Forget ice cream and kittens: Uber is delivering chefs to DC doors on Friday. Thecontroversy-sparking transportation service is teaming up with online personal chef-finderKitchensurfing for a promotion that benefits No Kid Hungry, sending professional cooks to Uber users’ homes.
Here’s how it works: App users can request “UberCHEF” on Friday, December 12, to order the service. A trained Kitchensurfing cook will arrive prepared to make a meal for four to eight guests, priced at $50 per person. A few lucky customers will receive surprise visits from notable DC talents, including Doug Alexander of Art & Soul and Bibiana’s Nick Stefanelli. All proceeds benefit the charity; optional $5 donations begin today for riders using the service.
More details come out Friday morning, so stay tuned. In the meantime, call your closest eight friends and get that kitchen restaurant-grade ready.