Compare Home Chef vs. Nutrisystem Meal Delivery

What’s the difference between Home Chef Meal Delivery and Nutrisystem Meal Delivery? See how our editors compare the two companies below.
Last Updated: May 18, 2018
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Home Chef Meal Delivery
9.7 / 10 - Excellent
#1 in Meal Delivery
Nutrisystem Meal Delivery
9.3 / 10 - Excellent
#18 in Meal Delivery
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Key Facts

  • Special offer! Save $30 on your first order
  • Prepare home-cooked meals in less than 30 minutes
  • Weekly service that fit consumer’s life demands
  • 15 meal options, including 5 minute lunches
  • Chef-designed easy to follow recipes
  • Free delivery on orders over $40
  • Delicious meals for $9.95 per serving
  • A+ BBB Accredited
  • 14-Day Money Back Guarantee
  • Over 150 menu options
  • Lose up to 10 lbs. and 5 inches overall in first month
  • Get free diet analysis online
  • Free Fedex shipping

ConsumersAdvocate.org Ratings

9.7 / 10 - Excellent
10/10
Meal Planning Cost
10/10
Culinary Team
10/10
Meal Preparation
10/10
Ingredients
10/10
Subscription Options
10/10
Meal Options
9/10
Shipping and Delivery
9.3 / 10 - Excellent
9/10
Meal Planning Cost
9/10
Culinary Team
9/10
Meal Preparation
10/10
Ingredients
9/10
Subscription Options
10/10
Meal Options
10/10
Shipping and Delivery

Customer Reviews

 (13)
6.0 / 10 - Average
38%
5 stars
8%
4 stars
8%
3 stars
15%
2 stars
31%
1 stars

Final Verdict

Home Chef Meal Delivery has a higher overall rating than Nutrisystem Meal Delivery. Home Chef scores better than Nutrisystem across: Meal Planning Cost, Culinary Team, Meal Preparation, Ingredients, and Subscription Options. However, Nutrisystem scores better on Meal Options, and Shipping and Delivery.


Customer Comments & Reviews

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Steve T
Hillsboro, Oregon
4/25/2018
Home Chef Meal Delivery review
We were given credit by friends to use this service; we were delighted with it. The ingredients were amazingly fresh; the instructions for prep very clear; the outcome was uniformly good and occasionally exceptional. My wife and I had fun cooking together in the kitchen, learning new things. What's not to like? Well, we were not given any 'Welcome' information. We had no idea what to expect, and thus were very pleased with our introduction. What came as a big surprise was when our account became lamentably $3.90 short of a 'free' delivery, and the service was simply stopped. No notice to us, although our email is the account contact. Oops! We have guests coming to show off this service!!! And it appears that we simply cannot add $3.90, but must provide a credit account to receive the balance we have on credit. All in all -- love the food and the 'food service'; hate the approach to dealing with customers. Management should hire someone to look at their business from the customer's perspective. It would be eye-opening, I'm sure.


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Coleen F
Albion, Indiana
3/22/2018
Home Chef Meal Delivery review
I have been using Home Chef for about 6 months, along with 2 other meal delivery plans. Home Chef is excellent, always every ingredient in the box and every ingredient is fresh. Plenty of variety to choose from. The cooking instructions are easy to follow and I am a better cook now. My eventual plan is to get a box every other week. They are very easy to work with.


William S
St. Petersburg, Florida
4/16/2017
Home Chef Meal Delivery review
The packing is the key. The food is on top on the ice packs and the container is left in the sun from the delivery company. Put the food in between ice packs so that the sun does not warm the product before the customer has a chance to take it inside their home/refrigerator.


Lisa W
Indianapolis, Indiana
10/13/2016
Home Chef Meal Delivery review
I ordered 3 meals for 2 people. All of the veggies were fresh, herbs were fresh, meat was chicken and pork chop. I loved that all of the items were packaged together with a label telling you which veggies/spices goes with the recipe card. I only cooked one meal because I had to work over so I gave them to my sisters to try. Our meal was goo and my husband is a picky eater. Everythings was fresh.