Previously an unappetising hallmark of the '90s, home food deliveries are becoming increasingly premium. Some of food and drink’s leading chefs and nutritionists are making over meal times and elevating the home delivery experience. There’s now a variety of services popping up around Australia that offer time-poor city dwellers fresh food or ready-to-go meal options.
Just because you don’t have the energy to cook, doesn’t mean you have to settle for greasy fast food.
The Clean Kitchen
“Healthy gourmet, fit and calorie meal plans delivered to your door.”
A nutritionist has worked on every meal on The Clean Kitchen's menu, and the service focuses on using locally sourced ingredients and caters to those adhering to strict food or fitness regimes, with options such as the 1200 Calorie Pack or the Fit Package.
“Organic whole foods and meal delivery.”
Wholesomeness delivers fresh, seasonal, low-carbohydrate, paleo-inspired meals using organic vegetables and free-range meat. The service delivers throughout Brisbane, as well as to other parts of Queensland including Gold Coast, Ipswich and Sunshine Coast.
My Food Bag
“We make it easy to cook fresh. Simple. Healthy. Delicious.”
Founded in New Zealand, My Food Bag arrived in Sydney in 2014, then expanded to Melbourne. The meal kit delivery service provides raw ingredients and recipes focused on seasonal, free range and locally sourced produce.
Yardmill’s Wellness Packages
The sustainability focused kitchen and grocery offers home meal delivery for the health conscious, from breakfast to dinner. If you’re looking for home-delivered paleo meals, this is the place.
The Cook’s Grocer
“Inspiring recipes and the finest ingredients, measured and delivered to your door.”
The Cook’s Grocer produces seasonally focused meal kits that are designed to be cooked in 30 minutes. The ingredients for each meal are hand packed and portions are measured precisely to ensure there’s zero wastage. The meat is free range and hormone- and chemical- free, while the produce is picked up fresh from the market on delivery day.
“Sydney’s best restaurants now deliver.”
“We deliver it, you cook it.”
YouPlateIt combines home-delivered groceries with cooking classes. Order your supply of fresh, pre-portioned raw ingredients for gourmet meals you cook yourself at home in 35 minutes or less.
“We plan, we shop, we deliver. You cook.”
A concept that started in Sweden, a box of fresh, local produce arrives at your door, with a recipe book filled with step-by-step instructions for meals that take between 25–45 minutes to cook. Recipes and ingredients are meticulously planned to ensure minimum waste.
NEW YORK CITY
“Stay in, eat up.”
If you’re staying in downtown New York for work or a holiday, chances are at the end of the day you’ll want to put your feet up. Maple is a restaurant, without the restaurant. The start-up is delivery-only, with a rotating daily menu curated by co-founder David Chang of Momofuku and Soa Davies, formerly of Le Bernardin.