Frequently Asked Questions
How does the membership work?
As a member of Assortment, you’ll have access to our exclusive online platform. Simply log in to your account, and you’ll find our weekly menu, shopping list, and meal prep guide. Every Saturday, the next menu becomes available, allowing you to shop and prep for the upcoming week. You’ll also have access to the recipe archive and exclusive blog content, providing additional inspiration, tips, and insights.
What does a weekly menu look like?
Our weekly menus feature four nutritionist-approved recipes made with seasonal wholefood ingredients. These recipes draw inspiration from cuisines around the world, ensuring a diverse and delicious menu for you to enjoy.
Why four recipes?
We understand that life can get busy, and cooking every night might not always be feasible. Offering four recipes gives you the flexibility to cook when you want while having the chance to prepare some of your favorite go-to dishes.
Why shop for yourself?
Is Assortment suitable for all dietary preferences?
While we don’t cater to specific dietary requirements, we do provide vegetarian options and ingredient variations for every recipe which can be found at the bottom of every recipe.
Do you offer a vegetarian plan?
We provide vegetarian options for every recipe. Vegetarian variations can be found at the bottom of every recipe.
Do I have to follow the recipes in order 01-04?
While not mandatory, we recommend following the order of recipes if you’re following the meal prep guide to ensure that your prepped ingredients stay fresh.
What is the serving size for each recipe?
Our recipes are designed to serve four people, with the option of having leftovers for lunch the next day if cooking for two. Under the ‘tips’ section, we offer suggestions on how to halve each recipe without waste.
How do I use the interactive shopping list?
The interactive shopping list allows you to add your personal items and tick off ingredients as you shop. We recommend downloading it onto ‘Books’ on your iPhone.
Assortment suitable for beginner cooks?
Yes, Assortment is designed to cater to cooks of all skill levels. Our recipes come with clear instructions and cooking tips, making it a great resource for beginners to learn new cooking techniques and grow their culinary skills.
Is Assortment sustainable?
Yes, sustainability is at the core of Assortment’s values. Our waste-free shopping lists and focus on reducing food waste help make cooking more sustainable. We also encourage the use of seasonal and local ingredients where possible.
What kitchen tools will I need?
We recommend having essential kitchen tools such as a pot, frying pan, roasting dish, sharp knives, chopping board, peeler, strainer, blender (such as a nutribullet), and food storage containers.
How do I become a member?
Head to our “Become a Member” page to sign up. Create a login and password, and you’ll gain access to the weekly recipes, shopping list, and meal prep guide.
How much does it cost?
Our memberships start at $3.80 per week. Visit our “Become a Member” page to explore the membership options that suit you best. 10% of your weekly membership fee is donated to Fair Food, a charity rescuing surplus food and distributing it to those in need across Auckland.
When do I get charged?
After your 7-day free trial, you will be charged based on your chosen membership plan.
How do I cancel my plan?
We’re sad to see you go, but if you wish to cancel your membership, simply head to ‘Manage My Membership’ to initiate the cancellation.There are no long-term contracts, so you can cancel at any time.