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On-Demand Launches in San Francisco and Seattle!

Introducing Munchery On-Demand

Introducing On-Demand Delivery

You asked and we listened. We are proud to announce that starting today, you can place an order anytime in the evening and get it delivered in a snap.

On-demand delivery launches in San Francisco in a few selected ZIP codes (94110, 94114 and 94117 – Mission and Castro districts, Bernal Heights, Haight-Ashbury) and we will expand coverage soon.

With on-demand delivery, you can conveniently order anything from our vast menu between 4-8PM and have it delivered within 20-40 minutes. You will also receive an ETA at the time you place the order. If you want to plan ahead, you can still schedule a delivery within a guaranteed 1-hour delivery window.

Munchery Seattle is Open

In addition, we are delighted to let you know our Seattle service is now live! The Emerald City is our first market expansion outside of the San Francisco Bay Area. Both on-demand and same-day delivery options are available throughout the Seattle downtown areas (ZIP codes 98101, 98104, 98121, 98122, 98144), with additional ZIP codes coming soon.

To celebrate the grand opening in Seattle, we’re making the first entree for every new order complimentary for the next 2 weeks. Just use code SEATTLENOW by 7/29/14 (one per household, valid only in Seattle).



A new version of the Munchery iOS app is also available for download starting today. This new version supports both Seattle service and the new on-demand capability, along with multiple other enhancements.

Give Food, Get Food

Like Munchery? Help us get the word out on Facebook and Twitter. Tell your friends and family in Seattle. For every new friend who places an order, he/she would receive $10 credit to try us out. You would also get $10 credit for referring that friend.

Thank you for your support!

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Munchery Plus – Updated

We’re sorry for the inconvenience, but Munchery Plus is no longer available.

See today’s menu of fresh, chef-made dishes here.

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$28 Million Raised to Reinvent “What’s for Dinner?” in the Bay Area, Seattle & Beyond


$28 Million Raised to Reinvent “What’s for Dinner?” in the Bay Area, Seattle & Beyond

It seems like just yesterday we sat down in Tri’s living room to start working on what would become Munchery. Only one year ago, we were a small team packed into spare walk-in pantries at our kitchen for an office (see above!).

Our team and office have grown, but our mission remains the same as it was in Tri’s living room – to make the easy answer to “what’s for dinner” the best one for busy families like ours. And what a journey it’s been.

Since then, we’ve served over 580,000 meals, from more than 50 talented Bay Area chefs, to tens of thousands of customers from the hills of Marin county to the office parks of Cupertino, and everything in between.

This last fall, we rebuilt our product from the ground up. Added industry leading sustainable packaging, a meal donation program with the SF & Marin Food Bank, and a CO2 offset program with The Conservation Fund.

But one question followed us at every turn – “When are you coming to my city?”

So, while donating over 80,000 meals to the food bank, and offsetting more than 240 metric tons of carbon since this fall is exciting, we’re just as excited to announce that Munchery is ready to start expanding to new markets.

Seattle, Here We Come

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We don’t always see eye to eye in football, but Seattle and SF both share a deep passion for real good food, and sustainable businesses.

Work is already well underway building our state of the art kitchen, and we can’t wait to call the Emerald City our second home.

So set the table for early summer 2014!

➔ Live in Seattle? Get 20% off your first order by joining Munchery today.

$28 Million Funding Round – Largest Food Startup Round To Date

Seattle is just the first of many new markets for us. A key component of our expansion has been finding talented, forward thinking investors that share our vision and want to join us on our journey.

Today we’re excited to announce Munchery has raised a $28 million Series B funding round led by Shervin Pishevar and Scott Stanford’s SherpaVentures.

SherpaVentures founder Shervin Pishevar is an investor, advisor and board observer to Uber, among many great companies, and we welcome him to Munchery’s Board of Directors.

We’re also excited to welcome a few new faces to the startup investing game.

But you might recognize them from screens big and small, most recently as guest judges on the latest season of Bravo TV’s ‘Top Chef’.


Chef Roy Choi & Jon Favreau as Guest Judges on Bravo’s Top Chef

  • Chef Roy Choi – Street food pioneer and founder of LA’s world famous Korean taco truck, Kogi BBQ. Awarded “Best New Chefs 2010” by Food & Wine Magazine.

  • Jon Favreau – The actor, writer and director of the upcoming foodie film ‘Chef’, the cult classic movie ‘Swingers’, and the Director of Iron Man 1 & 2.

With existing investors e.ventures and Menlo Ventures participating, this funding round is the biggest for a food startup to date, and we couldn’t have asked for a better group of people to work with.

