after a tricky start to the day.  

I was drifting off into a contented sleep last night when daughter number three bust into the bedroom,

"Mum" she shrieked "you HAVE (?!) to take me to driver's ed tomorrow morning at 7am!"

"What! Where?" 

As it turned out a good thirty minutes drive from here.

"But that means we're going to have to get up at 6am and I've got up at 5:30am all week driving your sister into NYC for dance camp and it's Saturday morning and lets not forget it's summer and supposed to be restful!" I wailed.

Consoling myself with the thought that once she has actually passed driver's ed she'll be able to drive herself wherever she needs to go, I grumbled myself back to sleep.  6am arrived sooner than I thought possible and after a gallon or so of shockingly strong coffee I stumbled into the car. My daughter sat in the passenger seat glued to her phone, then she groaned, then she looked at me with a horrified expression on her face, then started giggling - GIGGLING!!

"Mum - don't flip out - I got the wrong day, it's starts on Monday!"

So I used the time to make hollandaise sauce from Simply Recipes and a couple of poached eggs. I didn't go for the traditional Eggs Benedict with the muffin and the ham but if you're inclined look no further than here. 




Easy Hollandaise Sauce.

Recipe adapted from Simply Recipes

10 tablespoons unsalted butter
Pinch of salt
1 tablespoon lemon juice
3 egg yolks.

Melt the butter.

Blend the eggs, lemon juice and salt very well until the eggs have become light in color.

Pour the melted butter in a thin stream, into the egg mixture with the blender on until fully emulsified.

That's it!!

Now I'm off to take my daughter driving!
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Black Bean Falafel Tacos with Salsa and Fruity Avocado Salad

Taught by +Mary Helen Leonard using Google Hangouts, while you cook along with our chef, from the comfort of your own kitchen!

Click here today for details: http://goo.gl/86lWF

First, we'll prepare a delicious fresh salsa made with crisp jicama, sweet corn, and tart lime and tomato.  Next, we'll put together an easy Avocado Salad full of unexpected flavors that will absolutely delight your taste buds. Then, she'll show you how to create delicious black bean patties that you can use to fill tacos, top salads, or stuff burritos.

#cookingclasses   #chefhangout   #tacos  
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ChefHangout.com
Chapter Two

Who will be the next owner?

Hello everyone,

We launched ChefHangout.com here on Google+ with great fanfare as a place to take live cooking classes from the comfort of your own kitchen using Hangouts. We accomplished awesome things (covered below) and proved that a magical and delectable experience with repeat customers could be delivered via webcam effectively.

Today, I’m very excited to announce the sale of ChefHangout.com and with great anticipation, I look forward to seeing who the right buyer will be. Chapter two will begin soon as we embark on finding the right company or individual to take it to the next level.

Reason for sale.
My work at ChefHangout was that of creator and builder, visionary and dreamer. It now requires a company or an individual who will bring full time leadership and the resources necessary to realize the fantastic potential that ChefHangout possesses.

Another reason I’m selling is that my primary business, Merger Partners, has become very successful and is growing. We’ve created something new in the investment banking industry, and as a result, very substantial growth is underway and I’m hiring. It requires my full dedication and focus. Therefore,  I cannot devote the time necessary to take ChefHangout to the next level.  

Two Types of Buyers for ChefHangout.com

Strategic buyer - A company
The right strategic buyer could acquire ChefHangout.com and very rapidly scale it to hundreds of chefs teaching thousands of classes. There are dozens of strategic buyers that we’ve identified and will be approaching. There are compelling reasons why ChefHangout is an interesting fit for each one of these companies. Some include +Blue Apron (how about it +Matt Salzberg?) You said that more educational content could be a part of Blue Apron’s future plans. Why not offer some of your meals with a cooking class?), +Sur La Table, +Munchery, +Plated, +Whole Foods Market, +Epicurious, Central Market, +Yummly  …… and even +Helpouts by Google, but I imagine Google will be more interested once an entrepreneur grows the company to over 1,000 chefs. Do you have ideas for companies that would be strategic fits? Please me know.

