Dream Dinners Since 2002

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This Couple Discovered Franchising as a Way to Give Back Locally and Globally - Entrepreneur
"Phil and Sheila Harris wanted to own a business that would give them the opportunity to help out those in need, both in their local community and around the world. They found the perfect fit with Dream Dinners." View PDF article >

They Shop and Prep, You Just Cook: Blue Apron and Dream Dinners - LAWeekly.com
"Love to cook but hate shopping? These days, there are a lot of options to having groceries delivered. But what if you want to go a step further..." Read full article >

How to Start a Business with Your Friend - and Stay Friends - DailyWorth.com
"The experts we spoke with agree that choosing a business partner with complementary - not similar - strengths is critical to your success."
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Women in Business: Q&A with Stephanie Allen and Tina Kuna, Co-Founders of Dream Dinners
"Dream Dinners is recognized as the originator of innovative and convenient dinner assembly stores. Created by working mothers Stephanie Allen and Tina Kuna..." Read full article >

Women in Franchising: An Enthusiastic Minority - Entrepreneur
"Women may be the minority in the franchising world, but whether they are breaking into existing industries or franchising their own companies, many of them are paving the way for others to do the same..." View PDF article >

7 Tips for Women Who Want to Own a Franchise - Entrepreneur
"4. Be willing to make sacrifices, especially the first year..." View PDF article >

Making the Dream of Dining Together Easier - ManagingSmallBiz.com
"...for the majority of today's parents, preparing well-balanced meals at home on a regular basis is an intimidating thought..." Read full article >

Best of the Northwest 2013 - Dream Dinners allows you to be the chef even if you aren't one
To prepare the meal, one follows simple instructions where even if they don't know it, they are sautéing, grilling, and making a reduction..." Read full article >

New Dream Dinners Study Reaches 90-Million Subscribers
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Beat the Clock - The Wall Street Journal
How companies can use time to their competitive advantage
"In the case of Dream Dinners, the company estimates it saves customers 20 hours a month in planning, shopping, preparation and cleanup time."
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Outsourcing Home Cooking - Time Magazine
How the meal assembly concept helps busy moms save time and money.
"I learned that you can clip as many coupons as you want, but you can never make a dinner as cheaply as these kitchens can. I got nine entrées, each of which is supposed to serve three, and two desserts from Dream Dinners for $146.87--under $5 a serving"
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Innovation back at 'real' stores - CNNMoney.com
Industry analyst picks five young, but fast-growing brick-and-mortar concepts that could soon become rising stars on Wall Street.
"The Dream Dinners experience combines two things. It simplifies cooking. Then there's the social aspect of bringing together a group of strangers or friends to put dinner together"
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Feeding Success - Forbes.com
Spotlight article about how and why Dream Dinners was started.
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Some Assembly Required - The Boston Globe
With time-saving help, planning healthy, hassle-free meals has gotten a little easier.
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You Made the Meatloaf. You Just Didn't Make It at Home - New York Times
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Meals that Moms Can Almost Call their Own - The New York Times
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A New Way to Get a Home-Cooked Meal - The Wall Street Journal
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