Company Overview

Update
Status:
Acquired by Scripps Networks Interactive
Founded:
September 1, 1999
Founders:
Troy Hakala, Gay Gilmore
Employees:
5
Headquarters:
Vashon, WA
Categories:
Cooking, Recipes, Curated Web
Description:
Recipezaar is an online food community allowing users to submit, review and rate recipes.

Detailed Description

Update

Launched in December 1999, Recipezaar (originally Cookpoint.com) is an online community for people who like to cook. The site was started by two former Microsoft employees in Seattle. Users have posted hundreds of thousands of recipes to the site and hundreds more are added each day.

The company has been profitable since 2002 and never took outside funding. On July 19, 2007 Recipezaar was acquired by Scripps Networks (a division of the The E.W. Scripps Company) for a rumored $25 million. Scripps is the company behind HGTV and the Food Network. They've said that Recipezaar will function separate from, but as a complement to FoodNetwork.com.

Recipezaar reported 2.3 million unique visitors in June 2007, which combined with FoodNetwork.com's visitors will increase Scripps Networks' audience share to 19 percent.

In 2010, Scripps Networks rebranded RecipeZaar as Food.com, and phased out the RecipeZaar.com brand. RecipeZaar now redirects to Food.com.

Other cooking/recipe sites include AllRecipes, Snacksby and Google Recipes (part of Google Base).

Current Team (2)

Update

Products (1)

Update
  • Kerjajzhgkjnhupescts

    Food.com

    Looking at all of the great recipes on Food.com will make you hungry -- this is your warning.

Offices/Locations (1)

Update
  • Office

    P.O. Box 1749

    Vashon, WA 98070

    USA

Competitors (2)

Update
  • D1ad3616503fcfcb5f4159ebe35784ad

    FamilyOven

    FamilyOven is recipe website. It contains over 500,000 recipes uploaded by users and gathered...
  • 8ffd485a2147fe70d0c772da93d4d5db

    Cookthink

    Cookthink is a cooking website. The “cookthink it” search tool is what makes their offering...