Got any questions?
You may find most of the common questions answered in this section. However, if you still have additional queries, then you may get in touch with us anytime.
What is FSSAI?
FSSAI stands for Food Safety and Standards Authority of India. FSSAI has been created for laying down science-based standards for articles of food and to regulate their manufacture, storage, distribution, sale, and import to ensure the availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption.
Why a home chef with Mealawe will require a FSSAI license?
Generally, home chefs will fall under the petty food manufacturers having an annual turnover of up to 12 lacs. As per government rule, all food businesses having income more than this limit are required to take FSSAI license.
What are the charges for FSSAI license?
Every petty food business operator shall register themselves with the registering authority by submitting an application along with a fee of Rs. 100/-. The charge is annual and it has to be renewed on a yearly basis.
Can anyone become home chef with Mealawe?
Yes, anyone can become a home chef with Mealawe. We only have basic requirements of good hygiene practice in the kitchen, family environment, etc.
What is "Jo Khao, Wahi Khilao" concept?
Our motto is to serve home food to our customers which is full of health and regional falvour. Our kitchen partners are going to serve what they are going to consume. This will ensure that the cooked food has soul in it along with taste and health. The concept will involve instant food orders.
Can I place instant home-food order?
Instant home-food order comes under the “Daily Order” category. We generally allow our partnered kitchen to serve food items during standard food timings which are breakfast, lunch, high-tea, and dinner.