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Chef’d Announces Partnership with Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press

America’s First Online Meal Store Teams with the Global Book Publisher to Offer Meals from Top Cookbook Titles

Los Angeles, Calif., November 4, 2015 — Chef’d, America’s first and only online meal store, is excited to announce a new partnership with Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press, imprints of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC.

The partnership, which launched October 27, allows Chef’d customers from across the country to shop for over a dozen meals from well-known chefs and authors, including Andrea Nguyen (Into the Vietnamese Kitchen), Susan Feniger (Street Food), Deborah Schneider (Solita Tacos & Margaritas), Alice and Caroline Randall (Soul Food Love), and Rebecca Katz (The Cancer Fighting Kitchen).

“Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press have always delivered great recipes through their chefs and authors to consumers,” said Kyle Ransford, founder and CEO of Chef’d. “With this partnership, we are excited to bring together those chefs and recipes with the fresh ingredients necessary to make their meals with the touch of a button.”

Recipe highlights include Nguyen’s Vietnamese Shrimp in Caramel Sauce and Gingery Pot Stickers, Feinger’s Malaysian Black Pepper Shrimp and Chilled Soba Noodles, and Spicy Garlic Steak Fajitas and Verde Chicken and Calabacitas from Schneider, among others.

“We are thrilled to extend our cookbook authors’ reach through Chef’d’s innovative meal delivery service,” says Aaron Wehner, Senior Vice President, Publisher, Clarkson Potter, Ten Speed Press and Harmony Books. “With Chef’d’s emphasis on high-quality ingredients paired with the best recipes from top chefs and food writers, they are a natural partner for Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press.”

Since launching in April 2015, Chef’d has set itself apart from other meal-delivery services by creating the only company that can fulfill fresh food on a national basis for major brands. The platform is designed to offer consumers extensive choice, with over 150 meals and growing. Chef’d continues add over 30 new meals each month. There is a dish for every skill level, and customers are invited to order and re-order any meals they like, which is a unique feature amongst the other offerings in the market today.

In this new partnership with Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press, customers can order their Chef’d meals by visiting All Chef’d offerings for Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press are available for delivery within 1-2 days of placing an order as late as 6pm EST, five days a week, Tuesday – Saturday. Each insulated box includes fresh, pre-portioned, high quality ingredients for 2 or 4 meals, a step-by-step recipe card with visuals, calorie information, spice level, common allergens, and a suggestion for the perfect beer or wine pairing. There is a dish for every skill level, and customers are invited to create traditional meals or try a recipe with unfamiliar or hard to find ingredients.

About Chef’d:

Chef’d is the first and only meal store delivering fresh, high quality ingredients, pre-portioned for recipes created by top chefs, culinary influencers and leading lifestyle media brands.   Launched in April of 2015, Chef’d is focused on helping consumers create better meals, eliminate food waste, and save on overall grocery costs, all without subscription or membership fees. Chef’d offers the only always-on recipe collection, enabling consumers to return again and again to order their favorite meals from partners including, Weight Watchers, Men’s Health, PureWow, Paleo Magazine, Vegetarian Times and from renowned chefs. Headquartered in El Segundo, California Chef’d delivers nationwide.

For more information about Chef’d, please contact Ilana Alperstein at or visit

About Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press:

Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press are imprints of The Crown Publishing Group a division of Penguin Random House, LLC. Penguin Random House is the world’s most global trade book publisher. It was formed on July 1, 2013, upon the completion of an agreement between Bertelsmann and Pearson to merge their respective trade publishing companies, Random House and Penguin, with the parent companies owning 53% and 47%, respectively. Penguin Random House comprises the adult and children’s fiction and nonfiction print and digital trade book publishing businesses of Penguin and Random House in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India and South Africa, and Penguin’s trade publishing activity in Asia and Brazil; DK worldwide; and Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial’s Spanish-language companies in Spain, Mexico, Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, and Chile. Penguin Random House employs more than 10,000 people globally across almost 250 editorially and creatively independent imprints and publishing houses that collectively publish more than 15,000 new titles annually. Its publishing lists include more than 70 Nobel Prize laureates and hundreds of the world’s most widely read authors.

For more information about Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press, please contact Carisa Hays at

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