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The Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America
Jun 08, 2018
The Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America
Home Chef’s secret meal kit ingredient? Chicago
Jun 09, 2018
Home Chef’s secret meal kit ingredient? Chicago
Kroger acquiring Home Chef as it expands into meal delivery space
Jun 09, 2018
Kroger acquiring Home Chef as it expands into meal delivery space
Kroger deal to acquire Chicago meal kit company Home Chef could be worth as much as $700M
Jun 09, 2018
Kroger deal to acquire Chicago meal kit company Home Chef could be worth as much as $700M
Kroger Buys Meal-Kit Company Home Chef in Latest Online Acquisition
Jun 09, 2018
Kroger Buys Meal-Kit Company Home Chef in Latest Online Acquisition
Home Chef Cooks Up Something Good for Kroger
Jun 08, 2018
Home Chef Cooks Up Something Good for Kroger

Press Releases

OCT 10, 2018
Kroger and Home Chef Kick Off Nationwide Retail Rollout view article >
Kroger and Home Chef Kick Off Nationwide Retail Rollout
SEP 19, 2018
Maria Menounos and Home Chef Kick Off “Meal Makeover” Challenge view article >
Maria Menounos and Home Chef Kick Off “Meal Makeover” Challenge
JUN 22, 2018
Kroger Completes Merger with Home Chef view article >
Kroger Completes Merger with Home Chef
MAR 01, 2018
Home Chef Announces Move to New, State-of-the-Art Production Center, Following Over 150% 2017 Revenue Growth view article >
Home Chef Announces Move to New, State-of-the-Art Production Center, Following Over 150% 2017 Revenue Growth
FEB 02, 2017
Home Chef Continues to Expand Market Share in Growing Meal Kit Industry view article >
Home Chef Continues to Expand Market Share in Growing Meal Kit Industry
JAN 27, 2017
Home Chef Supports Charities Working to End Hunger view article >
Home Chef Supports Charities Working to End Hunger
DEC 13, 2016
Home Chef Named 2017 Hot 100 Internet Retailer view article >
Home Chef Named 2017 Hot 100 Internet Retailer
SEP 29, 2016
Home Chef Secures $40 Million in Series B Funding from L Catterton view article >
Home Chef Secures $40 Million in Series B Funding from L Catterton
JUN 28, 2016
Survey Shows Poor American Diet Stems from Lack of Time and Healthy Food Knowledge view article >
Survey Shows Poor American Diet Stems from Lack of Time and Healthy Food Knowledge
MAY 03, 2016
Home Chef Secures $10 Million in Series A Funding view article >
Home Chef Secures $10 Million in Series A Funding

Media Assets

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Meet Our Leaders

Pat

Patrick Vihtelic

Founder and CEO

Pat Vihtelic is the Founder and CEO of Home Chef, the largest private meal kit company in the US. Home Chef makes home cooking simple and approachable by providing weekly deliveries of fresh, pre-portioned ingredients and familiar, easy-to-follow recipes. Pat founded Home Chef in 2013 out of a passion for cooking and frustration with grocery shopping. He has grown the company’s team to nearly 1000 employees who enable the company to deliver nationwide.

Rich

Rich DeNardis

Chief Revenue Officer

Richard DeNardis, Chief Revenue Officer at Home Chef, has been a driving force behind Home Chef’s industry-leading growth. Rich joined Home Chef in 2015 and oversees marketing, business development, retail channel sales and web/mobile products at Home Chef. Rich completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan and received an MBA for the Harvard Business School.

Erik

Erik Jensen

Chief Product Officer

Before joining the team at Home Chef, Erik worked in consulting, studied at the French Culinary Institute, and worked in the kitchen at Michelin Starred restaurant Madera. He joined Home Chef in 2015 and has been working to improve the meal kit customer experience. He leads menu development, ingredient sourcing, packaging design, focusing heavily on customer-driven innovation.

Paulina

Paulina Boonman

Culinary Director

Prior to joining the team, she was a forensic accountant at PwC in New York before leaving to attend culinary school and pursue a career in food. Her goal is to create delicious, easy to execute menus that teach customers new techniques.

For all media inquiries, please contact Susan Oguche, PR Director

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