NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Plated.com, an online dinner kit delivery service, now delivers to approximately 80% of the contiguous United States. From New York to Los Angeles, Plated ships chef-designed recipes and fresh ingredients directly to your doorstep.
Founded in October 2012 by Harvard Business School friends Nick Taranto and Josh Hix, Plated brings restaurant-quality recipes home by providing pre-portioned ingredients, easy-to-follow instructions, and step-by-step photos with each recipe. Weekly menus are designed to include a range of cooking techniques and often incorporate exotic ingredients.
"By expanding our shipping range to 80% of the contiguous U.S., we're giving consumers across the nation the choice, quality, and convenience that attracts them to ready-to-cook services," said Nick Taranto, Chief Executive Officer of Plated. "We're excited to make it easier for Americans to eat better, and to put some enjoyment back into the cooking experience."
To order from the menu, consumers visit www.Plated.com to view and choose dishes. The seven recipe options change weekly and include both vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Based on the selected menu items, Plated delivers all the perfectly-portioned ingredients needed to make each meal. Customers may choose as many meals as they would like, and can cancel orders up until the day before delivery.
Plated sources & ships fresh, seasonal produce and the finest cuts of meat. Each meal contains a balanced serving of vegetables and is specially designed to be low in saturated fat; a typical entree falls between 600-800 calories. In addition to offering vegetarian options, Plated also regularly offers gluten-free, dairy-free and pescetarian-friendly dishes to meet the needs of various dietary restrictions.
Home-cooked for the Holidays
The company's holiday gifting campaign recently launched, with aim to make it easier to send loved ones a piece of home this holiday season. Plated's intent is to bridge the gap between home-cooked meals and those who cannot travel or are otherwise unable to be with friends and family by offering the Plated eGift card for holiday delivery.
Plated is a dinner kit delivery service based in New York, NY. As part of the Techstars Alumni network, Plated strives to be at the forefront of emerging technology & services. To learn more, visit www.plated.com.
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