Features and Functions
Cover all your bases
The complete platform that makes client project management—and your life—way easier.
Juggle all your project conversations
Manage thousands of messages in one place, and never miss a single update from your team or your clients.
Kitchen.co organizes projects into shared conversations so everyone’s always on the same page.
Assignments & roles
Assign owners to conversations, and invite your team members to follow every update.
Send messages, helpful notes, or discuss important topics only you and other members on your team will see.
Create custom fields to include additional important information tied to a project.
Know who’s done what and when, without having to ask anyone on your team.
Get notifications wherever you and your team communicate. Stay on top of deadlines, meetings, and more.
Shared client notes
Privately give your team a heads up on what to expect from certain clients.
See where your clients are located so you don’t ping them at 2 am.
Know when clients open and read every message you send.
Get an instant update in your inbox when someone sends a message, submits a payment, or accepts a price quote.
Need to reply on the go? Do it directly from your inbox. Kitchen.co makes sure your messages sync with the right projects.
Give your fingers a break from typing the same replies over and over. Use your saved ones instead.
Mention team members and work together on client projects.
Star important messages and find them later with just one click.
See who’s online
Know when your clients are active in Kitchen.co to reach them at the right time.
View previews of PDFs, documents, and design files attached to every message.
Share links to projects with your team and clients in Slack, email or Kitchen.co.
Prep a message ahead of time, or get back to it later. Kitchen.co will autosave as you type.
Add a little personal touch to your messages with your profile picture, name, job title or favorite ice cream flavor.
Find what you’re looking for fast and easy with search scopes, operators and filters.
Let everyone know when projects are due so deadlines are never missed.
Attach files up to 1GB to any outgoing messages or internal notes.
Add bold, italics, lists and images, and anything else to format your messages.
We designed Kitchen.co to look and feel like the apps you use every day. So when you’re logged in, there’s nothing new to it.
Tasks & Boards
Get client projects done
Stay on top of every task and stay on track with every project.
See the work that needs to get done in vertical sections like To-Do, Doing and Done.
Organize tasks by deadline and see them all on a shared calendar.
View tasks as a spreadsheet. Organize work, assign tasks, customize columns and sections.
Break down big, complex tasks into small, manageable pieces.
Discuss tasks, share files and links. Provide feedback to your team, get comments from clients, and move work forward.
Need some project files from clients? Assign them tasks, so they know exactly what they need to do.
Control which task boards your clients can see.
Add task estimates, and record time spent, so your team and clients know where projects stand.
Add extra information to your tasks like status, type, label, or anything really.
Group tasks by assignee, section or whatever makes sense for your workflow.
Filter tasks by status, assignee and more, and see only what's important for you to see.
Mention team members and clients and work together on tasks.
Invoicing & Payments
Streamline your billing process
Invoice projects, get paid, both without the legwork. Kitchen.co handles the heavy lifting so you get paid, period.
Create, customize, and send a Kitchen-hosted invoice in minutes.
Set clients up with a safe, speedy and straightforward checkout process, and get paid right on time.
Manual Bank-wire Payments
Add your bank details in Kitchen.co, and clients can manually transfer funds to your account.
Use more than one payment gateway
Kitchen.co lets you use multiple payment gateways simultaneously. Because it’s never a bad idea to have a backup.
Save clients’ non-sensitive billing information in Kitchen.co for faster checkouts down the road.
Custom Invoice Numbering
Add a prefix, configure length, and match the same number format as your existing invoices.
Connect your PayPal business email to Kitchen.co and you're good to go. If you’re using Stripe or 2checkout, you’ll need to fill in just a couple more fields to get started.
Plays well with major payment gateways
Kitchen.co fully supports Stripe, Square, PayPal, Razorpay and 2checkout.
Quotes and Approvals
Get an instant “yes” from clients, then get paid upfront
Create and send detailed price quotes that easily land you the job. Simplify how you price your work, and get the green light ASAP.
Speed up your price approval process. Let clients accept quotes and pay you upfront with just one click.
Once your price quote is approved, clients are redirected to checkout where you’ll get paid upfront, safely and securely.
