Chef Vivant's simple iTunes-style interface allows you to consolidate and catalog your entire recipe collection into a smart digital library where you can browse quickly, organize easily, search effectively and cook with confidence. Whether browsing recipes from an individual cookbook collection or searching across your entire recipe library, Chef Vivant's underlying organizational architecture provides a valuable all-in-one recipe resource unfound on the web before now.
You no longer have to look through piles of clipped recipes or flip through stacks of heavy cookbooks—with Chef Vivant all of your recipes are right at your finger tips. This cutting-edge kitchen companion enables the everyday cook to plan and prepare meals and menus with confidence and control. Each of Chef Vivant's innovative, intelligent recipes is enabled with integrated one-step tools that save time and tribulation in planning, cooking and entertaining.
With 20,000+ recipes, including hundreds of digital cookbook collections, Chef Vivant Store let's you purchase individual intelligent recipes, saving you time, money and valuable counter space. Simply browse through the interactive catalog, complete with cover art and vibrant photographs, find a recipe you like, click to purchase, and the recipe is automatically downloaded to your library.
Easily browse through your recipe library and effortlessly organize your collection for efficient use in the kitchen and on the go. With the Chef Vivant versatile cookbook reader, you can search across your whole library and organize its contents to suit personal taste - all within a single screen.
When you download a recipe or cookbook from the Store, it will be automatically be added to your library, where it can be sorted and searched according to its context and characteristics such as ingredient, author, cuisine, seasonality, occasion, serving size, etc.
Chef Vivant is the only premium cooking website that provides truly digital, intelligent recipes and cooking content. The Chef Vivant complete catalog of premium cookbooks and recipes are uniquely formatted with integrated tools, capabilities, features, and functions that provide revolutionary level of utility and value to your cooking experience.
Whether you are browsing for inspiration or purpose, Chef Vivant's customized viewing options ensure you will find what you are looking for. View your library in a simple list, where you can sort, scroll and select your dish, or drag and drop a few recipes into a Menu folder for dinner tonight. Flip through your library's cookbook cover art or the vibrant food photos that accompany each recipe. No matter how you search, Chef Vivant is sure to satisfy.
The Chef Vivant cookbook reader also allows you to plan meals and manage menus with ease. Create a menu "recipelist" for dinner this week, a special event or holiday party, where it is saved and easily accessed now and again. Imagine having all of your Thanksgiving menu recipes from past and present holidays, from different chefs, cookbooks and magazine, all on one screen for effortless planning of your holiday feast.
What about Grandma's recipes? Can I enter my family recipes into my online digital recipe library? Yes! Chef Vivant employs a user-generated recipe capability that allows you to enter your recipe details into a datasheet that transfers intelligently into your online library so to take advantage of its many integrated features, functions, and capabilities.
With Chef Vivant's innovative RecipeXpress™ technology, featured recipes and promotional offers from leading food brands, your favorite cooking magazine or the Sunday newspaper are collected with a simple code that is entered and catalogued into your library in minutes. No more clipping and searching through clutter – RecipeXpress™ automatically files and organizes your findings for easy access whenever your kitchen duty calls.
Imagine having at-home online access to an indispensable, engaging catalog of premium cooking content allowing you to browse and shop for individual recipes or complete cookbooks from leading authors, industry experts and magazines, as well as signature recipes from your favorite local chef, restaurant or winery.
Whether it is your favorite cookbook, recipe collection, or a single recipe, Chef Vivant is the only online source that aggregates premium, tested cooking content across a multitude of diverse sources, offering you a value-added, inspiring and pleasurable cooking experience time and again. Chef Vivant's premium recipes have been developed and tested by experts in their fields—so whether you are tempering chocolate for the first time, or preparing a Spanish themed event, you can cook with confidence with step-by-step instructions to a successful result.
With 20,000+ recipes, including hundreds of digital cookbook collections, Chef Vivant Store let's you purchase individual intelligent recipes, saving you time, money and valuable counter space. Simply browses through the interactive catalog, complete with cover art and vibrant photographs, find a recipe you like, click to purchase, and the recipe is automatically downloaded to your library.
What if you could preview and purchase individual recipes from these cookbooks before making the full commitment to buy the whole book? The Chef Vivant allows you to do this, and much more. Once purchased, your individual recipe is automatically downloaded and stored in your online library, catalogued under the title with cover art, cooking tips, any author's notes.
Later on, if you decide to purchase the whole book, you can. Chef Vivant saves you time and money by providing immediate access to premium cooking content without leaving the comfort of home, leaving more time to get cooking!
From your favorite local restaurant or celebrity chef to your favorite cooking magazine or food brand, Chef Vivant's Recipe Channels provide access to unique and published promotional and purchasable recipes and cooking content to be downloaded to your library.
With an ever-growing number of Recipe Channels dishing their latest and greatest hot from the kitchen, you won't miss a bite with your free Channel subscriptions you'll be the first to learn about a new cookbook, a local event or to receive exclusive promotional offers from your favorite cooking content experts.