For those of you unaware, Culina is a series of games which contain elements of both visual novels and strategy games as you create your very own restaurant.
The Spirit of Cooking, introduces the characters, the environment, and the overall goal of the second act. It will play much like a traditional visual novel and is free to play. In this game, Hands in the Kitchen, the game continues right from the ending of the Spirit of Cooking with the player will actually running their very own restaurant, buying ingredients, creating recipes for it, and deciding how much to charge. Will you raise enough money to prove you can sustain the business? Not alone. Thankfully, the relationships that you have with people will help you and give you strength through gameplay advantages. Do you spend your time hanging out with friends or try to be a better cook? How you choose to spend your time is up to you. As a reminder, Hands in the Kitchen will be a commercial title and yes, due to your feedback we have added a BxB route to the game.
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The Main Character of the Culina series is a hard working guy who wants to own and run his own restaurant on his own terms. Whether or not this is viable for him is yet to be seen. During The Spirit of Cooking, he is a student at Paloma College and is romantically interested in Emily Sutterland.
Blood Type: B
Height: 182 cm
Weight: 72.6 kg
Paul is a pretty down to earth guy. His family owns and runs a produce shop that he’s very proud of and plans to work at after graduating. He’s very loyal and has trouble with letting go of people and resisting the urge to help others. During The Spirit of Cooking, he is a student at Paloma College and is dating Lisa Harding.
Blood Type: A
Height: 166 cm
Weight: 56.5 kg
Emily loves food and has a creative mind. This leads to exciting moments in the kitchen when she’ll try out different things with varying results. Her dream is to own a restaurant one day and introduce many flavors to others. During The Spirit of Cooking, she is a student at Paloma College and is romantically interested in the protagonist.
Blood Type: AB
Height: 174 cm
Weight: 61.2 kg
Lisa is a bit of a romantic. She has a lot of goals for her life and wants her dreams to come true quickly. Because she’s scheduled her life so precisely, she worries often about whether or not things will happen as she wants them to. During The Spirit of Cooking, she is a student at Paloma College and is dating Paul Richards.
Blood Type: A
Height: 167 cm
Weight: 55.5 kg
Katie is a peppy and hardworking young woman. She is saving her money to transfer to a full time university and takes classes at the local community college around her shifts. During Hands in the Kitchen, she works as the main waitress at the protagonist’s restaurant and can be romantically interested in the main character.
Blood Type: AB
Height: 186 cm
Weight: 70.3 kg
Dante is a stern looking but shy Italian. He likes to dress formally and has an intimidating aura which makes people wary of him. He is a friendly person who has trouble interacting with people as a result. Despite his naïveté, during Hands in the Kitchen, he is an excellent sous chef who works for the protagonist in his restaurant.
Blood Type: O
Height: 160 cm
Weight: 50.0 kg
Claire is a petite but strong willed woman. She has an outgoing personality but keeps her personal life private. During Hands in the Kitchen, she has shifts at the butcher where the protagonist buys his meat and helps him find the best values and cuts. She loves her work and can be romantically interested in the main character.
John P. Doran