April 20, 2015 08:00 ET

It's Time for Dinner, Yummly Announces App for Apple Watch

Yummly Brings Contextual, Personalized Food Inspiration and Time Savings to Apple Users' Wrists

REDWOOD CITY, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 20, 2015) - Yummly (, the leading food discovery platform, announced the release of its first ever Apple Watch app today. The free app is now available with the Yummly iPhone App in the App Store, and soon within the Apple Watch App Store.

This new Watch app is the solution to help home cooks with everything from recipe inspiration, creating a seamless experience grocery shopping to preparing a meal, all with a few swipes on their wrist.

"We are entering a new, even more connected paradigm with the Apple Watch. Leveraging our Food Intelligence Platform, Yummly will eliminate the stress and challenge of deciding what to make for dinner with a glance of the watch face," said Brian Witlin, COO of Yummly. "The app will also empower grocery shoppers to tackle the store with the most streamlined shopping list available."

How the App Delivers
The Yummly Watchkit App is designed for quick inspiration and shopping on-the-go with a simple and easy-to-use interface. Users can swipe between functions to easily access all of the app features like:

  • A recipe recommendation feed, personalized just for the user and on their wrist
  • Glances that select the best recipe recommendation based on the time of day, day of week, season and location
  • Access to a user's Shopping List without taking out their iPhone
  • The most powerful recipe search now voice-enabled with Siri through the Apple Watch
  • Ability to quickly access a user's most recent Yums

Yummly's iOS apps were named Apple's Best of App Store in 2014 and have been the #1 free recipes apps (on iOS and Android) since their respective launches, and have totaled more than 6 million downloads. With this update, mobile portfolio includes apps for smartphones, tablets and now Apple Watch on both iOS and Android platforms as well as a Windows Lite app, providing on-the-go access to its community of more than 15 million monthly unique visitors.

Yummly Watch App is available today for free in the App Store.

About Yummly
Yummly is building the smart and personal platform for taste. This is made possible through proprietary technology to understand food and taste built upon mapping the food genome. Headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley, Yummly is backed by Physic Ventures, Unilever Corporate Ventures, First Round Capital, Harrison Metal Capital, and Intel Capital. Its founding angel investors and advisory board include: Jeff Jordan (partner at Andreessen Horowitz), Bill Cobb (CEO, H&R Block), Justin LaFrance (StumbleUpon), Marcia Hooper and Brad O'Neill (CEO, TechValidate). For more information, visit

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