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The Stay at Home Chef shares restaurant-quality recipes you can easily make at home. Our team of chefs and creatives is bringing back the family dinner in a really delicious way!

We have a whole team working behind the scenes to ensure we can bring you the best quality recipes and tutorials possible.

Meet the Chefs: Rachel

Rachel Farnsworth, the culinary powerhouse and founder of The Stay At Home Chef, shares her restaurant-quality recipes and lighthearted cooking videos with an ever-growing global audience. Her focus is simple: creating satisfying meals that every family can enjoy. She believes in keeping her recipes accessible, using everyday ingredients to ensure anyone can whip up delicious meals right at home.

This philosophy has not only resonated with her followers, but it has also allowed her audience to expand significantly over the years. However, her mission remains steadfast—to create restaurant-quality recipes that anyone can execute confidently at home.

Beyond her own kitchen, Rachel’s tantalizing recipes and entertaining cooking advice reach her fans through her Stay At Home Chef blog and various social media channels, including Instagram, YouTube, and Facebook. Boasting over 4.3 million followers, Rachel is a truly global culinary influencer.

Despite her success, Rachel never strays from her roots, always cooking with barefoot comfort in her home kitchen. Her culinary creations have made their way onto the menus of restaurants and bakeries worldwide, and she’s also a published cookbook author. In addition, she is privileged to collaborate with some of the world’s top food and kitchenware brands.

At The Stay At Home Chef, Rachel generously shares her recipes, insights, and easy-to-follow video tutorials—all without charge. Her primary goal is to inspire confidence in home cooks, empowering them to serve delectable, restaurant-quality meals to their loved ones. With Rachel’s guidance, cooking isn’t just a task—it becomes an enjoyable lifestyle. This vibrant culinary community, with its welcoming atmosphere, is always ready to accommodate more food enthusiasts, because there’s always room for one more at the table.

Meet The Chefs: Caytlin

Meet Caytlin McCleery, the vibrant culinary expert who joined The Stay At Home Chef in 2021. Her passion for cooking sparked in childhood, when she spent countless hours experimenting with flavors and ingredients, and it continued to blossom as she skipped college classes to immerse herself in Food Network’s culinary delights with Alton Brown.

Today, as a wife and mother of five, Caytlin enjoys the lively culinary banter with her family, her personal “guinea pigs.” Their invaluable feedback helps shape the delectable dishes she shares with the worldwide audience of The Stay At Home Chef.

Caytlin’s journey in the culinary industry is marked by several significant roles, from content creator and educator to influencer. Among her many achievements, she holds the distinction of being a certified barbecue judge—an endorsement of her profound knowledge in one of the most cherished cooking traditions. Caytlin has also enriched countless events through her catering skills, from intimate gatherings to large-scale events.

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Beyond her personal and professional kitchen experiences, Caytlin has a notable history of contributing to her community. She has provided her culinary services to displaced families, homeless shelters, and community organizations, earning rave reviews for her ability to deliver satisfaction and smiles through her meals.

Her culinary prowess also extends to the realm of recipe development, where she has collaborated with renowned brands like Cutco and CampChef. Caytlin’s ability to create simple, delicious recipes using everyday ingredients aligns seamlessly with the ethos of The Stay At Home Chef.

As she continues to build upon the legacy of The Stay At Home Chef, Caytlin’s mission remains clear: to create restaurant-quality recipes that anyone can confidently replicate at home. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a beginner, join Caytlin in this culinary journey and become part of a vibrant and welcoming community because at The Stay At Home Chef, there’s always room for one more at the table.

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Want to meet the rest of the team?

We have a whole team of professionals working to bring you the best recipe content possible. This includes Dallan Anderson, Marketing and Operations Manager; Scott Warren, Videographer; Stephanie Patterson, Head Writer; and Kayla Mogensen, Photographer. You can learn more about them. You can read their biographies on our Meet The Team Page.

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