Meet Chef Emily Moore – Munchery Seattle Culinary Manager


Chef Emily Moore

Folks in Seattle remember Chef Emily Moore as the Executive Chef of The Painted Table. Where she famously received local critic John Hinterberger’s first four star review in 17 years of reviewing restaurants.

Honored as one of “Best Chefs America 2013” by over 5,000 of her chef peers, we’re excited to welcome Emily as Culinary Manager for Munchery in Seattle.

She’s in charge of recruiting a world-class team of local chefs, helping them with menu and dish development, as well as sourcing nothing but the best ingredients the Pacific Northwest has to offer.

She joins us from the 21 Acres Center for Local Food and Sustainable Living, a non-profit farm, education center and retail farmers market that features the finest farm-to-table food in the Northwest.

Meet Chef Scott Newman – New Munchery San Francisco Chef


Chef Scott Newman

We’re also thrilled to welcome Chef Scott Newman to our already talented roster of chefs serving the Bay Area.

Chef Newman is the former Executive Chef of SF’s legendary culinary institution – Rubicon.

Food & Wine Magazine calls Rubicon “a culinary academy of excellence” and is honoring Chef Newman and other Rubicon alumni at this year’s Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival.

Scott is already hard at work creating his first menus that he will begin serving in just a few weeks.

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Refer Munchery Engineers. Get FREE Dinners for a Year.

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Yep, you read that right. In case you didn’t know, there is a “War for Talent” in Silicon Valley right now.

We just moved into an amazing new office (pictured above) and raised some money to help us build a world-class team. One that is passionate about “tech and taste,” and wants to help us upend the culinary world.

So like every other company and your Aunt Sally, we’re looking to hire Senior & Mid-Level Software Engineers.

Most companies at this stage traditionally end up bringing on outside recruiters to help them “source” candidates.

Well, we’re not a traditional bunch of operators over here.

So we decided to see if our community can help find us some engineering talent, and earn a unique “recruiting fee” for doing so.

Anyone who refers an engineer to us that we end up hiring, gets free Munchery dinners for a year!

(Note: if you are an awesome engineer and reach out to us directly and get hired, we’d be more than happy to hand those free dinners to you as long as you reference this blog post when applying!)

How does this work?

1. You can see the full job descriptions below, or here: https://munchery.com/jobs

2. If you know someone who is interested, email us at jobs@munchery.com with them cc’d. Or have them email us directly, and make sure they include your name as the referral in the email.

3. If we hire someone you refer us, we’ll give you $6500 in Munchery credit. Depending on how you spend it, that’s $25 per day for dinner on Munchery, 5 days a week for the next year. Upon hiring, we’ll immediately give your account $1000 credit, and add the remaining $5500 after the engineer reaches 90 days on the job.

What’s it like working at Munchery?

  • Rewarding work. Know you’re working on stuff that helps people in their daily lives.
  • Get it done. Zero bureaucracy. Your direct impact is limited only by how hard you want to work.
  • An epicurean’s delight. Good food abounds.
  • Interact with chefs and the culinary world. Participate in chef tastings & samplings.
  • High-level of excellence across the company. No luxury hires. Everyone adds tangible value.

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive compensation packages and stock options.
  • Food is everywhere (it’s actually overwhelming at times).
  • Employee discount program (never worry about dinner again)
  • Open vacation policy. Rest when you need it, rock when you don’t.
  • Health, dental and vision benefits. Pre-tax commuter benefits.
  • Coming soon: FSA, HSA, 401k
  • Build your dream Apple workstation the way you want.

What we’re looking for:

  • Unicorns – rare amazing individuals that punch well above their weight class and are believed not to exist in this world.
  • Cross-functional & multi-talented. If you’re an engineer, you should have multiple core competencies and passions beyond coding (ie: photography, writing, mad chopping skills)
  • Food lovers. In fact, a lot of your teammates have had previous professional kitchen experience in their past.
  • Passionate people who put team before ego.
  • People who can turn on a dime and embrace rapid changes

Engineering and Product Roles

For our software engineers, code is a way of life. You’re the kind of person who enjoys picking up a new language on your free time, and get the tingles thinking about scalable, high-performance systems. Our engineers play a critical part in designing the technology behind Munchery’s e-commerce and operations management systems. Our code is very “tangible.” It moves food from production to inventory to fulfillment and delivery, and a ton of algorithms behind it. With the lack of innovation in the “tech and taste” space, there’s nothing better than putting smart, creative engineers to solve it.

