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Press Release20 November 2019

Check-In to the Trend: New Host The Tiny Chef Talks Food Trends on Airbnb

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Today marks a big moment of tiny proportions as the Tiny Chef brings his culinary passion and affinity for kitchen design to Airbnb. For the first time ever, four travelers and fellow miniature food enthusiasts are able to get an insider's look at Chef's tree stump home — including his beautiful kitchen and "sheeshell sink" — and get a studio tour while dining on some delicious tiny bites on December 4. To celebrate our newest and tiniest Experience host, I met up with Chef to discuss how food travel is booming amongst Airbnb guests, and take a look at some other teeny kitchens that will excite you to cook your biggest cravings.


Food and the kitchens it comes from have the power to bring people together and open the doors to cultural traditions. It is perhaps common consensus that there is no better way to get to know a place than by getting a taste of it, and Airbnb guests seem to agree.

The Chef and I met up at this Los Angeles bungalow to bake some bread, and if you're like him and prefer to create your culinary confections in tiny kitchens, there are plenty to explore on Airbnb including the ones below:

Stay tuned for next month's Check-In to the Trend.

*Based on data from the Compact Survey 2018 of the Airbnb host and guest community commissioned by Airbnb.
**Based on Airbnb internal data of wish list titles in 2019.
***Based on Airbnb internal data of food and drink Experiences bookings from 2018 to 2019.


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