Entrepreneur
The right entrepreneur can grow the company into a phenomenal destination and would do the things necessary to create a very successful business. As Chef +Adam Massimo Mazzocchetti said, ChefHangout.com should be the first place anyone on the planet thinks of when they want to take a cooking class. I will work with the right entrepreneur to grow the company into a cash flowing success that can either be sold to a strategic buyer or grown through venture funding when certain metrics are achieved. VCs are pouring money into food startups and this one could be very appealing once a larger cash flow stream is maintained and strategic partnerships are formed with bigger brands.

Are you an angel investor who’s intrigued? I know one individual here on +Google+ who is an extremely capable guy and with the right backer, could grow this business dramatically. Let’s connect you two.

The Process
I’ve hired an advisor to lead the effort in selling ChefHangout.com. That firm will field inquiries from here along with our own contacts we are making to prospective buyers.

The process is very simple. After my advisor has conversations with interested buyers, we will schedule conference calls with my advisor and myself, and exchange any confidential and detailed information.

We will assess indications of interest and term sheets from various buyers and choose one during the month of November with a December closing targeted.

Contact Info
Please contact me at JoeSaad@ChefHangout.com and we will respond to inquiries. Feel free to ask questions by commenting here if you like.  There is certain private, proprietary and confidential information that I will not be able to answer publicly, but I’ll certainly address privately with credible buyers.

Stories of Success & Awesome Things

Date Night Investor
A husband and wife bought a date night cooking class with our amazing +Chef Dennis Littley. The couple are friends of mine and twenty minutes after the class, I received a call from John. He was practically giddy! He went on and on about how much fun they had and then dropped the news. He and his wife had saved $50,000 and they wanted to invest in ChefHangout.com. While I didn’t take their investment, it told me a lot. The experience was so much fun and so awesome, that they wanted to immediately invest.

William Burdette from NoSatiation.com
+William Burdette is a podcaster at No Satiation, “a podcast for food nerds”.
After taking a cooking class at ChefHangout.com, he of course did a podcast about it and said, “I left my kitchen kind of euphoric. When people talked about the promise of the internet, 10, 15, 20 years ago, this is what they were talking about.”  

ZAGAT and ChefHangout.com at SXSW
We did a cooking show (photos below) with +ZAGAT so take a peak at the YouTube video of it here: http://youtu.be/hZT_XC79qZE

Here’s How it Works
http://youtu.be/0yBB3vW5ZcY

One Chef. Three Cities. One Family.
This family likes hanging out together. But, separated geographically, it's challenging to meet sometimes. So, they decided to have a private cooking class at ChefHangout.com. They laughed and had fun while making an amazing meal together, and when our chef left after class, they dined together, family to family, face to face. Watch some of it here: http://youtu.be/CJwkEiId868

Great media coverage, including this from +The Next Web
“ChefHangout is a Genius Use of Google+ and Could Actually Make Money”
goo.gl/D7Kga Thanks to +Drew Olanoff for recognizing us!

Happy Repeat Customers
+Jeff Karpinski our number one customer, bought ... well let’s just say, over a dozen classes. When I asked Jeff one day why he bought so many classes given he was already a pretty darn good cook, he said this. “Because I’m willing to try cooking things I never would have tried by myself. With a chef standing with me in my kitchen, I’m willing to try things like tiramisu.”

Master Classes
Ten Classes. One Subject. Be an Expert.
There is nothing else like this in the market, and it serves a need for those who crave deeper culinary knowledge and want more than just one class, but aren’t interested in going to get a formal education in culinary arts. Once completed, the customer gets a ChefHangout chef jacket and the satisfaction of knowing they’ve accomplished a level of expertise in one particular area of cooking.