Senior Software Engineer

  • Minimum 5 years experience in Rails.
  • Minimum B.S. in computer science or equivalent
  • Have experience in building e-commerce components such as transaction processing, inventory, race conditions, etc. Geo-location, CRM, and reporting a plus.
  • Have published your own Github projects or be a committer in a serious project
  • Experience in testing frameworks (like BDD/TDD)
  • High-level proficiency in UNIX and system ops (building RPMs, chef recipes, deployment scripts)
  • Expert in writing complex SQL queries
  • High-level experience in scaling: memcached, redis, partitioning
  • Write clean HTML/CSS/jQuery code. About the equivalent of a junior front-end developer
  • Mobile experience a plus.
  • Previous startup experience a plus.

Software Engineer

  • 3-5 years experience in Rails.
  • Minimum B.S. in computer science or equivalent
  • Rails proficiency in ActiveRecord, RESTful routing, permissions, caching, nested forms, mailers, exception handling, and namespaces/scopes.
  • Expert in front-end development in HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, and CoffeeScript. Backbone.js and other JS frameworks a plus.
  • Experience building your own JS libraries and shared CSS libraries.
  • Previous startup experience a plus.

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Welcome to Munchery 2.0


We launched Munchery a few years ago as a couple of busy new parents desperate for an easier answer to “what’s for dinner?” And a mission to create a better one.

We’ve come a long way since then, and we couldn’t have done it without you. Your tweets and posts make our day, and your suggestions, well, we’ve been listening.

Over the past few months we’ve been hard at work incorporating your feedback to help us reinvent the weeknight dinner.

We’re very excited to unveil a new Munchery today. Redesigned from the ground up with a ton of upgrades and new services we think you’re going to love.

From new iPhone and iPad apps, to expanded beverages and kids menus (finally!), it’s now easier than ever to put a good dinner on the table. You can read more details on everything below.

And if you like what you see, we’d love it if you could help spread the love by sharing the news on Twitter and Facebook.

Thanks for all your support. We’re just getting started, and we have a lot more in store.

– Tri & Conrad, Co-founders

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Cheers to that!

Now featuring a rotating selection of beer & wine, fresh squeezed vegetable & fruit juices, Samovar Tea, and coffee from Philz and Coffee Bar.


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Dedicated Kids Menu
A special section on the menu full of tasty dishes tailored just for the little ones by the same great Munchery chefs.


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Beautifully re-designed. Remarkably fast. Incredibly powerful.

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Ingredient Transparency
Better dinners start with the best ingredients. Now you can view all the ingredients in each dish, with calories & nutritional info coming soon.


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Filters. Find What You Need, Fast.
Quickly find just what you’re looking for by filtering for dishes tailored to specific dietary needs like vegetarian, dairy-free, organic, low-carb, nut-free, vegan, or wheat-free.


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Do more. With less footprint.

New all natural trays (no GMO, no bleach) made from a mixture of renewable bamboo and sugarcane plant fibers. Plastic lids made from recycled plastic bottles, and paper products made from 100% recycled paper.

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Good In More Than Just Taste Too
We think it’s good business to do good. We’re working hard to green our footprint, and to help those who need a helping hand.

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Carbon Neutral Delivery
We’re planting trees to offset the carbon footprint of every delivery through a partnership with The Conservation Fund.





For Every Order,

We Donate a Meal

Every time you order on Munchery, we donate to provide a meal for someone in need through a partnership with the SF & Marin Food Banks.


>>Browse The New Munchery

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Welcome Matthew Urban and Diane Davidson!

Chef Diane Davidson


Diane has mastered the art of the Paleo diet, eliminating the use of gluten, grains, legumes, and refined sugar in any dish she creates.

Originally from Texas, Davidson moved to Los Angeles as an adult. She then journeyed to San Francisco to become a certified Nutrition Consultant and Therapeutic Chef.

Balancing macronutrients to ensure the best vitamin and mineral content for her dishes, Diane utilizes the highest quality local produce. She obsesses about finding the best vegetables, fruits, pastured meats, and organic nuts and seeds.

Debut dish: Braised Yucatan Pork, Honey-Lime Yams and Brussel Sprouts


Chef Matthew Urban


Born and raised in the Maryland/D.C metro area, Urban began cooking when he was four years old with his mother, preparing dishes such as Hungarian Paprikash and Coq Au Vin. At age 17, he decided to enter the restaurant industry.

Chef Urban has worked under great chefs like Johnny Monis, a past James Beard nominee, when he moved to Seattle to reopen Blue Onion Bistro as Executive Chef. Moving to San Francisco, he opened Yuzu as an Executive Chef, training alongside master sushi chef Hiro Hashinomoto.

Matthew brings all of his cross-cuisine experience to create food that has a strong focus on California-Mediterranean tastes with an infusion of French and Japanese.

Fun fact: Matthew worked for Munchery chef Steven Levine while at the Cosmopolitan!

Debut dish: House Made Sugar Snap Pea Ravioli “Carbonara’


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