Two things that Manhattanites love more than anything is the words “food” and “delivery”. The food part needs no words, but delivery really comes into play for all of us seeing as we are always busy at the office and need that pickup of tasty treats to get through the day. Today, a brand new food delivery option enters the market and we think it is going to be red hot for the fall season and beyond. The app is called Umi Kitchen.
Umi was started by Hallie Meyer (whose love of food started at a young age surrounded by food entrepreneurs and chefs in NYC), Khalil Tawil (Hallie’s former classmate) and Derek Gottfrid (former VP of Product and Engineering at Tumblr).
Umi aims to bring the joy of home cooking to everyone – minus the work! Like many people, co-founders Hallie Meyer and Khalil Tawil missed having home cooked meals. They created Umi as a way to make home cooking a reality for those who didn’t have the time to cook themselves but also didn’t necessarily want restaurant delivery or a meal kit.
Umi connects you with exceptional local home cooks who are making small batches of delicious, signature dishes that you can’t find anywhere else (think authentic Thai, Indian, Southern-Fare, etc.). You simply go on the Umi app, choose from the day’s (or week’s) selections of Umi kitchens and your preferred delivery window. It’s as simple as that, and you’ll have a home cooked meal delivered right to your door when you want it (note that for now Umi is available only for dinner).
Sounds pretty amazing to me! Why not spruce up your day with something tasty and delicious as opposed to the same old boring food you bring it day in and day out? For more information on Umi Kitchen, check out their official site.