Co-Founder and Managing Director
Mengting Gao is the founder and managing director of the Berlin startup Kitchen Stories, a video-based cooking application for iOS devices. Within the founding team, Mengting is responsible for driving the product development and international growth of the app.
Mengting started Kitchen Stories upon the completion of her business studies at WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar. She has gained work experience with Boston Consulting Group, Deutsche Bank and startups such as Barzahlen and tausendkind.
About Kitchen Stories
Kitchen Stories is an innovative cooking application that offers inspiring video recipes and simple step-by-step photo instructions for easy-to-cook dishes. Since its launch in February 2014, Kitchen Stories has realized more than 5 million downloads on iOS devices in 150 countries. Named as one of the best apps of 2014 by Apple, Kitchen Stories was also one of 25 apps chosen by Apple to take part in the largest App Store promotion, “Apps for (RED)”, to support the fight against aids. The app is available in 12 languages and aims to become the leading brand for cooking – offering premium content to connect food lovers around the world.