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!

http://store.steampowered.com/app/386620/

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn0RpK_PP_Y

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: http://steamcommunity.com/games/247020/announcements/detail/204114190854399404
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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: http://steamcommunity.com/app/247020/discussions/0/598199244891051604/ )
  • Music by award winning composer Jonathan Geer
  • Art by Sara Gross - Two Bit Art (Battle Kitchen art by Camille Kuo)

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows Vista, 7/8/10
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB Graphics card or greater
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • 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.
    Minimum:
    • 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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28 of 29 people (97%) found this review helpful
17 people found this review funny
Recommended
30.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 7
Recommended in the strongest terms. You did not realize that you needed a hardcore cooking sim in your life until you played Cook, Serve, Delicious! "Intense action" is not a phrase I expected to apply to a cooking sim, but this game mocks Dark Souls casuals. You can get being decent, but to thrive, you must be *on the ball.* Never was fileting fish so satisfying, nor was soup so infuriating.

The gameplay is so intense that I can only play safely in small doses. I just played Cook, Serve, Delicious! so hard that I hurt myself. Seriously, I need to go lie down.

Cook, Serve, Delicious!: amazingly great.
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
26.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 31
This game tests your reflexes and is a very good game because of that. You will have to use a lot of your brainpower to make it through a day, and that makes it that engaging. However, it is a bit dragged out for what it is. The money managing part does keep a little more of my attention, but it seems to be a bit long in my opinion. However, the music is awesome and I suggest you get the soundtrack. 8.25/10
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: September 17
Really fun cooking management game, basically in this game you are in charge of ur own restaurant in which you have to please ur costumers with different types of food each day u can't serve the same types of food each day because if u do so ur costumers will get mad and u will get lower score, the gameplay and mechanics of the game are pretty easy to learn u can either use or mouse or keyboard (or both) to make the different types of food ready just depends on the style you like to play, also this game has alot of different things to in the campaign mode, like for example if u get ur restaurant a higher score u can participate in other games like tv shows etc. and do so fun things. Overall this game is really great and i would highly recommend it to anyone who likes to manage a restaurant :)!

8.7/10
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
241.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 13
Super great game for when one doesn't feel like playing anything else. Committing the actions to muscle memory and allowing your fingers to fly around the keyboard can be quite therapeutic!
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
38.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 19
This game is ridiculously great. You didn't know it was as hardcore as a classical competitive combination-fighter, but it is. Can you triple hadoukin a lasagne, then do two burgers and a beer? Gamepad in hand, this is more intense than a fighter and has a deep management sim on the back end. Well worth the buy.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 6
This is one of those gems that is easy to learn but hard to master. I highly recommend this game as it is really an easy to approach game that will test your skills.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
14.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 17
A challenging but enjoyable button pressing game. You'd better know where all the keys on your keybourd are located in order to have a chance at this game. With pretty art and enjoyable gameplay I can definitely recommend this game. A wee bit grindy though to increase star level.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
18.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 5
Teach your kids reading comprehension, typing skills, how to deal with frustration, and how addiction works by buying them this game!

10/10, Mavis Beacon ain't got nothing on this.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
16.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 21
Frantic gameplay for frantic fun. It's a great game to play in smaller breaks and once you get the keyboard combinations down, you will become the real Master Chief.

Pros:
- Fun mechanics
- Nice presentation + audio/visual feedback
- Gameplay ranging from relaxing to frantic
- Great music

Cons:
- Robberies :C
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
22.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 23
I love this game, a lot, pretty entertaining, kinda hardcore, but is funny anyway.
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Ridoraun
25.4 hrs
Posted: September 30
Super fun. The extremely fast pace of each day gets hectic sometimes but when you're in the zone it feels super satisfying to play it.
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Svryajaya
5.5 hrs
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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Cantaloupe
0.2 hrs
Posted: September 29
pish
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LoveSick
23.7 hrs
Posted: September 27
Now I hate Soup.
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yify
10.2 hrs
Posted: September 27
This game is one of the best purchases of my steam account.
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KarmageddonGR
7.3 hrs
Posted: September 26
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Raskolnikov
45.0 hrs
Posted: September 26
I must have had 100+ hours on Ore No Ryomi 2 back in the day. Playing CSD was familiar, too familiar in fact, but I didn't know it was the same developer until I finished the career mode for the first time and unlocked the gallery. In many ways, CSD is easier in that you can choose an active menu so you don't get stuck with difficult dishes once you've bought them. I remember French Fries and Fried Chicken were hellish in ONR2.

I like the upgrades and the different special events, although I think the "penalty" for serving bad orders just makes the following day easier because of the slightly lower buzz. I hate the Shish Kabob and the Soup! I'm just trying to get all the achievements now, but I think it has good replayability when you just want to kill a few minutes.
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Blood_Wraith
11.0 hrs
Posted: September 25
The spicy music in the morning makes me think I'm actually a cook in a restaurant in a Tropico game and it feels like a nuke is about to go off at any moment.
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Vaesse
3.0 hrs
Posted: September 25
Much better than you might expect, this game has a variety of food types that you can choose among (you start with a decent budget and "buy" the foods you want to start with) along with some "chores" that appear more or less frequently depending on what foods you're serving. It starts at a fairly sedate pace which is almost too easy if you pick extremely easy foods, but because of a variety of game mechanics (menu decay and the easiest foods not being allowed in higher star restaurants), ensures you don't wimp out for too long.
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A very hot piece of Kek™
1.2 hrs
Posted: September 25
Chances are you've come across games of this kind before, either as a flash game or some small minigame somewhere, the resturant management where you are the only employee and have to take care of everything. Though Cook, Serve, Delicious! differs itself from these other games in that it's actively trying to give you a heart attack.

This game isn't bad, but you'll really need to know how to balance alot of things, both cooking and doing chores that, if skipped. Will make your resturant unsanitary. The game really goes full out in making you responsible for any failure that might occur, as the game offers you full customization of how you do your business, in that you can use mouse only, keyboard only or both. Even controller support.

If you get into this game thinking it'll be a piece of cake, you are dead wrong. Sure, in time you will gain the ability to upgrade things that will make customers more patient, and people that take care of cleaning or at the least minimize it. But you'll still have to work your fine bumcheeks off to not completely screw up, especially during rush-hours which turn your nice calm resturant in to a damn warzone.


If you like getting stressed out, and cooking/management. Go for it.

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