Cooking Mama is the number 1 video game chef of all time! The culinary Queen of cartridge, Mama loves to share her joy of cooking with her friends and family. Thanks to Mama’s guidance and expertise, players have followed Mama directions and prepared hundreds of delicious meals over the years. Mama instructs and cheers players on as they prepare wonderful treats from around the world. Everything from Apple Pie to Zuccotto.

Don’t worry if you make mistakes. Mama will cheer you on with encouragement and help you sharpen your cooking skills.

Cooking Mama was originally created for the Nintendo DS in 2006 by Japanese developer Office Create. Taking advantage of the new touch screen technology on the Nintendo DS; Cooking Mama introduced the joy of cooking to a new generation of gamers. Simple tasks and chores became fun games with delicious results. Exotic recipes shocked and delighted players as they took food preparation into their own hands. Chopping, slicing, and dicing had never been so much fun!

Transforming simple tasks into fun games; Cooking Mama for DS became a huge success with fans and went on to sell over 5.6 million units worldwide.

Cooking Mama: Cookoff released in 2007 on the Nintendo Wii and players were fully immersed in the gameplay thanks to the Nintendo Wiimote and motion controls.

Over the years Mama’s adventures continued in Cooking Mama 2: Dinner with Friends & Cooking Mama 3: Shop & Chop for DS. Cooking Mama: World Kitchen on Wii, Cooking Mama 4 & 5 on Nintendo 3DS. Mama also branched out into other adventures outside of the kitchen in Crafting Mama, Gardening Mama 1 & 2, Babysitting Mama and Camping Mama.

Now, Cooking Mama is back in a brand-new game developed for Nintendo Switch™. A brand new Cooking Mama game created for next gen consoles.

Cooking Mama: Cookstar features over 80 incredible recipes for players to master. Cook everything from classic Japanese recipes to today’s most tasty comfort foods. Cooking Mama Switch truly has a taste of everything. Not a carnivore? Not a problem! For the first time ever Cooking Mama will feature both a traditional cooking mode and a vegetarian cooking mode. Burritos, Bibimbap, Bubble Tea, Baked Alaska, Pokebowls and so much more. Explore the diverse menu to find what suits your taste.

Don’t think you have the skills to become a master chef? Don’t worry, Mama will fix that! Just follow Mama’s instructions and create delicious and decadent treats that you can share with your friends. Chop, mince, slice, dice and roll! Precision motion controls immerse players right into the action. With Mama’s help you will become the world’s greatest culinary artist.

  • Classic recipes and fun new recipes like Unicorn Food

  • Blend of traditional and motion controls

  • Multiplayer and co-op Party Games

  • Up to 2 players

  • Challenge mode for expert chefs

  • Share your amazing creations with friends on social media

Game Features

Standard Mode
or Vegetarian Mode

For the first time ever, Cooking Mama includes a Vegetarian Mode. A completely separate mode for players who prefer not to include meat in their recipes. Plenty of creative protein substitutions for vegetarian or curious carnivores to explore.


A collection of competitive and co-operative cooking games to play with friends.

Challenge Mode
(Dojo Cooking)

The most challenging cooking mode. There is no room for mistakes in this kitchen.

And More To Come!

Bring Mama with you everywhere you go!

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