Its super easy to get certified as a Micro Enterprise Home Kitchen. We have created a how to guide that you can check out below. It walks you through how to obtain the required permit, and certifications for starting your home-based food business.
You’re all set to create your profile, add menu items, upload photos and start selling your food through HomeMade!
BECOME A HOME COOK
How it Works
GET STARTED & MAKE IT POP
Download the HomeMade for Chefs app on Google Play or the App Store and start creating your delicious menu.
MANAGE YOUR ORDERS
Get real-time order updates and send each customers status updates quickly and seamlessly.fresh homemade food you love to cook.
Use live chat to ask customers questions, respond to inquiries, and build your very own foodie tribe!
KNOW WHAT’S UP
Stay on top of your business with ongoing notifications such as customer chats, new orders placed, and completed transactions.
STALK YOUR STATS
Track your sales, set performance goals, and see customer reviews all in one convenient place.
HomeMade makes it quick & easy to deposit earnings straight to your account with our secure checkout process.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HomeMade is a whole new way to eat! We connect local home-based cooks with nearby hungry customers who can browse unique menus and order fresh and healthy homemade food. Download the app today and discover a whole new way to share your passion for cooking, or experience new culinary discoveries!
Customers may view available dishes on your menu for quick pick up or for future dates. The HomeMade app allows customers to select portion size, dish options, desired pickup times along with any special requests. Once the customer has paid for the order, you’ll confirm the order and notify them of the pick up time and location desired. For easy communications, you can chat directly with the customer.
We understand that we’re only as successful as our Home Cooks, which is why it’s our mission to make sure that we provide you with tools and resources you need to succeed. Currently the HomeMade App is completely FEE FREE for home chefs. We charge the customer a small convenience fee of 7.5% to cover costs.
HomeMade customers are local people in your community in search of new, tasty, and fresh homemade food dishes to experience.
Requirements may differ in each county. Currently, you will need to complete the Standard Operating Procedures Form, apply for a permit in your county, and get your Food Safety Manager Certification. In addition, if you have other people in your home kitchen, each will need to obtain a Food Handlers Permit.
We make getting paid super easy. After 72 hours of any order being complete, you can login to the HomeMade for Home Chefs app and click the PAY ME button. We transfer the funds directly into your PayPal account instantly. It's that simple. In addition, you can log into your HomeMade Chefs Portal at any time to review your orders, transactions, and payouts or setup real-time notifications.