Our brand age here has over 1.6 million followers
Check it out here: +ChefHangout.com 

Massive thank you to our chefs!
Our chefs inspired me throughout the process of building something great. They signed on before they even saw a website. Our first developer just couldn’t build the sort of site we needed and the chefs hung in there. Our second developer was nothing short of genius as they were able to build things that people to this day, can’t seem to replicate and approach me to buy.

Our chefs motivated me and more importantly, many of them became my friends. Chef +Jake Croston, the popular, handsome and funny chef whose skills should be on TV, +Chef Dennis Littley's wisdom and knowledge proved again and again to be of great value, Chef +Haylee Otto, +Mary Helen Leonard, +Stormy Sweitzer, +Jessica Chiasson Wood, +Jackie M, +Adam Massimo Mazzocchetti, +Jenny Kelley, +Janice Mansfield and many more were all instrumental in building something brand new and unique.

And, a huge thanks to all of you!
There have been tons of awesome relationships built along this path! I’ll never forget the launch day announcement Hangout with +Sarah Hill on the news, a pioneer and trailblazer here for human media, many Hangouts with +Bruce Garber, the co-creator of +Virtual Photo Walks™,  strategy discussions with +Peter G McDermott, +Chris Hill, +Michael Sitarzewski & +Chris Yates and hanging out at +SXSW in Austin with +Amanda Blain, +Daria Musk and so many others. Hangouts with +Laurie DesAutels, +Mike Downes, +Kim Beasley, +Elaine Lindsay, and even superstar +Mark Cuban! I’ll never forget those early creative discussions with +Paul Allen founder of Ancestry.com. I’m grateful for friends from Google like +Loren Groves who was valuable and supportive as we developed ChefHangout. +Vic Gundotra you’re inspiring and thank you for your kind words not long ago in Dallas, +Anne Espiritu your knowledge of PR and marketing is second to none. +Denis Labelle  your insight and wealth of information on Google+ has been massively valuable and the same to +Ronnie Bincer  – hanging out with you in Austin was a blast! +Pelpina Trip what an amazing video you did for our site! +Dan McDermott's  outstanding expertise here has been of great value! You and many more like you have been huge parts of building this, and I’m deeply grateful for each of you.

Thanks to all of you from the bottom of my heart!

First in social media?
Has any business ever been both launched on a social network and sold there too?

Have you ever seen someone announce the upcoming sale of their business via Google+, Twitter, Facebook, or other social networks? +Robert Scoble have you? +Danielle Gould maybe you know? I never have, and nobody I’ve spoken to has but after careful consideration, we thought, why not. :)

Media, please cover this if you deem it newsworthy, +The Next Web, +TechCrunch, +Mashable, +Inc., +Jason Salas, +Amber Mac, +Cali Lewis, +Mike Elgan, +Leo Laporte, and others! :)

Share please
There are oodles of entrepreneurs and companies who might have an interest in buying this business, so please share away. Let’s make history as the first company both launched and sold on Google+!
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Absolutely stunning! Very well done +Françoise Gailhaguet!
 
Although I've never been to the US and Canada yet (sniff), I enjoy baking #pancakes for breakfast. They are so yummy with maple syrup! Here is a #glutenfree recipe with whole rice and quinoa flours , complete with cane sugar, almonds milk and a pinch of cinnamon. Enjoy!

http://www.saveurscroisees.com/2014/04/pancakes/
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Outstanding idea!

This would be so cool!

Thanks for sharing this idea +Amanda Blain!
 
A  Digital Cutting Board - A Chefs Dream Come True

This totally awesome prototype cutting board will tell you how much the food weighs, pull up YouTube or recipes, is washable, and tells you that it is sanitized from food contamination!

Why yes.. I would like you in my Kitchen. Now. Come on Technology now your talking! Make this a reality!

#technology   #food    #gadgets   #cuttingboard   #technologytuesday   #ab  
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We're very excited to be in Lifehacker today!

