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0 In Ask Green Chef

Ask Green Chef: What is Jeon?

At Green Chef, we love introducing new cuisines and flavors. These savory Korean pancakes have graced the tables of royalty and common folk alike. During the Joseon Dynasty (from the late 14th to the early 20th century) they were a staple of surasang: elaborate royal banquets boasting up to twelve side dishes per person. Today you can still expect plates of jeon at celebratory and ceremonial tables. Their versatility makes them an excellent side dish at virtually any meal or…

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0 In Recycling/ Thinking Green

It’s a Wrap! Making Sure Your Plastic Wrap Gets a Second Life

You’ve received your Green Chef box, savored your responsibly sourced, grass-fed sirloin steak with chimichurri sauce, and now you’re staring at the empty packaging strewn across your kitchen counter. The cardboard box, paper bags, and plastic jars are easy enough to chuck into your curbside recycling bin, but what about the plastic bags? The ice packs? In fact, plastic packaging makes up 40% of the plastic we use in our daily lives, and a surprising amount of it is recyclable. “Most…

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2 In Meet Team Green Chef

Meet Our Packaging Designer: Courtney Designs, Delivers, and Delights

We’ve been having a great time introducing the people behind Green Chef, and we can’t wait for you to meet our next teammate. Courtney is our packaging designer, and her designs match her infectious personality: creative, playful, and passionate about organic food. Courtney spends her days designing just about everything our customers put their hands on, from the ice packs to the recipe cards. Below, Courtney talks about the importance of aesthetics with food, her artistic family, and the intimacy…

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Meet Green Chef’s Sustainability Director, Jeff Yorzyk

Providing high-quality food responsibly and sustainably is the driving force behind Green Chef. We examine every phase of your food’s journey—from sorting to packing to shipping—to ensure each step is taken with the environmental impact in mind. Sustainability, however, is further-reaching than choosing organic produce and meats from sustainable sources. It entails looking in depth at the long-term impact of everything from farming practices to waste management. With that in mind, we’ve eagerly welcomed Jeff Yorzyk as our Director of…

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Meet Green Chef’s Software Engineer, Stacie Wilhelm

Stacie Wilhelm is the software engineer in charge of keeping the nerve center of Green Chef up and running. Everyone, from warehouse team members to produce buyers to accountants, interacts with her programs on a daily basis. But she’s definitely not your typical engineer. When Stacie’s off the clock, she can often be found strapping on her skates for a bout of full-contact roller derby. Below, Stacie talks about how film school led to software engineering, the rise of international…

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