FAQs

General

If you are a Member Chef or Restaurant you can either click on your listing, scroll to the bottom and click on 'Add new recipe' or go to your Dashboard and scroll to the section My Chefs or My Restaurants and under the heading Actions, click on 'Add new recipe'.

If you are a Foodie/customer, go to the Recipes tab on top menu and click on any recipe you would like to add to your cookbook. If it is a free recipe then click the to add to your cookbook. If the recipe is available for purchase, you must purchase the recipe and it will be automatically added to MyCookbook (which will appear on top menu).

Recipes are restricted to Chef or Restaurant members of Chefcipes.

Yes. We require you to sign up and create a regular user account.

We do not store any of your credit card information on our servers. Our payment processor has been audited by a PCI-certified auditor and is certified to PCI Service Provider Level 1. This is the most stringent level of certification available in the payments industry. To accomplish this, they make use of best-in-class security tools and practices to maintain a high level of security. All card numbers are encrypted at rest with AES-256. Decryption keys are stored on separate machines.

Restaurants & Chefs

After you sign up for a user account, click on your email account in upper right corner and then click on '+ Add my Restaurant' or '+ Add my Chef Profile' from the dropdown selection. Complete the form as thoroughly as possible and at the bottom if you have a redemption code to join please add it here and then submit (you will then be automatically listed and you may begin building your cookbook and sell your recipes), otherwise click submit. If you do not have a redemption code or we are no longer running a special you will be redirected to the subscription plan page where you select the plan that fits your needs, and then you will be taken to our secure checkout form. Once your payment is approved your Restaurant or Chef Profile will be automatically listed in our directory and you will also be able to start building your cookbook and sell your recipes.

You earn 75% of your set price. We cover the payment processor fees and any other 3rd party fees.

Once your Dashboard reflects earnings of at least $50 you can click on the 'Redeem Earnings' button. Verify all the earnings are correct and add your PayPal email where we can electronically send your earnings. Payouts are typically processed at least once per week.