Private Chef Service OyChef has secured Rs 2.5 crores in a seed round from GrowthStories and others. The company is also in talks with investors to raise another Rs 10 crores to fuel OyChef’s future growth plans.
Launched in 2021, OyChef is a mobile app startup which offers private chefs both for casual, and fine dining experiences at home. The chefs are available on hire to prepare various meals for a few days, weeks, or even longer for one’s household.
The Hyderabad-based startup claims to have on boarded 45 Chefs and plans to add an additional 350 chefs and 1000 freelancer chefs, further expand into Bangalore and Goa by 2022. This expansion will be followed by entry into Mumbai, Pune and Delhi by 2023.
Founded by serial entrepreneurs Sainath Goud Malkapuram and Vinay Kotra, GrowthStories focuses on promoting new seed-stage ideas with a sustainable business future.