Approvals from email
Clients can approve price quotes straight from their inboxes. Save them time so you can get straight to business.
Keep all your clients happy with pricing options that match their expectations.
Clarify every detail without the back-and-forth. Show clients how you price your services, what you'll deliver, and when you’ll get it done.
Always price your work the right way. Set specific rates for different services, and keep your pricing consistent.
Base your timeframes on price and Kitchen.co will automatically calculate the total cost of the turnaround time.
Discounts & Free items
Who doesn’t love some savings? Mark what’s free, included or excluded for new or returning clients.
Write out simple math expressions and let Kitchen.co do the hard calculations.
Exclude weekends, company holidays, and vacation days from your timeframes.
All your price quotes can be copied and reused. Save more time with a template that works on hand, ready-to-go.
Easily share your price quotes wherever you’re communicating: email, Slack, or Kitchen.co.
Give clients the inside scoop
Let them in on your process, check in with you and your team, accept price quotes, and pay you securely.
Keep all your communication open and organized so you and your clients can easily discuss project requirements.
Clients can attach files up to 250MB to any message they send.
Invite your client’s colleagues to Kitchen.co and quickly catch them up to speed with project progress.
Know what they owe
Clients can see everything they’ve paid or owe, and fulfill payments without logging into Kitchen.co.
Clients can pay safely and securely through credit card, PayPal, bank wire, or even e-checks—with or without logging into Kitchen.co.
Kitchen.co automatically generates a formal invoice ready for download, and sends it to clients instantly after you’re paid.
Approve price quotes
Let clients instantly approve price quotes from their inbox or Kitchen.co in one click.
Clients can access final deliverables once they’ve paid, so you can close out projects without worrying.
Reply via email
Clients can reply straight from their inbox, and Kitchen.co will sync their message with the right projects.
Login only with email
Kitchen.co automatically sets up your clients’ accounts so they can log in with just their email.
Design your Kitchen your way
Customize your Kitchen.co to fit your business’s branding. Feel right at home when you log in.
Add your logo, change your workspace title, and make Kitchen.co look just like your business’s website.
Themes & Colors
Customize Kitchen.co colors to match your website brand identity.
Point your own domain, or sub-domain, to Kitchen.co and look even more like a pro.
Your email domain
Customize all email notifications from Kitchen.co to come from your business's domain.
Kitchen plays well with your favorite tools
Connect Kitchen.co to your website, email, internal tools and project management platforms.
Get projects in Kitchen.co through your account email address. Kitchen.co will automatically store new projects or merge with existing ones.
Point existing website forms to Kitchen.co with simple tweaks to a couple of lines of code. Or, just copy and paste a small code snippet. And if coding isn’t your thing, we’ll take care of it.
Install our WP add-on to connect Gravity Forms to Kitchen.co. Map form fields without touching a single line of code.
Get email updates when new messages, payments, accepted quotes or other important events come through.
Create more advanced integrations like multi-step forms, order forms, or any other form that makes sense for your business.
Xero, Freshbooks, Freeagent, Quickbooks
Keep your accounting software in sync when clients pay you through Kitchen.co.
Dropbox, GoogleDrive, OneDrive
Attach files straight from your file storage platform.
Connect Kitchen.co to thousands of apps through Zapier.
Get notifications in Slack for new projects, messages, payments, reminders and more.
Trello, Asana, Basecamp
Create tasks in your project management software straight from Kitchen.co. Separate your external from internal communication, and get more organized and productive.
We don’t mess around when it comes to privacy and security
We take the highest security measures to keep every transaction, message, and bit of information safe.
There’s no time for downtime. Kitchen.co’s servers are super stable so you’re always connected.
256-bit SSL secure connection
Each connection to Kitchen.co’s servers is encrypted with 256bit SSL protocol, for both team members and clients.
Level 1 PCI compliance
Every single payment is processed securely. Kitchen.co does not store any sensitive data like credit card numbers or payment tokens.
Any time you or your clients log into Kitchen.co, you’ll need to prove you are, in fact, a human, with a TFA code sent by Google.