One of the few hardcore restaurant sims in existence, Cook, Serve, Delicious! is a deceptively easy game to learn but incredibly challenging to master as you progress through your career from owning a terrible zero star cafe into a five star world famous restaurant.
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Release Date: Oct 8, 2013

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September 15

Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! Steam Page is Live!

Hey everyone! I'm proud to announce that the Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! store page is live on Steam! Be sure to add this game to your Wishlist today!

To see the game in action, check out the brand new Gameplay Trailer:

Thanks again for the support, and I'll be updating the CSD 2 Steam page as development progresses! Woo!

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“Along with being one of the (very unexpectedly!) funniest games I’ve played this year, the game’s disarming & charming aesthetic did not prepare me for what is undoubtedly the best WarioWare-like game I have ever played. In fact, I probably ended up spending more time with Cook, Serve, Delicious! than with almost any other game this year. The gameplay is simple in nature but blisteringly fast, resulting in a challenge that is more than enough to keep the average player interested. The game does not overstay its welcome, as it evolves in numerous ingenious ways by the time you’ve reached the end.”
The Stereogram

“It's not an easy game to excel at, but it's an easy game to get hooked on, and the challenge of building and running your own restaurant from front to back is going to captivate you for weeks on end...with depth to rival a strategy game and carefully controlled chaos ruling the action sequences, Cook, Serve, Delicious! is a rare release that encourages you to play until you master every nuance of gameplay.”
Jay Is Games

“Cook, Serve, Delicious! is fast paced, engaging, and absolutely addictive for foodies or non-foodies alike. Don’t be fooled by the cute cartoonish style because you’ll find your eyeballs popping and button mashing like mad after a few hours.”
Vivid Gamer

About This Game

NEW UPDATE! Cook, Serve, Delicious: Battle Kitchen Edition is a brand new free expansion that provides all new local multiplayer modes and weekly challenges! From 25 indie guest cameos to tons of new features and improvements, CSD: Battle Kitchen will challenge even the most hardened cook. Some of the new features include:

  • Weekly Challenges- Face off with your friends and the Steam leaderboard as you compete for the fastest times. A new challenge awaits every week!
  • Tag Team Local Multiplayer- Grab some controllers and play up to four players locally as you take turns manning the chef station in Battle Kitchen. You only have fifteen seconds to cook, and five seconds to explain to the next cook what to do first! Good luck!
  • Strike Challenges- Take on twelve brand new challenges on your own or up to four players tag team with adjustable difficulty settings. Warning: these challenges can be extremely difficult!
  • Endurance Mode- For one player or up to four Tag Team players, Endurance Mode has you making as many foods as possible perfectly, all while having to answer Chef Risotto's calls and switching out menu items and upgrading them while you're cooking. How long can you last? Also includes the new eSports Endurance Challenge, an event that ups the difficulty to an extreme degree!
  • Co-op Campaign- Play the campaign mode with a friend using your current save! One person is the expediter, who must give orders to the chef and send them out when they're fully cooked, and the other is the chef, unable to choose orders but must cook or do anything the expediter gives them. Tag each other to switch positions on the fly, and make your way from a zero star cafe to a five star restaurant! (co-op can be enabled or disabled at any time in the main menu of the campaign mode).
  • Game Improvements- A huge array of game improvements and additions have been added to the game! For more, visit the official announcement page here:

Cook, Serve, Delicious is a hardcore restaurant sim, one of the few in its genre that gives the players total control over where they want to take their restaurant.

The game centers on an old, worn down restaurant in the SherriSoda Tower, which was once the heart of the building but closed down as business (and tenants) dropped to an all time low. But with the local economy rising back up and occupancy reaching its maximum, SherriSoda Tower has decided to bring back the old Cook, Serve, Delicious restaurant, and has given you complete control to bring it back to its old five star status of world class dining.

To do that, you’ll start with a few thousand dollars and thirty foods to choose from to put on your menu, as well as a host of restaurant equipment and more. Nearly everything is unlocked from the start of the game for you to purchase; this is your restaurant, and you must figure out the best strategy to get that restaurant packed with satisfied customers. Can you prove your culinary skills?

And if that weren’t enough, you’ll also have the opportunity to be cast in the Iron Cook television show, throw parties for offices in SherriSoda Tower, read virtual mail in your SherriSoda Tower Email account which ranges from game tips to crazy spam (nearly 500 emails in all), from customers providing feedback to your restaurant to opportunities such as being able to fund projects via “ClicknStart” and other big surprises!

With hours of content and tons of secrets and unlockables, Cook, Serve, Delicious will provide a big challenge for anyone who’s ready to take their crumbling, rat infested eatery to a luxurious Platinum Star Restaurant. Good luck!

  • New Steam Features include key binding support for all foods and events, a new gameplay option called CookBets where you will receive randomized challenges each day, fifty new spam emails and options as well as improvements to UI across the board, and full Steam Achievements, Steam Cloud, Steam Leaderboards with special Steam Challenges and Trading Cards support.
  • Includes the upgrade pack, "Extra Crispy Edition," that brings ten new foods to the game including Lobster, Bananas Foster, Enchiladas, Sushi and more!
  • Steam Controller, DualShock 4, Xbox 360, Wii U Pro Controller, DualShock 3 and Xbox One gamepad button mapping fully supported for compatible controllers. Rumble is also supported (for Windows only). (Note: first and third party drivers still required for full compatibility. For a full detailed list, be sure to check out the Steam thread: )
  • Music by award winning composer Jonathan Geer
  • Art by Sara Gross - Two Bit Art (Battle Kitchen art by Camille Kuo)

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows Vista, 7/8/10
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB Graphics card or greater
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8 and above
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Mac OS X 10.6x is not supported by the newest versions of the game.
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 and above
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL-capable graphics card with valid driver
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Currently Ubuntu is the only Linux platform that is officially supported by this engine.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
8.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 18
Cook, Serve, Delicious! is one of these games that I bought rather for fun, I did not even plan on playing more than I needed to get the trading cards (yeah, I love to collect 'dem cards). Turns out I was wrong, I started to really like this game and invested some time in it which was unexpected.

