Team

One Team: talented, passionate & hungry! 💛

For us at Kitchen Stories, food is more than just cooking, the latest food trends, or satisfying a craving. We love to get together, eat together, and chat about good restaurants, favourite recipes, new technology, and other pastimes. We are a team of over 70 that allows our worldwide community to experience cooking and embrace food in a unique way, wherever they are. Together, we are on the mission to encourage everyday cooking.

We collaborate in a dynamic and appreciative working environment that fosters individual development and where transparency and trust across the company are key. At Kitchen Stories, we offer a place to work where your creative input will be valued, your work praised, and your ambitions supported.

Who We Are! 👋

Alex, COO
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Pizza! Whether it was eating out or at home, I was (and still am) a huge Pizza fan. »

Alex, Team Tech
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Besides a, even with recipe for me unreproducible tasty cranberry curry sauce my mum always made to fondue, it's definitely the leek and cheese soup. »

Alex
Team Tech
Favorite recipe
Antonia, Team People & Organisation
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Almost every weekend my dad used to make us a smoothie consisting out of greens and flax, which my siblings hated but I loved it! »

Antonia
Team People & Organisation
Favorite recipe
Amina, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« My grandma’s manti. I’ve always hated onions, so my grandma cooked my portion separately from everyone else’s — without onions. »

Amina
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Ania, Team Partner Operations
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« How my grandpa taught us kids how to produce pickled cucumbers. Each one of us was responsible for one ingredient. We can only recreate it together. »

Ania
Team Partner Operations
Favorite recipe
Annelie, Team CCC
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« I've always loved a plate of Labskaus. The northern german classic consists out of corned beef, potatoes, beet root and is served with gherkins. »

Annelie
Team CCC
Favorite recipe
Aparna, Team Tech
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« There is this steam cake my mom makes with Jackfruit which is a seasonal fruit and easily available in my hometown Kerala(India), jaggery and flour. It is still something that I crave whenever I go home. »

Aparna
Team Tech
Favorite recipe
Artur, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Grated carrots with honey—super simple, sweet, and healthy, too! My mom used to make it for me all the time. »

Artur
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Aurore, Team Partner Operations
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Potato smiley, grilled sausages and ketchup! At my grand mother, everyday, with my many of cousins, between playing playstation1 with no memory card and swimming in a pound that looked like an ocean to us. Best times ever! »

Aurore
Team Partner Operations
Favorite recipe
Carolin, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Since I was a kid, I've been an absolute lasagna fan! However, for a long time (maybe a little too long) I was firmly convinced that my favorite dish would be called "salagna"... »

Carolin
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Carolin, Team Partner Operations
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Every year at Christmas, my mum makes mustard eggs for lunch and everyone helps. My brother peels the potatoes, my mum makes the sauce and I take care of the eggs. But the most important ingredient is the cold beetroot! »

Carolin
Team Partner Operations
Favorite recipe
Christian, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« For me, food has always been important and an indispensable part of all cultures. I like the food prepared with love and tradition. »

Christian
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Christina, Team Tech
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Fried potatoes with spinach and egg - because my grandma's fried potatoes were the best and the smell still makes me think of summer vacations. »

Christina
Team Tech
Favorite recipe
Devan, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« My grandfather's steaks, always grilled medium-rare. »

Devan
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Harm-Jörg, Team Strategic Partnerships
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Peeling common shrimps at the family table and enjoying them with buttered bread and a glass of milk. »

Harm-Jörg
Team Strategic Partnerships
Favorite recipe
Ines, Team Finance
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« "Pillepatsch" - a stew of mushrooms, bell pepper and meat with different ketchup varieties served with rice. »

Ines
Team Finance
Favorite recipe
Johanna, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« We always had tons of fresh vegetables and fruits in our garden and I loved to roll fresh raspberries into lettuce leaves. »

Johanna
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Jovan, Team Partner Operations
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Smell and taste of freshly baked bread from a wooden stove, brings me back to my grandma's village, some of the best childhood moments! »

Jovan
Team Partner Operations
Favorite recipe
Keke, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Hamaguri clam soup, with a little bit of ginger and salt. It's so fresh and clean and packed with the great flavor of the sea! »

Keke
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Kirsten, Team CCC
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« My mom's rice pudding with strawberries (she always used strawberries from a jar) and lots of cinnamon-sugar. »

Kirsten
Team CCC
Favorite recipe
Laila, Team Partner Operations
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« My grandma had a special Christmas-turkey recipe, which my brother, my dad and me prepare every Christmas as a tradition. It is a lovely family tradition with only good memories and it's one of the most delicious meals of the year! »

Laila
Team Partner Operations
Favorite recipe
Lara, Team Strategic Partnerships
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« still one of my favorites today: my mums' delightful mashed potatoes. I could eat a whole plate of it (speaking from experience)! »

Lara
Team Strategic Partnerships
Favorite recipe
Laura, Team Finance
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Fries with fried onions! Always reminds me of hot summer days with friends or family by the pool or lake. »

