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UGottaEat Chef Program - You've Arrived!

If you’re a chef, cook or caterer, you’re in the right place. Our exciting new app will be launching very soon and you can be on board reaching hundreds or thousands of people looking for your wonderful cuisine. Whether you like cooking for just intimate gatherings of 2 or 3 or you want to cater a giant wedding with hundreds of guests, you can get started now!

To qualify for this amazing service, you’ll need to fill out our application and get approved to provide your tasty creations to all of our members. Complete the form below – it only takes about 5 minutes and you’ll be on your way. We’re currently accepting chefs, cooks and caterers in the greater Cleveland area but will quickly be expanding to all of Northeast Ohio and beyond. There’s no reason to wait – 5 minutes could mean thousands of dollars in your pocket.

Tell us all about you and your passion for cooking!

Briefly Describe Your Culinary Experience:

Please upload your Resume for our team to review.
I Am Aware of the Food Laws & Codes Governing My State of Residence?

What Food Business Related Licensing/Certifications/Permits Do You Have?

What Are Your Goals For Providing Your Food to Other Members?
i.e. Brand Recognition, Reduced Food Waste, Receive Feedback About Cooking...

Legal Talk:
By completing this application and signing up with the UGottaEat membership, I understand, accept, and will comply with all Terms & Conditions found on the UGE website (https://ugottaeat.com/terms-conditions/) as well as understand/accept the Privacy Policy (https://ugottaeat.com/privacy-policy/). Furthermore, I hereby agree to indemnify and hold UGottaEat (UGE) harmless from and against any and all claims, charges, demands, damages, liabilities, losses, expenses, and liabilities of whatever kind, nature, and character, and howsoever arising (including, but not limited to, any legal or other professional fees and the costs of defending or prosecuting any claim, including the recovery of our attorneys’ fees, any loss of profit, goodwill, and any other direct or consequential loss), incurred or suffered by us -- directly or indirectly -- by reason of any act or omission which you commit in breach of the Terms and Conditions addressed via our site (https://ugottaeat.com/terms-conditions/).

Normal People Talk:
By submitting this application, I understand the above legal talk that I must follow all the Terms & Conditions discussed on the UGottaEat website. These Terms & Conditions highlight that I will not take any legal actions against UGottaEat or involve UGottaEat in any legal proceedings that are pressed against me if a member was to find a discrepancy with the product or service I provide them or if I were to find a discrepancy with a product I paid for. By accepting these Term & Conditions and agreeing to join the UGottaEat Level 2 Membership involving the cooking of food and selling food within the UGottaEa Network, I assume all responsibility for, and promise to uphold all Food Safety Standards, Laws, and obtain the proper certifications necessary to sell and provide my customers with food that is safe for consumption, meets the consumers expectations based on photos/description on my profile in the App, and is a recipe that uses fresh ingredients, homemade by me the Chef on the UGottaEat App.

Upon completing this application you will here back from a representative of UGottaEat within 3-5 business days about your submission. Once accepted, we will inform you about the payment process, setting up your profile, and other resources necessary for you to start sharing your freshly-made meals!

It's Just This Easy...

We take care of:

Marketing and Advertising – We Find Customers For You!

Managing the user accounts

Scheduling of your orders and fulfillment

Secured, guaranteed payment transactions

You get to:

Promote your passion for cooking & style to a wider audience.

Set your own prices & earn an income for your culinary creations.

Set your own schedule. Post set menus OR bid to prepare requested dishes posted by other UGottaEat users when YOU feel like cooking.

Be considered for the UGE Council that will advise on operating and quality standards.

Gain constructive feedback about test menu items & build your culinary portfolio.

Share meals with care, love, and the mission that everyone’s gotta eat!

Chefs are required to:

Provide Freshly Cooked (homemade, from scratch) Meals.

Have Food Safety Training/Certification.

Work in a Certified Safe Kitchen.

Have Insurance.

Prepare Meals with Care & Love.

You get to:

What if I do not have all of the food safety certification?

Not to worry, UGottaEat Chef Resources page has links to websites providing information on where to fulfill these requirements. We want to help you get to cooking, sharing, and selling your dishes!

Can I refer friends who are chefs to this membership?

Absolutely! We are working to create a chef referral program. Something to the like of every chef you refer you will receive a feature on all of our social media channels or you can get a credited amount of money to your account.

When can I start cooking?

UGE app will launch in late spring 2017. Once you have sent in your food handling certification, we see the contract you have with your certified commercial kitchen or have a video tour of your commercial kitchen, and you agree to all Terms of Service as a UGE member, you can use the app to post & sell your meals!

How do I know I have been accepted in the UGE Chef Program?

After subscribing and submitting your application, our Leadership Team will review your application and provide you will a follow-up email within 72-hours after we receive your submission.

How do I receive the money from my sales?

UGE will be using PayPal to process all payment transactions. We will be implementing the immediate transfer of revenue earned to chef accounts. Typically this takes 1 to 3 business days with PayPal.

Where can I find a commercial kitchen to work from?

UGottaEat is in the process of establishing partnerships with existing commercial kitchens in your city. We will post these to our Chef Resources page and include this information in our newsletters and social media channels.

What price should I set for my meals?

This is up to you. However, as a chef, you should always account for how much you spend on ingredients, time for labor and other expenses used like, the container you pack your orders in etc. An average meal price would be $8-12. Although you could also choose to post an a la carte menu, cater for a customer, or have family-style menus. These all reflects how pricing can fluctuate.

What level of commitment to I have to give as a Chef?

Completely your choice! As a chef, you cook when you want to, setting your own hours. Cook when you feel most inspired or when you have free time

Do you have unanswered questions?

If you have a specific question, please email Tonya.Kinlow@UGottaEat.com

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