Zest Cooking

In-app purchases
53 reviews
Content rating
Everyone 10+
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About this app

Tired of cooking the same 3 meals on repeat? Zest integrates a mind-blowing cooking education into your routine. Learn to cook with us through step-by-step explanations of foundational cooking concepts in fewer than 10 minutes and dishes that bring the concept to life. Our recipes are created by two former Michelin star chefs, distilled by a home chef, and cooked by you, the superstar home cook that you are (or will be). We don't assume any prior culinary knowledge. We meet you where you are and help you improve.

Stop copying traditional recipes - start learning from Zest. We've cooked those delicious Bon Appetit dinners. But when we took away the recipes we felt like lost puppies. Zest is designed to teach you the how's and why's of cooking. So when the recipe is gone you can confidently navigate the kitchen. The promise: Taste improvement after one dinner with Zest.



We've all tried cooking a TikTok recipe. You rewatch the video 13 times to figure out what the hell is going on. Zest embeds videos throughout recipes so you can click into content when you need it. No more pausing and restarting. Learn at your own pace.


Watch a short video on a new concept at your own pace and then cook recipes that reinforce what you've learned. We dive into topics like the science of tasting and the basics of seasoning, sautéing, roasting and more!


Don't know how to dice an onion? Don't be embarrassed, we got you covered. Skill videos are linked in each recipe to guide you along, so you don't have to watch Gordon Ramsey on YouTube (we love his accent too).


Choose a menu to fit your preferences. Tired of wasting produce? Search for dishes including what’s already in your fridge. Got allergies? Compile safe recipes in your menu to find them when you’re ready to get cooking.


Shop your menu with our automated grocery list. Plus, utilize our helpful tips while you shop. Don't know what a neutral oil is? We got you covered.


Rate the recipes you cook, so we can recommend similar ones.

Feedback? Technical Issues? Killer ideas you want to contribute to make our app better? Email us at support@zestapp.co. We're always here to help and would love to chef up new ideas together!
Updated on
Feb 2, 2023

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, Personal info and 4 others
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 4 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted
53 reviews
Fox Q
December 15, 2022
Way too expensive for what is essentially an incomplete app. When described as "duolongo for cooking," I was so excited to try it. I signed up immediately, only to see they're charging the same as Netflix! I decided to try the free trial anyway & poke around. It's just recipes & some basic cooking instructions that aren't even all correct. You can't adjust for allergies or other dietary restrictions. It's just whatever food the app creators like. Great idea, bad execution, ridiculously high $.
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Marina Drakon
January 15, 2023
Really great contents but it constantly freezes and fails to react and generally stresses me out. It's not my phone nor my internet, the other apps run smoothly. It's a pity such a great app is more annoying than helpful because of this
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February 2, 2023
Hi, sorry to hear you’ve been experiencing some crash issues. Please contact us at support@zestapp.co and share as much information as you can. We will definitely investigate your case. Thank you for posting!
Jake Dewitt
December 1, 2022
wish I could comment on the actual app usage but upon signing into google on it no continue sign fills in and i just logged in for nothing with no way to use the app. if i literally can't log in I'm gonna guess it needs a little time
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