Here's the excellent article written by +Alan Henry!

#innovation   #cookingclasses   #chefhangout  
Google Hangouts is one of the best video chat and conference services, but it's easy to forget that it's not just for talking to friends privately. There are tons of public, open Hangouts every day that anyone can join, and many of them can teach you something interesting and new, expose you to new ideas, or just help you relax and live a little. Here are a few of them.
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What a fantastic dairy-free frosting!

Super work +Janice Mansfield!

Thank you!
 
Easiest dairy-free chocolate frosting ever!

Trust me!  This is one of those things where once you know your basic techniques, you can vary the inputs and come up with something pretty fantastic.  Whipped dairy-free chocolate ganache made with 2 (count-em, 2!) ingredients: chocolate and coconut milk.

I like to use a coconut milk without added stabilizers - ArroyD is one brand that is fairly inexpensive, and doesn't have added guar or xantham gum. or if you're really ambitious, you can make your own. (but really sometimes, its nice to just be able to pull a tin out of the pantry!)

Use a dairy-free chocolate such as Enjoy Life, which comes in teeny chips so you don't even have to chop! (OR if you're feeling especially indulgent, you can get some bean to bar chocolate (Mast Brothers makes a 2kg bar, Valhrona makes pastilles, and my friends Marisa and Kent produce some great ones under the +organicfair brand)

Heat your coconut milk til it is boiling (you can go a bit hotter on this than you might with heavy cream).  Pour the hot coconut milk over an equal weight of chocolate  ...  1 tin = 400 grams, so simply measure out 400 grams chocolate in a heatproof bowl.

Cover, and let stand 10 mins, then gradually whisk the whole shebang together.  It will get lovely and dark and glossy as you do.

The trick here is doing this ahead of time enough that the ganache cools and starts to become thick and firm-ish before you start to whip it.  On a hot day, I'll cheat and stash in the freezer for 30-45 minutes.  You should get something stable enough to pipe onto cupcakes, or fill the inside layers of a cake (if you do the latter, chill each layer as you go,

#protip   #kitchentips   #dessert   #chocolate   #yourewelcome   
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From our fantastic +Chef Dennis Littley, check out Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms and be sure to circle him!

Absolutely fantastic!
 
If you've never had Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms you don't know what you're missing!  They are little bites of heaven...sigh

Follow the link for the recipe:
http://goo.gl/kHfAu

#zucchiniblossoms   #askchefdennis   #italianrecipes  
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Cooking Classes via Google+ Hangouts in the Comfort of Your Own Kitchen!
Introduction

For years, the ordinary way to learn how to cook has been to watch a family member or friend, watch TV or a video, go to a local cooking class, or of course, read a cookbook.  It’s a new world and today there’s a new way.

Welcome to ChefHangout.com where you’ll meet chefs from all over the planet as they lead cooking classes via Google+ Hangouts, where up to 10 people, can talk face to face, via their webcams.  Learn our chefs’ skills, their recipes, their techniques and do it without even leaving your home.  Here you’ll find value that just isn’t achievable anywhere else.  Nowhere can you find so many chefs, all under one virtual roof, ready to share their skills with you in the comfort of your own kitchen.

Imagine joining your friends, your mother, your son or daughter, wherever they may be, to join you with a chef, and imagine learning how to make something amazing, with them. Imagine it.  It’s possible and today, it’s here.  And, after the chef leaves, feel free to stick around, and have dinner with them kitchen to kitchen no matter where they may be.  That's amazing.

Browse through our wonderful chefs, and check out their incredibly diverse offering of classes.  Find one that suits you, buy it, and then, show up, ingredients ready, and enjoy yourself in a truly transformative experience.

Thank you for visiting ChefHangout.com! You’re embarking on a revolutionary way of engaging online, and you as a customer will be a pioneer alongside our chefs, as you learn from and interact with them, and enjoy a truly magical experience in your own kitchen.