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Episode 134: General Assembly: Tech and... Food Part 2

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Whether your food is organic, farm-to-counter, palio or delivery, it’s likely you got it via tech. The entire food-chain, from farming to production to restaurants and grocery shopping, is changing with technology. Jennifer Leuzzi (@mmesnack) interviews three CEO/Founders from the food tech space, Cheryl Clements, CEO/Founder PieShell (@pieshell), Krystle Mobayeni, CEO/Co-Founder BentoBox (@getbento) and Deepti Sharma, CEO/Founder FoodtoEat (@foodtoeat). What’s the current state-of-the-industry? How are they changing the culinary landscape with technology? Learn how they’ve adapted and innovated their companies along the way, and what they expect to see in the future. Part 2 of 2, recorded at General Assembly NYC in January 2018.

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February 29th, 2016

49:34

Geek out with Tasting Table’s Best of Food + Tech, the month-long focus on everything in the culinary – cyber space. In-studio guest Karen Palmer, …

Episode 52: Resy, CEO/Co-Founder Ben Leventhal

February 22nd, 2016

55:57

Now that you’ve got a table – what’s next? Resy launched in 2014 with an initial offering of paid reservations that provoked heated debate in the industry. Two years later – Resy is poised to take on Opentable and …

Episode 51: The Foodstand App & Start-Up Spotlight Co-Founder/CEO Rachna Govani

February 22nd, 2016

48:42

The Foodstand app is the good food community that lives in your pocket. It brings together eaters and good food makers, with recipes, photos, information, hoping that people will make better food choices – for …

Episode 50: Culinary Agents Founder/CEO Alice Cheng

February 8th, 2016

49:11

Getting that dream restaurant job used to mean trolling through craigslist, or waiting outside chef’s office every day for a week, hoping he’d notice …

Episode 49: PRINT v DIGITAL

February 1st, 2016

52:27

PRINT v DIGITAL. For the 2016 food writer, which is better? Is print still prestigious? Has digital media commoditized and devalued content? On this …

Episode 48: Potluck Video with Ali Rosen

January 25th, 2016

46:12

Potluck Video is one of the top sources for fresh culinary video content online. Founder and host Ali Rosen joins us in-studio to talk about her …

Episode 47: Digital Media Boot Camp for Opening a Restaurant

January 18th, 2016

51:02

If you own a restaurant or food business and want to run your social media, marketing and PR on your own – this boot camp episode is for you. In-studio guest Eva Karagiorgas, founding partner at Mona Creative, …

Episode 46: Here Comes the Pitch: Dine Market

January 11th, 2016

48:47

Dine Market is an online marketplace and app designed to bring restaurants and their vendors together on one platform. The value proposition for restaurant is saving time by putting all their transactions in one place, …

Episode 45: American Food 2.0 with Mitchell Davis

January 4th, 2016

49:31

On the premier episdoe of 2016 we’ll talk with Mitchell Davis, chief creative officer USA Pavillion at Expo 2015 Milano, about American Food 2.0, the six million+ visitors to the USA Pavillion (including Secretary John …

Episode 44: 2016 Predictions with Dana Cowin

December 14th, 2015

50:34

For the last episode of 2015, the always brilliant Dana Cowin, of Food & Wine Magazine and Chefs Club International, joins us in-studio to talk future trends and stories for 2016. Spoiler alert for the new year? We …

Episode 43: JKL & Jack Recap 2015 – A Year of Tech Bites

December 7th, 2015

57:28

The penultimate episode of the year. _ Tech Bites _ host Jennifer Leuzzi and engineer/musical director/contributor Jack Inslee, recap the good, the …

Episode 42: Recipe for a Hack

November 30th, 2015

55:39

Rez Hound and Last Minute Eatin’ are two online services, built to extract the primo reservations inside the OpenTable system. How’d they do that and why is it free? In-studio guests Reed Kavner, creator of Rez Hound …

