Kate's Plate

FAQs

Because you need to know.
How does Kate's Plate differ from other meal kit services?
  1.  We do a lot of the prep work and cooking for you! Veggies are cleaned and chopped, fresh dressings are handcrafted each week, grains are cooked, and meats are ready for you to cook.
  2. We focus on ‘clean-eating’ recipes. Ingredients REALLY matter to us! We scour labels so you don’t have to. We don’t use preservatives, emulsifiers, or funky chemicals in our recipes – they are better for you and taste better that way too!
  3. We are local in your area! Since our food is delivered to your door (and not shipped across the country), we are supporting local Ohio vendors, using local Ohio employees, business resources, and keeping the love local – YAH!
How far in advance do I need to order?

You need to submit orders the week before service – the deadline is Tuesdays at midnight. Your meals are delivered or available for pickup the next Monday.

What areas does Kate's Plate serve?

We currently serve about 20 miles from 45458 (Centerville, Ohio).

Service is available in the following areas in Southeast Ohio:  Dayton, Centerville, Washington Township, Kettering, Oakwood, Beavercreek, Fairborn, Springboro, Waynesville, Bellbrook, Spring Valley, Moraine, Miamisburg and West Carrolton. Please use the zip code verifier on the home page to confirm.
Shoot us your zipcode request via our Contact Form and we’ll let you know when we are in your area!
If you are outside of the delivery area, you may choose to PICKUP, which you indicate upon checkout. 
Is nutritional information available?

We are working on getting nutrition information done as soon as possible!  The info will be under each meal’s page.

Can I make substitutions?

Unfortunately, at this time – we are unable to accommodate special requests/custom orders. Most parts of the meal come individually.  For example, you can leave off the dairy, leave the asparagus out, or not use the sauce.

What if I have a food allergy?

We cannot guarantee that cross-contamination does not occur in the shop during order prep.  We recommend that if you have a severe allergy, that you do not use our service. 

What are the pickup hours?

Pickup hours are Mondays from 8am-6:30pm. Our location is 914 Senate Dr. Dayton, OH 45459.

Is all the food organic?

Whenever possible, we absolutely do purchase organic! However, not every single item is. Some produce has more pesticides than others, so items on the Environmental Working Group’s List (www.ewg.org) that rank highest in pesticides, we always buy organic. Those that are on the clean fifteen list are lowest in pesticide residue, and we find the freshest but not necessarily organic if that’s not the best choice.  Due to variations in season, shipping, weather conditions, and supplier issues, we do our best to get organic, local ingredients but from time to time have to substitute a conventional item due to availability.  Chicken is organic, beef is local grass-fed, pork is a mixture of pastured and conventional, seafood is either wild-caught or organic farm-raised.

What happens if I lose my instruction card?

The ‘How To Prepare’ cards are posted on each meal’s page on the website for easy reference.

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