There are several ways you can get cash in Star Chef:
  1. Occasionally on Levelling up
  2. Completing your achievements! Check the Achievements Statue for the list of achievements.
  3. The Parking Lot earns you cash in time. Unlock more slots for more cash.
  4. Participating in events may reward you with various rewards, of which cash is also a possibility.
  5. Watching ads on the TV can earn you cash every once in a while (only on Android and iOS devices)
  6. Visiting and trying your luck at the Fortune Hut earns you cash sometimes
In addition to all that, you can always buy cash by tapping on the "+" button next to your cash balance at the top of the screen.