Episode 41: Put the Giving into Thanksgiving

November 23rd, 2015

47:49

Use your tech to do some good on this special holiday episode of Tech Bites. We’ll look at the transformation of the canned food collection to …

Episode 40: The B-Side – Fighting Foodies

November 16th, 2015

52:23

Tune in to the debut episode of The B-Side where we talk with some of our favorite people in the culinary world about the other things that make them …

Episode 39: Disconnect From Your Tech

November 9th, 2015

48:59

Technology is having a profound impact on our lives – and it’s not all good. What keep us connected and productive – is can also be the thing that …

Episode 38: Here Comes the Pitch

November 2nd, 2015

56:12

Restaurants want to know what customers think to improve service– but don’t want to be held hostage by public criticism. There are a slew of new apps for customer feedback and digital comment boxes, hoping to capture …

Episode 37: Story of a Start-Up: Part Deux

October 26th, 2015

51:20

This is The Story of a Start-Up: Part Deux. In June we talked with Salivation start-up founder Joseph Epstein, the day his Kickstarter project launched. He hoped to fund the proto-type of his patent-pending, learn to …

Episode 36: How secure is your business? Lock it down with security boot camp.

October 19th, 2015

51:45

Most restaurant owners are thinking about offering delicious food and awesome atmosphere to their customers. The last thing they consider (maybe never?) is who owns my payment token? Today business need to protect …

Episode 35: Life Inside the FOOD-X Accelerator

October 12th, 2015

46:30

Episode 34: DJ Takeover: Jack Inslee & Uptown Nikko

October 5th, 2015

53:50

Tech Bites gets lots of love and support from the Full Service DJ’s Uptown Nikko and Jack Inslee, so we wanted to give them a show case shout-out. In …

Episode 33: Your Phone is DIRTY. Ask a Clean Person

September 28th, 2015

46:34

You phone and tech gear are dirty and you know it. Not what’s in it (that’s your business) but what is on it. Think of all the places you put your phone, like the sticky coffee shop table, the bathroom sink counter in …

Episode 32: Instagram Boot Camp

September 21st, 2015

50:58

Get more Instagram followers by building a better feed. Michael Harlan Turkell, professional photographer and host of HRN’s The Food Seen, shares his …

Episode 31: Are Delivery Services Bad for Restaurants?

September 14th, 2015

50:34

Food delivery is one of the hottest food tech categories right now – with online ordering representing about 9-billion dollars a year in the U.S. …

Episode 30: Techtable Summit: Hi

August 10th, 2015

35:15

There are apps for almost every piece of the dinning experience. There are apps to recommend restaurants, buy the reservations, document the …

Episode 29: BlurtBox: The Post

August 3rd, 2015

30:51

The internet and social media have given people a virtual soapbox to stand-up and rant, review and critique restaurants with sites like Yelp, Trip Advisor, and Urbanspoon. The reviews are every public – and lead to …

Episode 28: Artisan Food +Uber = Our Harvest

July 27th, 2015

35:58

This week on Tech Bites Host Jennifer Leuzzi interviews Scott Reich and Mike Winik, founders of Our Harvest. Scott and Mike discuss the pros and cons of running a business that depends on long term production of …

Episode 27: 10 Years of Eater with founder Lockhart Steele

July 20th, 2015

31:46

Eater, Est. in 2005 as the Blog & Bar Americain, created much of today’s requisites for online restaurant (nay – pop culture?) coverage we’ve …

Episode 26: Culintro: The Digital Restaurant Industry Network

July 13th, 2015

34:18

The restaurant industry has always managed to stay connected through a unique global network of word-of-mouth powered by purveyors that travel between kitchens, cooks with mobile phones, magazines and visiting chefs. As …

Episode 25: Shen Tong of Food

July 6th, 2015

39:52

Taking a page from the Silicon Valley playbook, FOOD-X combines start-ups with culinary ventures in one of the first food business accelerators. …

