Handy Pan Update | Shark Tank Season 13

Using a pan and a strainer is messy and only results in more work. So why not both? Josh Conway and Adam Chaudry’s product Handy Pan combines a non-stick skillet with a strainer on the side, so you can drain grease from your food without the hassle. What will the sharks think during the Shark Tank Season 13 pitch? Find out in our Handy Pan update.

If you’re short on time, here’s a quick overview of what happened to Handy Pan after Shark Tank!

Josh Conway and Adam Chaudry appeared on Shark Tank Season 13 and left with a deal from Lori Greiner for $10,000 for 20% equity. In terms of a Handy Pan update, the company is still in business, selling the product directly to consumers through its website. Further, the company raised the price of the Handy Pan since the episode aired, currently selling it for $49.99.

Shark: Result:
Lori Greiner Accepted deal of $10,000 for 20% equity
Mark Cuban No Offer
Kevin O’Leary No Offer
Barbara Corcoran No Offer
Robert Herjavec No Offer

Shark Tank Handy Pan Update

Shark Tank Handy Pan Update

  • Entrepreneurs: Josh Conway and Adam Chaudry
  • Business: A pan with a built-in strainer
  • Ask: $10,000 for 20% equity
  • Result: $10,000 for 20% equity
  • Shark: Lori Greiner

Friends and entrepreneurs Josh Conway and Adam Chaudry devised a way to easily strain grease when cooking with their invention, the Handy Pan. The nonstick cookware has a built-in strainer and an easy-release button, saving users a mess and extra steps when making dinner.

The Handy Pan makes it easy to make pasta, vegetables, and meat for taco night. Josh and Adam deliver a great pitch that showcases their product’s strengths, but the sharks quickly change their tune when they reveal their sales numbers.

Firstly, the company had a Kickstarter campaign in 2018. However, it was only able to raise about one-fourth of its hoped-for $40,000.

All in all, the Handy Pan only has about $7,900 in sales in the three years since it hit the market. They couldn’t get into retail, and they don’t know how to market their product effectively, having spent very little on social marketing.

Kevin O’Leary doesn’t think the product will sell, but they mention that they haven’t yet tried Amazon, which surprises the sharks.

Robert Herjavec doesn’t think the sales make sense. Since both Josh and Adam have day jobs, their backs aren’t up against the wall to make it work.

Lori Greiner, on the other hand, doesn’t want to waste time disputing. Their ask is so low that she agrees to give them exactly what they are requesting —$10,000 for 20% equity in the company.

Of course, Josh and Adam are thrilled, and they leave the tank having secured a successful deal.

So, has Lori worked her magic yet? We’ll find out in our Handy Pan update.

Since the show filming, there doesn’t seem to be much happening in the Handy Pan department. Although the company quickly sold out of product right after filming (as can be expected with the Shark Tank effect), the initial buzz seems to have sizzled out.

The Handy Pan website is still up and running. But, our Handy Pan update didn’t show any new progress for the product.

Currently, the site is very minimal and only has one style of Handy Pan available for $49.99 with free shipping. At this time there’s no sign of a Handy Pot or other models anywhere to be seen.

At this point, it doesn’t look like Josh and Adam took the shark’s advice about marketing, either. The company is very quiet on social media, with no recent posts within the past year.

We’re sure the company will get off the ground soon with Lori involved. Hopefully, the next Handy Pan update will reveal some new information once the deal with Lori closes.

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Kimberly is a writer for Shark Tank Recap. She has written episode summaries and updates across multiple seasons of Shark Tank, with a focus on complete and accurate information since 2021. She believes that getting the business aspects of each deal correct is extremely important for viewers and fans. Her favorite Shark Tank products are The Wobbles and Rocketbook!