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The First Michelin-Starred Chef on Your iPhone

The First Michelin-Starred Chef on Your iPhone

The iPhone (photo by William Hook)

Canada Newswire

August 18, 2009

Patrik Jaros is the first Michelin-starred chef to present his best recipes aimed at young people as an application for the iPhone and the iPod Touch. If you download “Patrik’s Easy Cooking” from the App Store (category Lifestyle), you will experience the world of modern creative cooking. Patrik Jaros manages to conjure up the tastiest dishes using leftovers from your fridge. He also reveals how to turn supermarket convenience foods into mouth-watering delicacies with little effort. For $2.99 you get more than 70 exceptional ideas for fantastic recipes which are really easy to follow.

Cooking with “Patrik’s” is just as straightforward as the iPhone itself. Tasty dishes are created with the help of detailed instructions and plenty of pictures. To ensure that dishes turn out perfectly, the most important steps are shown in step-by step view. Favourite recipes can be saved under “Favorites” in “Patrik’s” app with just one tap or sent directly to a friend. The ingenious feature of the app is the “fridge function”. Simply tap in which groceries you have at home and “Patrik’s” will suggest suitable recipes. Your iPhone can’t possibly be put to a more creative culinary use. “Patrik’s” also helps with the shopping: Recipes including all the ingredients and quantities are always at your finger tips even in the supermarket without internet connection.

With “Patrik’s” you invite a famous chef onto your iPhone. Patrik Jaros was awarded a Michelin Star and became the youngest award- winning chef in Germany. In 1995, he was among the group of master chefs who finished in the top 3 of the “Bocuse d’Or” world cooking championship and he is the author of numerous internationally successful cookery books.

The new cooking app “Patrik’s” is currently available in English, Spanish and German for iPhone, Android and Blackberry.

PITAYA Media GmbH ( is an innovative media publisher with particular focus on the topical areas of ‘digital media’ and ‘cookery and nutrition’. Fascinating digital cookery books and encyclopedias are created in close cooperation with award-winning chefs and professional food photographers. PITAYA Media is the first German publisher to develop ambitious cooking apps for smart phones such as the Apple iPhone, Google Android, Blackberry and others.

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