Start Your Hostaurant - Gourmicious - Fine Dining of Choice
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Start Your Hostaurant

Share Your Cooking Skills Your Way
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Step 1. Getting to Know You
Name:
Email:
City:
Country:

Step 2. Learning About Your Cooking
Expertise:  I cook for fun. Being a chef is my job.


Please check all that applies:


 Come to my home to try my tasty dishes. I will come to your home to cook tasty dishes for you & your guests. Other


Link to your profile (e.g. Website, Facebook, Instagram, etc):


Photo of one of my dishes (jpg, png, gif, maximum 2mb):



Step 3. Listening to Your Story

Bonus Step. Are we Connected?
Referal Code
If you have a referral code, please enter it to expedite your approval process.



Earn money as a Gourmicious Hostaurant

Gourmicious creates a platform in an industry that is dominated by nepotism for true passions and talents to shine. Individuals who have the experience and talent to cook high quality and innovative meals but don't have any place other than their home gets the chance to share their passion with those who admire good meals and earn from it. Those who have the passion to start their own restaurant but are not sure if it is a right fit for them, can use Gourmiscious platform to put their passion into test. Established families facing hard times looking for a source of Income can benefit from Gourmiscious by entertaining guests.

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BUILD YOUR PORTFOLIO

Gourmicious is a smart step for professional chefs to build their credibility, fan-base and portfolio and see if owning a fine-dining restaurant is right for them. You build your menu and ensure a memorable experience for guests and we do the advertising. When you become a Gourmicious hostauranteurs with high diner ranking you can also join our other programs to further monetize your skill at your flexible timing.

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MEET INTERESTING PEOPLE

A Gourmicious hostauranteur gets to meet interesting like-minded gourmet lovers from all over the world and form incredible friendships and fan base. Gourmicious provides you with tools to choose the guests that are right for you and whose company you would enjoy.

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CHEF! CALL IT A NO BRAINER

Starting your own hostaurant takes only few minutes and it is 100% free.

If you love the benefits but the idea of opening your door to strangers is a bit frightening for you, picture this! No diner will be eating at your home unless you say Yes! to their request. You risk nothing by joining.

Imagine the incredible diners you will get to cook for through Gourmicious. Given its by-invitation only nature, Gourmicious is a home-dining platform of choice for successful leaders and celebrities as well as enthusiastic fine-diners from all over the world who just like you appreciate a gourmet dish.

Simply fill up the form below to send your request to join.  To protect your safety and safety of our diners, chefs without an invitation code will go through a simple screening process.

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Step 1. Getting to Know You
Name:
Email:
City:
Country:

Step 2. Learning About Your Cooking
Expertise:  I cook for fun. Being a chef is my job.


Please check all that applies:


 Come to my home to try my tasty dishes. I will come to your home to cook tasty dishes for you & your guests. Other


Link to your profile (e.g. Website, Facebook, Instagram, etc):


Photo of one of my dishes (jpg, png, gif, maximum 2mb):



Step 3. Listening to Your Story

Bonus Step. Are we Connected?
Referal Code
If you have a referral code, please enter it to expedite your approval process.



1

Cook

Create and share

create and share your hostaurant menu, prices, and rules.

2

Host

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receive requests, communicate with diners, and choose who to host.

3

Earn

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earn money and make international friends, contacts & fans.

4

Rate

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with Gourmicious, you too get to rate your guests.

Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to start a hostaurant?

Starting your hostaurant is completely free.


Does Gourmicious charge a commision on the price of the meal each time I host?

We add 10% to each order as Service charge. You receive the full amount of what you set.


How does the Gourmicious promotional campaign work?

To encourage diners to dine at your hostaurant, follow your house rules and behave at their best, we offer different types of promotional campaigns. Hostauranteurs agree to respect any available Gourmicious active promotions. At the same time, as a Hostauranteur,  you  can set your own promotional offers.


I love to host guests but I don’t want to earn money. Is it possible?

You can choose the option of cooking for charity. You get to choose which charity to cook for.


Do I have to pay taxes on my hostaurant earnings?

Each country has different rules. Please check with your tax authorities to be sure.


When will I get paid when I host a meal?

Your balance will appear in your account within 24 hours after your guest makes the payment.  The payment can be fully refunded if the guest chooses to cancel the reservation no later than 48 hours before the booking date or 50% refunded if they cancel within 24 hours  and 48 hours.


How can I joing the Personal-Chef program?

Professional chefs can apply anytime to join Gourmicious Personal Chef program. If you are a hobby chef, once you reach a certain diners ranking, your application to Personal Chef program will be unlocked.

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If I sign up as a chef, can I also dine at other hostaurants?

For sure. Once your request to join is approved,  as a hostauranteurs you get to host guests or dine at other hostaurants.


What does it take to start a hostaurant? I do not know anything about computers.

If you know how to send a sign up request and use facebook, then you are good to go. Using Gourmicious to create your hostaurant doesn’t require much computer skills.  You need the skill to cook a delicious gourmet dish and a little bit of time to put together your menu. Creativity can help to make your menu unique and more attractive but is not necessary.


Do I have to accept every booking request?

Not at all. You get to choose who to host.