What is YesChef

Learn the art of home cooking from the world’s best chefs
YesChef Online Cooking Classes - chef Nancy Silverton

By Lior Zilberstein

We’re a new online education platform dedicated to cooking, on a mission to let anyone learn the art of home cooking from the world’s greatest chefs.

In our first release of online classes, Michelin-starred chef and baker Nancy Silverton teaches her unique California-meets-Italy cuisine, James Beard award-winning author and chef Edward Lee teaches his Korean-infused Southern cuisine, and the “Godfather” of Israeli gastronomy, chef and baker Erez Komarovsky teaches modern Middle-Eastern cuisine. More classes coming throughout 2021, from chefs Narda Lepes, Sean Brock, Pía León, Virgilio Martínez, Kwame Onwuachi, Nina Compton, Francis Mallmann, Asma Khan, Dario Cecchini and Chris Bianco.

Learn home cooking from chef Sean Brock who teaches Southern explorations
CHEF SEAN BROCK TEACHES SOUTHERN EXPLORATIONS

”I think YesChef is providing – probably for the first time, ever – the ideal conditions for learning the art of cooking online”

Sean Brock

Learn how to cook

We’re out to deliver a unique combination of globe-trotting, inspirational storytelling, with hands-on learnings inside a food-centric experience, to let you feel like you’re with the chefs at home. Unlike other educational offerings online, YesChef is the first premium platform dedicated to the art of home cooking, with video classes that fuse documentary storytelling with a practical, immersive experience, to deliver a totally new kind of cooking education that uses inspiration to power education.

Learn home cooking from chef Nancy Silverton who teaches The pursuit of delicious
CHEF NANCY SILVERTON TEACHES THE PURSUIT OF DELICIOUS

”YesChef lets me take students to my favorite places – including my home kitchen – and teach my food through storytelling.”

Nancy Silverton

Learn home cooking from chef Edward Lee who teached From buttermilk to bourbon
CHEF EDWARD LEE TEACHES FROM BUTTERMILK TO BOURBON
Take a culinary journey

Starting with an inspirational, documentary story before going into their home kitchen across a dozen deep-dive lessons, every 5-hour long class takes you on a culinary journey with the chef, to teach a lifetime of knowledge with access to the fundamentals, secrets, and dishes that made each one famous. Every class covers a broad range of recipes, techniques, and inspirations, and includes a step-by-step guided experience, detailed recipes, and unlimited access from any device.

”We work closely with each world-renowned chef, to develop a unique class that lets the chef impart their perspective, their story and their knowledge to create an entirely new way to learn how to cook the best food in the world at home. YesChef is on a mission to bring the best of the world of food into your home.”

Steve Avery, YesChef founder and CEO

CHEF EREZ KOMAROVSKY TEACHES THE ROOTS OF MIDDLE-EASTERN CUISINE
CHEF EREZ KOMAROVSKY TEACHES THE ROOTS OF MIDDLE-EASTERN CUISINE

YesChef is available with an All-Access membership and includes:

  • Unlimited All-Access subscription to an ever-growing library of classes
  • Each class offers 5+ hours of original, exclusive video content with each chef, including a full-length documentary and 12 in-kitchen lessons
  • Hundreds of recipes, techniques, and stories
  • Access from any device – phone, tablet, or laptop
  • Step-by-step guidance synced with each lesson’s video
  • Closed captioning (currently in English and Spanish)
Learn home cooking from chef Nancy Silverton. Learn how to make pesto, roasted potatoes, Roasted Grapes, roasted tomatoes, roasted eggplant, peperonata
CHEF NANCY SILVERTON / ANTIPASTI LESSON

As a passionate home cook, I’ve spent years frustrated by the exhausting online cooking experience that home cooks endure. Our vision is to let anyone learn how to cook the best food in the world at home, from the world’s most inspiring chefs.

Steve Avery, YesChef founder and CEO

YesChef is featured in The New York Times, Forbes, Chowhound, The Cooking World, UrbanDaddy, Fine Dining Lovers and more.

 

Join YesChef today to learn from the world’s best chefs

Learn home cooking

YesChef was founded by entrepreneur Steve Avery on the belief that anyone can learn how to cook, and everyone deserves access to the best possible teachers. Unlike other disciplines, cooking is a skill that can be cultivated virtually. When taught through the right delivery system and by the right people, almost anyone can learn to master home cooking. YesChef is committed to engaging the best names in culinary and creating the richest possible user experience with an immersive, interactive, intuitive platform that draws students in, exposes them to the larger world of food, and lets them bring that world home to share with their family and friends.