What is .cooking?

Registry service provider Minds and Machines LLC applied for the approval of .cooking, which was launched as a gTLD (generic top-level domain) in 2014. Over 2,000 entities have registered with this domain extension so far.

Who uses .cooking?

Besides offering an online namespace for chefs, cooks, and bakers, .cooking is useful for appliance and accessory suppliers, bloggers, and clubs whose members swap recipes. Small businesses and charitable organizations with a focus on producing nutritional food or growing organic ingredients benefit from using this domain name.

Why go with .cooking?

Enjoying a good meal is universal and at the heart of every cooking business. This domain extension can easily catch the eye of homemakers, gastronomes, culinary startups, restaurants, ingredients and kitchenware suppliers, recipe makers and reviewers, and anyone else involved in food preparation. Cultivate a lively network of happy suppliers and consumers with .cooking.
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