For Cooks Using Cookin Commercial Kitchens
Cookin requires that cooks carry and maintain appropriate insurance policies with minimum coverage in the amount of $1,000,000, to cover activities and any meals prepared in Cookin’s commercial kitchen spaces. Cooks may secure their insurance policy from any authorized Canadian insurance providers, however Cookin has partnered with The Chef Alliance to provide you with pre-negotiated discounted rates. The Chef Alliance is an industry leader, supporting Chefs, Cooks and entrepreneurs in growing successful culinary businesses. Click here to access details about the policy and the application form. There are many alternative insurance providers available, including a program offered from Zensurance that you can also review and compare. Please note that policies from Zensurance are based on full year commitments, while The Chef Alliance has options for month to month policies.
For Cooks Exclusively Using Their Own Home Kitchens
Cookin strongly recommends that home cooks carry and maintain appropriate insurance policies with minimum coverage in the amount of $2,000,000, to cover activities and any meals prepared in your home kitchen. While cooks may secure their insurance policy from any authorized Canadian insurance provider, Cookin has partnered with Instant Risk Coverage to provide you with pre-negotiated discounted rates and a quick and simple application process. Instant Risk Coverage is a leader in supporting small businesses and has an insurance technology platform that allows you to purchase insurance on your own terms 24/7. You have the flexibility to purchase insurance for a week, a month, several months, or a year depending on how often you intend on cooking on the platform.
Sign up here, receive an instant quote and start cooking from home with greater peace of mind. Please select “Cookin” from the activity drop down menu in the application. Once a quote has been received and payment has been submitted, an insurance certificate will be instantaneously sent to you by Instant Risk Coverage. To access further details about the policy, click here.
Home Cook Sample Policy and Home Cook Sample Insurance Certificate attached below.
Questions about your home kitchen insurance can be directed via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via phone at (647) 278-3709.