Frugal Home Cooks Wanted

We’re building a brand new homemade food sharing community in Chicago. You’re invited to cook.

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Calling all Chicago cooks

We’re building a brand new homemade food sharing community in Chicago, and we want to invite you to be a part of it!

If you think you might be interested in cooking with Shmeal, fill out the form below to apply.




1. Earn

Cook whatever you want, whenever you want from your own kitchen. Make $5.50 for every meal you serve on Shmeal.

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Earn $5.50 for every meal served

2. Connect

Meet your neighbors, feed your friends, and give eaters an affordable, healthier homemade alternative to fast food or takeout!

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Connect with friends and neighbors

3. Share

Do more of what you love, and show off your skills for your neighbors and friends!

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Share your food and show off your cooking skills

The challenge

The challenge is creating delicious, creative meals, with affordable ingredients!

If you think you’d make a good Shmeal cook fill out the form below and we’ll contact you about cooking!



P.S. If you know a Chicagoan who loves to cook, invite them to apply! You might get to eat their food on Shmeal! (Share buttons below) 😉

Questions? Send us a tweet, Facebook message, or email us at

By Shmeal

The Shmeal Team. 🐖💻

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