Getting Started


  • Browse from our list of @Home Grubs and click on any grub category that interests you.
  • You will see a list of all the chefs located near you who are making that grub in their home kitchens.
  • Click on the Chef's avatar to enter their kitchen and get more details on their grub.
  • When ready to order, just click on the green "Place Order" button and select items from their menu.


While in the chef's kitchen, if you do not see a green "Place Order" button, this means the kitchen is currently closed and not accepting any orders.

Additionally, you can also determine if the kitchen is opened or closed by a green dot located on top of the chef's avatar. This is called the chef's online-indicator. If the green dot is present, this means the chef is online - kitchen is open and accepting orders. The absent of a green dot means the chef is offline - kitchen is closed and not accepting orders.


Watch our explainer videos to learn how to become a chef on the @Home Grub platform and start earning extra income!

 Chef Registration

SELL YOUR HOMEMADE FOOD! Making a living selling your homemade food sounds like a dream come true right? We sure think so. By registering to become a chef on @Home Grub you can do just that, and we’re here to help! We have many valuable resources available for getting started on the right foot with your home-based food microenterprise business.

To become a Chef for any of our @Home Grub categories, you must first create a Chef Profile by clicking on the "New Chefs Sign Up Here" button located on the top toolbar. After successfully filling out the registration form a verification email will be sent to the email you entered on the registration form. You will need to click on the link inside this email to complete the registration process.


Kitchen Registration

Once successfully registered, a Chef's Kitchen profile will be created for you. Use this Chef's Kitchen profile to showcase your food, kitchen, processes and anything else you can think of that will enncourage customers to choose your grub over other cooks making the same grub. Use text descriptions, photos and videos to tell the world how your menu items are better or more unique than any others. It's basically where you advertise and promote yourself and your food.

Just login when you are open for business and logout when you are closed. When you are logged in, a green dot will appear next to your chef's avatar indicating to customers you're kitchen is open and ready for orders. When you are logged out the green dot will be removed indicating to customers you are offline - kitchen is closed and not accepting any orders.


Online Payment System Integrated into Your Menu

Each Chef's Kitchen profile includs a menu system integrated directly into our online payment system verified by PayPal. Anytime someone orders from your menu the payment will be directly deposited into your account. No need to handel money when customers come to pick up their grub. 

Need Support?

No problem. Click on the "Contact Us" menu item from the top menu bar and fill out the contact form specifying your issue.


Need A New Grub Catagory Added?
Click on the "Contact Us" menu item from the top menu bar. Fill out the contact form specifying the new category you want added and we will add it ASAP.


Food Saftey Related Complaints?
Click on the "Contact Us" menu item from the top menu bar. Fill out the contact form specifying your complaint.


Click here for General permit requirements for Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operations

Click here for list of California counties and links to each couties Environmental Health Agency MEHKO Ordinance/Resolution.