Mariner Software Announces MacGourmet Deluxe 3.0

Minneapolis, Minnesota – Mariner Software, developers and publishers of professional and personal software, today announced the release of MacGourmet Deluxe 3.0. This new version of the highly successful recipe building and cooking software for Mac OS X, offers an entirely reworked user interface as well as significant feature additions and updates which include an all new Recipe Import Assistant, Chef View and Shopping List functionality.

MacGourmet Deluxe 3.0 combines recipe and wine collection with simplified organization. Users will be able to create, edit and share recipes; make wine and cooking notes, and with the all new Recipe Import Assistant, easily import recipes found on the Web and expand their collection. Recipes can be published to a MobileMe account or to a personal Web site and are now easily organized with steps enabling the user to add images, labels and highlighting. The latest version of MacGourmet Deluxe includes 150 hand-picked recipes which can be added to an existing collection, printed or shared in a cookbook. A new Chef view with speech recognition, Apple Remote support and text speaking support, allows users to bring MacGourmet Deluxe into the kitchen. MacGourmet Deluxe 3.0 also introduces new themes and other visual enhancements which allows the user to customize the look of their copy of the app.

“MacGourmet Deluxe has always been one of our most popular products.” said Michael Wray, President of Mariner Software. “But this version offers the cook, the chef and even the foodie, many excellent functions that will make recipe organization a snap.”

Other features of MacGourmet Deluxe 3.0 allows the user to:

  • Scale recipe amounts based on the size of the batch or meal
  • Create a cookbook from within the app that is print and publication ready
  • Manage plug-ins using the new plug-in manager
  • Send feedback with the new “Send Feedback” system
  • Maintain a shopping list history, make a list of stock items and mark if you have a coupon for an item

Pricing and Availability

MacGourmet Deluxe 3.0 is now available for sale and for trial as a download only from the Mariner Software website and will sell for $49.95USD. A boxed version of MacGourmet Deluxe 3.0 will be available in the near future. Current registered MacGourmet Deluxe users can purchase the upgrade version for $24.95USD. MacGourmet Deluxe 3.0 requires Mac OS X 10.5 or higher.

The standard version, MacGourmet 3.0, can be purchased from Mariner’s development partner, Advenio. This version functions as MacGourmet Deluxe but without the Mealplan, Nutritional Analysis and Cookbook features. These features are offered by Advenio as optional plug-ins. MacGourmet sells for $29.00USD and can be updated to MacGourmet 3.0 for $10.00USD.

About Mariner Software

Mariner Software, Inc., developers of the industry-recognized products, MacJournal, Mariner Write, Mariner Calc, Montage, WinJournal, StoryMill, Desktop Poet, MacGourmet Deluxe, Contour, Paperless, MarinerCalc for iPhone, MacJournal for iPhone, MacJournal for iPad and Narrator, has established itself as one of the most diverse leaders in the consumer, business, and educational writing and creativity markets for the Macintosh and Windows platforms. With customers worldwide, Mariner Software is committed to delivering the highest quality software, with an emphasis on total customer satisfaction. For more information, visit the Mariner Software web site at To view this press release on the Mariner web site visit:

For more information contact:

Logan Ryan
Director of Marketing
Mariner Software, Inc.