Laura
Team Finance
Favorite recipe
Lea, Team Strategic Partnerships
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« One of my dearest memories are my grandma's apple pancakes - tender crisp apples and a delicate, fluffy, still soft center. No matter how many times you try it yourself, no one manages to bake them like my grandma. »

Lea
Team Strategic Partnerships
Favorite recipe
Leah, Team Strategic Partnerships
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Whenever milk rolls were in my grandma's kitchen. Because this meant that we would have Karthäuser dumplings. My absolute comfort food as a child. »

Leah
Team Strategic Partnerships
Favorite recipe
Leonie, Team People & Organisation
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« My grandma's kale and sausage that she always had to cook for my sister and me, no matter if it was summer or winter. »

Leonie
Team People & Organisation
Favorite recipe
Lisa-Kristin, Team Partner Operations
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« I’d love to brag about already having had an exquisite taste as a child. However, only one dish ever stood out for me on the menu: French fries with ketchup. And when all of them were eaten up, my sister’s had to be sacrificed. »

Lisa-Kristin
Team Partner Operations
Favorite recipe
Lisa, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Grandma's Kässpätzle! Sadly noone north from Stuttgart knows how to prepare them like she does. »

Lisa
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Luise, Team Marketing
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Soljanka. My mother used to cook a huge pot of the "leftover soup". For me, the soup connects my childhood with the hometown of my parents. . »

Luise
Team Marketing
Favorite recipe
Marko, Team Tech
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Polish cabbage rolls with bacon gravy or Königsberger Klopse...I can't make up my mind. It was all so good. »

Marko
Team Tech
Favorite recipe
Melina, Team Partner Operations
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Classic German pancakes. Thin, perfectly rollable, with small pieces of apples integrated into the dough, and with arguably wayyy too much sugar and cinnamon inside. »

Melina
Team Partner Operations
Favorite recipe
Mengting, Founder & CEO
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Homemade Chinese dumplings because the whole family helped make them, and eating with a crowd is the best 😋. »

Mengting
Founder & CEO
Favorite recipe
Milo, Team Tech
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« The smell of freshly baked bread taken from traditional oven always puts the smile on my face. »

Milo
Team Tech
Favorite recipe
Nadiya, Team Product
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« I was crazy about chocolate and my aunt was baking for me "The chocolatiest chocolate cake ever" with chocolate layers, buttercream and chips on top. »

Nadiya
Team Product
Favorite recipe
Nora, Team People & Organisation
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Making the most delicious schnitzel together with grandma and snacking the first one, hot and crispy, straight from the pan. »

Nora
Team People & Organisation
Favorite recipe
Owen, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Making and eating brown bread (soda bread) with my Dad from a recipe handed down from my Grandmother. I still make the recipe regularly! »

Owen
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Patrick, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« My dad used to make "Käsespatzen" (cheese spätzle) every Saturday. I loved it so much and it got better every week. »

Patrick
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Philipp, Team Marketing
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« When I was a kid I loved all kinds of sweet things. Especially those with very artificial colors. I think that hasn't changed much until now. »

Philipp
Team Marketing
Favorite recipe
Rosamund, Team Tech
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« The trifle that Grandma always brought out for dessert: delicious layers of sponge, jelly, custard and whipped cream, with chocolate sprinkles on top. »

Rosamund
Team Tech
Favorite recipe
Ruben, Team Teach
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« My mom's cooking: a homerun every day. I wish to one day get as good at it as her, and to bring to others the kind of joy her dishes brought me as a kid. »

Ruben
Team Teach
Favorite recipe
Steven, Team Product
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« I always helped my father with coating the schnitzel with breadcrumbs...and obviously eating the schnitzel afterwards. »

Steven
Team Product
Favorite recipe
Steven, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Going to the harbour with my grandad, catching prawns, barbecuing them and watching the seagulls swoop down and fly away into the sunset with them... »

Steven
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Vanessa, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« My mum and me had this tradition where she regularly took me to a store with many different exotic fruits and veggies and I was allowed to pick one I'd like to try. All sorts of melons were my favourite. »

Vanessa
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Volha, Team Product
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Fried young potatoes with forest mushrooms – such a Belarusian food story! Go to the forest, carefully look for mushrooms, preparation process of the ingredients, a bit of sour cream and... Voila! »

Volha
Team Product
Favorite recipe
Wioleta, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Traditional Fluffy "Racuchy" - polish pancakes with sweet cream, powdered sugar and apples made by my grandmother »

Wioleta
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Xue-Ying, Team Product
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« When my mum made ricecake for me. It can be cooked as warming soup or fried with cabbage or crispy like crips. Best food for every occasion! »

Xue-Ying
Team Product
Favorite recipe
Xueci, Team Creative
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« Stir-fried potato sticks has always been the favorite of my family. Growing up I ate it a lot with rice congee. »

Xueci
Team Creative
Favorite recipe
Yijiao, Team Tech
My favorite childhood food memory is...

« My grandma always made me fried rice after kindergarten. I still have fond memories of eating it in her front yard. »

Yijiao
Team Tech
Favorite recipe
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