To get back to the game, it's about running a restaurant and rise high in the cooking sky by gathering stars for your restaurant and upgrading your meals.

I highly recommend playing this game with a gamepad, tried keyboard and gamepad and it's way easier to play this game with the latter.
As you will make progress you'll realize that the menus will get a bit more complicated and you will have to answer many orders in a short time span so be prepared as the hoards will come eventually.

Seriously, this game is worth a shot coming from someone who did not even consider it to be seriously good.

Have fun cooking!
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
31.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 9
The most intense cooking game you will ever play. 9/10
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
16.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 10
Cook, Serve, Delicious! isn’t trying to impress you that much, it is just all serving up a healthy dose of fun with a side helping of frenzied action.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 4
THE GOOD: Upgrades and progression, great aesthetics, easy to learn, overall diversity means you don't mind the repetition, quite fun despite getting really intense, variations in day, minor story.
THE BAD: Music can get annoying, key bindings are impractical by default by can be rebound.
A simple, enjoyable, frantic and fun simulator.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
21.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 1
Never have I been so delighted to be so frantic. This is Diner Dash's ultimate transformation.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 16
Fun Gamer Maker game. Really like that it does have some content and that it can truly be a challenge. There are also updates (which personally, was completely bizarre that a small game like this would get free updates like that. Always welcomed.) Definitely recommend this game.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
44.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 24
Cook, Serve, Delicious! + mechanical keyboard = hours and hours of stressful, earsplitting fun.

10/10, would CLACKCLACKCLACK again and again.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
22.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 29
This game made me question my dichotomy between casual and hardcore games.

10/10 would chop fish and get robbed again
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
53.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 3
It's like typing of the dead but with managing a 1 man restaurant.

Fun and addicting.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
10.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 27
This game is one of the best purchases of my steam account.
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29.3 hrs
Posted: October 25
It's fun and fast paced nice little game
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6.9 hrs
Posted: October 22
(My father and I as we sit in meditative silence, facing the front of my television during a breezy October's evening)

I suddenly turn to him, gesture with my finger like a 70 year old man, and say in an authoritative tone "So, tomorrow we get rid of the pizza."

He quickly responds "Yes," without moving a muscle. I find it remarkable that he has done so in such a professional manner, with a dignified expression on his face, as if having done this for years (especially since we'd been playing for 10 minutes).

For one moment, we had left the confines of our living room, and traveled to the vast and faraway lands of imagination. He being my prized sous-chef and I the owner of my very own five star (to be) establishment.

He's left me now, to go back to his job in another state, but our restaurant lives on... within my save file.

In his memory, I chop each carrot with finesse. I garnish each baked potato with a spattering of the finest onion slices this side of my controller. I put on my bravest face every time a complex dish comes up in the queue during a rush, daring it to face my frenzy. And I most definitely stamp my hand onto the tip jar to strangle every living penny I can out of it, in the hopes that I might one day reach my goal... to actually properly serve all of my customers.

8/10 Souper addictive! Grape fun! RYE IT NOW!!!
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Ms. MooGoo
30.3 hrs
Posted: October 21
LOVE THIS GAME!!! So addictive, beat the thing in 2 weeks of intense play every night, but continued to play for many months thereafter. Super fun, its like the best Diner Dash or Papa's pizzaria type game. Seriously if you like playing those types of games at all you will fall in love with this game. I can't wait for the 2nd one!
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5.1 hrs
Posted: October 19
Want to know how rush hour feels in a restaurant? Go work on one, this is not even close; but it does gives you a taste of it. Just not enough people screaming at you and not nearly enough drugs.
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0.4 hrs
Posted: October 18
Casual ios sort of game. It's alright for what it is. Cool that it was made in gamemaker, though.
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11.9 hrs
Posted: October 16
On my android i played cooking games but this one is better.
Most things you can cook have a different way of being made.
You invent little tricks to make it happen better.
For example one dish you need to tender it exactly 6 times quickly. I tender it 2 times 3 because when i tender it 6 times i make the mistake more often to do it 7 or 5 times. For another dish i type pscr pscr pscr. I don't know what the ingrediens are.
So its a kind of memory game. when something is ordered, do the sequence asap.
What is fun about it is it makes me wonder how far i can get with it.
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20.3 hrs
Posted: October 16
Great cooking game simulator with a nice learning curve. One of those unique indie gems you should definitely pick up. It is a bit grindy but having to rotate food to avoid rot makes it less repetitive. The developer added a lot content post release like New Game Plus, Battle Kitchen, Local Coop etc. and I am excited for the sequel coming out in 2017.
So if you don't mind sweaty palms and hating yourself for ♥♥♥♥ing up one order then please give CSD! a try!

*I would post PSCR but I remapped my Lasagna keys so when I add meat it is coincidentally POWER :0
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