Amateur Chefs Turn Their Homes into Restaurants

New websites offer affordable dining experiences inside a stranger's home.
1:55 | 12/24/14

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And next up, a hot new dining trend. Chefs turning their own homes into restaurants. Offering home cooked meals for anyone who wants to dig in. Juju Chang has the details. Reporter: Hunting for the best shellfish at the famous fisherman's war of. Today, only the best will do. In 12 hours eight strangers will show up and they'll be hungry. Load them up. Get out of here. Reporter: But this isn't a restaurant, and don is not a professional chef. He's among the hundreds of home chefs across the country selling seats at their own dinner tables. All part of a growing dining trend that's being called the air bnb of food. Apps like feastly, cookapp and eat wn with connect passionate chefs with adventurous eaters. Paying less than restaurant prices. This is not something you learned in a class. I have no professional experience. He's offering clam chowder, sour dough bread, and local dungeness crab. And dessert. The main course is a half a crab steamed. Reporter: It's $55 for a gourmet meal and a wine pairing. There are some catches, in many cities home-based restaurants are not eligible for food service permits and run the risk of being shut down. Yet the reviews are pouring in. On a scale of one to five? What would you give it? Seven. Glr a Reporter: And that seven is even better with the unexpected side of good company. Juju Chang, ABC news, San Francisco. Cool idea. Very good idea. You have to know how to cook. There's that.

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