Curious Chef FAQs

Product Information
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  • What makes Curious Chef® different from competitive products?

    Most competitor products are toy-like in design that target pretend activities rather than real cooking. Curious Chef products are real utensils and cooking tools that are uniquely designed for young children. Each product is a result of years of testing and research to ensure they are functional and practical while remaining safe for kids.

    Can I order directly from your website?

    Of course! You can shop the full line of Curious Chef® products conveniently on our website. It just takes a few clicks to place an order through our secure ordering system. If you are having any issues or have any questions, you can always contact our customer service specialists at 1-800-932-8227 ext. 270.

    Will more products be added in the future?

    Yes, the Curious Chef® line will be reviewed and updated annually as we continue to work to provide your family and kids with unique real kitchen tools. We are looking for your feedback to help guide that process and welcome all thoughts and ideas. Please give us your comments and suggestions through our Help Desk.

    Are the Curious Chef® utensils dishwasher safe?

    Yes, all the utensils are dishwasher safe (except the timer).

    How can a tough stain be removed from Curious Chef® utensils?

    We recommend soaking the stained portion of the tool in a 50% bleach/50% water solution for 24 hours to remove difficult stains. Thoroughly wash tool after soaking before using tool again.

    Are Curious Chef® utensils BPA Free?

    Yes, Curious Chef® products are BPA Free and are certified to be in compliance with all relevant standards including the CPSC lead and phthalate limits. We take your kids health and safety in the highest regards!

    What are the safety features of Curious Chef® utensils?

    Curious Chef® kids cooking utensils come with the following safety features:

    • All products were designed with safety features that help children learn how to cook safely and easily.
    • Scaled to fit small hands
    • Contain non-slip handles for a better grip
    • All cutlery features a plastic cutting blade with a blunt tip
    • All products are BPA Free
    • All products are FDA approved and conform to USA "toy" testing standards.
  • How does the $10 off my next order with a qualifying purchase offer work?

    Your coupon for $10 off your next order will be delivered via email shortly after your order confirmation. Coupon is one-time use only and expires 30 days from email receipt of coupon. Minimum order $25 for coupon use. To qualify for free shipping, order must be at least $60 prior to application of coupon. Coupon cannot be used in addition to any other offers and cannot be applied immediately to current order. Qualifying orders will receive $10 coupon only during the life of the promotion, November 6-9, 2015.

    Is my personal information stored in any way through the CuriousChef.com website?

    Yes, customer information is stored based on account and newsletter sign up as well as purchase history. We make every effort to ensure your information stays secure and do not sell to third parties. For specifics, please refer to www.curiouschef.com/privacy-policy.

    Which forms of payment can I utilize for my online purchase?

    We gladly accept Visa®, Master Card®, and Debit cards with the Visa® logo, and PayPal.

    When I place an order online, why do I need to include my email address?

    An email address is requested so that after you successfully place your order, you receive an order confirmation with your order details and order number. Once your order ships, you will receive a second email detailing your tracking information. Curious Chef® does not sell or share our customer's information with any 3rd parties. Ever.

    Why was I charged sales tax for my online order?

    We are required by law to charge applicable sales tax on products shipped to those jurisdictions that levy such a tax and in which we have a physical location.

    We do not collect sales tax on gift cards, as the appropriate sales tax will be charged on the purchase when the gift card is redeemed.

    Is the credit card information I submit secure?

    Every step of the your online ordering process that requests credit card information employs Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption. SSL renders information unreadable if anyone should attempt to intercept it. The security of your information is very important to us and we make every effort to protect your private account information.

    Can I purchase or redeem a gift card online?

    Yes. Using a gift card to make a purchase online is easy: At checkout, enter the 16-digit gift card number and the 8-digit PIN. The gift card value will automatically be applied to your merchandise total. If the purchase amount is less than the card value, the balance will remain on the card and can be applied to a future purchase

  • Who can I contact for help if I have problems with my Curious Chef® shipment?

    You can email your questions to customerservice@curiouschef.com or call Curious Chef® Customer Service at 1-800-932-8227 ext. 270.

    Who can I contact for help if I have a question on the status of my Curious Chef® shipment?

    You can email your questions to customerservice@curiouschef.com or call Curious Chef® Customer Service at 1-800-932-8227 ext. 270.

    If I need to return a Curious Chef® item, where do I send it to?

    For all returns, you must begin the process by requesting a return thorough our RMA Department.

    Can I cancel my order?

    Our goal is to process and ship your order as quickly as possible. You may cancel an order at any time priorto processing at our center by calling 1-800-932-8227 ext. 270. Unfortunately, we are not able to cancel orders once they have been shipped.