Home Chef Vs. Gobble

Meal Kit Comparison 

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Updated: April 2020
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$9.95 per serving

$7.99 for lunch

$4.95 for smoothies and fruits

$11.99 per serving for dinner

$5.99-$11.47 per serving for lunch


Minimum Order:

$10 for orders less than $45

2 people, 2 recipes per week (4 meals)

$6.99, first week free

2 people, 3 recipes per week (6 Meals)

Recipes Per Week:

23 dinner, 3 lunches

6 options from the range, 6 options from the range, 6 options from the sea, 6 options from the earth

Menu Choices:

1 menu

4 menus

Adds Ons:

Smothies and fruit baskets

Salads and sides

Diets Choices:

Dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free, nut-free, pork-free, shellfish-free, vegetarian

Vegetarian, poultry, seafood, beef, pork lamb, dairy-free, nut-free, and gluten-free

Quality of Ingredients:

High quality "responsible source as often as possible"

"Chefs take pride in sourcing truly local and fresh ingredients"

Flexible Plans:




Cook Time:

30 minutes for dinner

5-10 minutes for lunch



15 minutes

Cooking Difficulty:



Home Chef or Gobble: Do You Want Classic or Worldly Dishes For Dinner


It can be difficult to come up with a tasty menu every single week – something everybody will enjoy. Plus, you’ve got to do the grocery shopping, the prepping and the cooking. It can be tiresome and cumbersome. If you have a busy schedule or you feel less than motivated to cook, you may actually resort to fast-food. 


Why not consider the help of a meal kit delivery service – where meal kits are delivered to your door, and all you have to do is cook the ingredients sent to you to make delicious meals you never thought possible. 


This is an industry that keeps on growing, with more and more companies coming onto the scene. And, for that reason, it can be hard to choose which company is best for your household. Two such companies you can choose from including Home Chef and Gobble. What’s the difference between the two? What makes one better than the other? Check out their features and decide for yourself if one of them is right for you.


What Does Home Chef Have To Offer? 


Home Chef has one plan, but it’s very flexible. There is a two-dish minimum but no maximum to how many dishes you can order. You can pick a delivery for two, four or six people as well as vegetarian and five-minute meal options. 


Home Chef provides 18 dishes to choose from, including its five-minute, no-cook and vegetarian options. Since there is no maximum limit to your Home Chef meals, you can order as much as you’d like. These meals can be chosen based on their ingredients – chicken, pork, fish or beef – or by cuisine like American, Asian and Italian. 


The menu is changed on a weekly basis, which means there are new dishes for you to try with the ability to customize your choices. 


People order a meal kit delivery service because they like the convenience it provides, which means they would like to make dishes that easy to prepare but taste amazing. Home Chef is all about the classics, adding a twist to them that makes its customers feel they’re getting something new. Ingredients are added to meals people may never have considered throwing in together, changing the flavors but still tasting delicious. 


Best of all, the dinners don’t take more than 30 minutes to make and so easy that even those with no kitchen skills can make them.  


No matter what the ingredients are, Home Chef provides only the best quality ingredients for its customers. They have partnered with several well-known companies to source their ingredients, using organic ingredients when able. 


Home Chef even offers extras that can round out a meal, including smoothies and seasonal fruit basket (for an added low price). 


Home Chef’s delivery area includes nearly all of the U.S. To learn if Home Chef delivers to your area, be sure to type in your zip code on the website to find out. 


What Does Gobble Have To Offer? 


Whereas Home Chef only offers one dinner plan, Gobble offers two along with its monthly Lunch Box Plan:


  • Two-Person Dinner Plan – six meals a week (three dishes for two people)

  • Four-Person Dinner Plan – 12 meals a week (three dishes for four people)

  • Lunch Box Plan – three grab-and-go lunch dish recipes that can be made within two minutes


There are 24 recipes that Gobble has to offer, which have been separated by meat selection (chicken, beef, pork, etc.) You can also check out its vegetarian options. The company offers new menus every week so you can try out new recipes and customize them to your benefit. 


If you want to try various worldwide cuisines, Gobble should be your go-to meal kit delivery service. Its recipes tend to focus on certain proteins like chicken or beef, and most of its meals can be made in 15 minutes. Its menu changes each week (similar to Home Chef). It also offers add-ons that include non-alcoholic drinks, cookie dough, etc. 


Even better is that Gobble is all about using farm-fresh, local ingredients – similar to what you’d see from high-end restaurants but for much less. 


Gobble is still expanding its services to the lower 48 states, so to learn if the company offers its services to your home, you’ll need to type in your location on its website. 


Other Things You Can Expect To See From Both Meal Kit Companies 




The companies have done an amazing job in how they package and label your food, creating eye-appealing boxes that are made of high-quality material. Upon delivery, just unpack the box and put your ingredients away until it’s time to make supper.  


One thing you’ll notice is that the box has plenty of ice packs in it to keep the ingredients cool during delivery. And, if the package is delivered before you get home, you can rest assured that the ice packs will keep the food fresh until you get home to unpack it. 


Website and App


Both companies have an easy-to-use website that lets you make changes that you need, such as account changes, plan changes, etc. If you need to skip a week, you can easily make this change. Home Chef has both a website and app where you can make these changes. Gobble, on the other hand, does not have an app, but the website is so user-friendly that customers can also find out the nutritional content of its meals. 


Since both are subscription-based services, you can easily make changes to your account within the website (or Home Chef app). Or, you can reach out to their customer service department. 


What Should You Keep In Mind About Both Meal Kit Companies?


There is much to like about Gobble and Home Chef (high-quality ingredients, array of unique dishes, flexibility, etc.), but Gobble is more for individuals who want to try worldly dishes while Home Chef is focused on the classics and adding a twist to them. No matter what, though, these companies ensure that their dishes are packed full of flavor and taste amazing. 


  • If you’re looking for simple meals that can be cooked quickly, then Home Chef should be your choice.

  • If you’re looking to try cuisines from various places around the globe, then it’s Gobble you need to sign up for. 


With all the benefits they have to offer, one has to wonder why you have yet to sign up for one.

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