Mike Gatto

2 Glendale entrepreneurs introduce home-cooked meal site, await changes in law

Two Glendale entrepreneurs want to crowd-source home-cooked meals and have created an online service to connect neighborhood cooks with busy eaters, although the technology they use to connect users is currently a step ahead of state legislation that would regulate the new industry.

Earlier this year, Glendale residents Ani Torosyan and Susanna Saponjyan co-founded DishDivvy, a website, and soon an online app, that lets users purchase meals prepared in the home kitchens of neighborhood cooks.

Torosyan, the company’s chief executive, said she was inspired by watching her mother-in-law cook “enough food to feed an army.”

She said she felt residents in her neighborhood...

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