SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chefs Feed, the first mobile food guide to provide dish and restaurant recommendations from nearly 1,000 renowned chefs in 24 cities, announced that it will be available to users on any device via its website which launched today. Until now, Chefs Feed was available only to iPhone users where it was recognized in iTunes annual roundup of "Best Apps of the Year". The app also won a Webby Award for "Best Mobile Guide," edging out Google Maps.
The online expansion marks the company's transformation from being solely a food app, to now being a comprehensive media company that houses all original video content, curated editorial features -- and of course -- thousands of dish recommendations from the best chefs spanning three countries. Furthermore, users, regardless of which smartphone, computer or tablet they own, will have access to all of Chefs Feed's content.
Since its v2.0 launch in October of 2012, Chefs Feed has created over seven million chef-to-user connections within the iPhone app alone- growing at a rate of 35,000 per day. Additionally, Chefs Feed's users have "eaten" and/or "planned" to eat over half-a-million dishes in the app. With the expansion to web, Chefs Feed projects an exponential growth that will further validate the company's "experts as reviewers" model.
"The two things we hear most from our users are 'come to my city' or 'how can I use Chefs Feed without an iPhone?'" We're pleased to have solved the latter as we continue to expand into additional markets" says Steve Rivera, Chefs Feed's co-founder and CEO.
Chefs Feed has raised over $2 million in seed funding led by Subtraction Capital and is actively looking to close out its current round.
ABOUT CHEFS FEED
Chefs Feed, the first chef-powered food and restaurant guide, is headquartered in San Francisco, California, the epicenter of culinary and technology innovation. As the first offering from parent company Credible, Inc., the guide combines food recommendations from nearly 1,000 of the nation's top chefs with innovative technology to create a reliable and trusted food guide. The recently launched Chefs Feed Network provides hundreds of hours of original content videos about chefs and their restaurants. Chefs Feed will be launching an Android version of the app in December of 2013.
Chefs Feed, named one of Apple's "Best Apps of 2012" and a recipient of a Webby Award in the "Mobile Guides" category, is available in 24 cities across 3 countries, including: Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Boulder, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Hawaii, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington D.C., and internationally in London, Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal).
For more information, visit http://www.chefsfeed.com, http://www.facebook.com/ChefsFeed or follow @ChefsFeed on Twitter. Viewers can tune in to Chefs Feed Network by subscribing to the Chefs Feed YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/chefsfeed.
Jared Rivera 415.956.0808