Episode 24: ChouxBox Inventory Tech for Restaurants

June 29th, 2015

32:35

This new tech company ChouxBox comes from a chef and front-of-house guy, who wanted to spend less time on paperwork and more time cooking and the dinning room. They developed a “POP” or point-of-purchase inventory …

Episode 23: Cook Like a Chef with Salivation – Story of a Start

June 22nd, 2015

33:52

Learning to cook via video is a growing food tech category. From subscription-based models to crowd-sourced amateur videos, to YouTube celebrities, lots of businesses are banking on the idea people want how-to videos in …

Episode 22: Social Media Digital Take

June 15th, 2015

37:38

It takes more than a traveling chef and great pork buns to conquer the global restaurant and media markets. In this episode of Tech Bites, the studio is jam packed with the social ninjas that run the digital presences …

Episode 21: DJ Timka & Chef Laurent Gras – Restaurant Music

June 8th, 2015

33:07

Music can be an important ingredient to any dining experience and expressing the point-of-view of the house. In some cases, music and million-dollar …

Episode 20: Danielle Gould founder of Food + Tech Connect

June 1st, 2015

32:59

How do you keep up with all the start-ups, meet-ups and hackathons? You plug into to Food + Tech Connect. Over the past six years, Danielle Gould’s …

Episode 19: BITE Silicon Valley

May 18th, 2015

32:27

There’s a new food festival on the block – or more accurately – down in the valley. On June 5th 2015, Silicon Valley will be host to innovators of …

Episode 18: David Gruber and Pam Lewy Tweet for Tables at Babbo Restaurant

May 11th, 2015

34:16

Since opening in 1998, Mario Batali’s Babbo restaurant has been one of the toughest reservations to get. Back then, a phone call was the only way to get a table. Today, demand has not slowed down, but now there’s …

Episode 17: Kickstarter: The 1.7 Billion Dollar Idea

May 4th, 2015

31:44

People have pledged more that 1.7-billion dollars to Kickstarter projects since it’s 2009 inception. The fundraising community has re-invented …

Episode 16: Jim Meehan & Martin Doudoroff on the new PDT App

April 27th, 2015

36:28

How many cocktail recipes have been born at the famed New York City bar PDT since it’s opening in 2007? Yea – there’s an app for that.
The new app, PDT Cocktails, a database of 400 cocktail recipes, house-made syrups, …

Episode 15: IBM’s Chef Watson and Cognitive Cooking with Bon Appetit

April 20th, 2015

37:48

How do you teach a computer to cook? Have it read the 9,000 recipes in the Bon Appetit Magazine database and then introduce it to some chefs. This episode of Tech Bites talks with in-studio guests Dr. Steven Abrams of …

Episode 14: Kate Krader and Steven Hall on The Instagram Effect

April 13th, 2015

37:22

Instagram has been one of the fastest growing social media platforms since the app was release in 2010. Today it is available in 25 languages and has approximately 300 million users (about 20 million more than Twitter). …

Episode 13: Michael Madrigale of Bar Boulud, Social Media Som

April 6th, 2015

31:11

Have you seen “BTG” scrolling through your social media feed and wondered WTH “BTG Mags” means? By-the-Glass Magnums of course. Michael Madrigale, …

Episode 12: Amanda Hesser, Food52

March 30th, 2015

36:13

Since it’s launch in 2009, Food52 has grown from crowdsourcing recipes to cooking apps and commerce, becoming a fixture of culinary life online. …

Episode 11: IACP Awards Digital E

March 23rd, 2015

33:21

Got bacon? Take a virtual trip to Pig Island with this episode’s guests Rachael Wharton and Jimmy Carbone, authors of the 2015 IACP e-cookbook finalist I Like Pig: Recipes and Inspiration from New York City’s Pig …

Episode 10: Savory App: Food made

March 16th, 2015

32:15

Food delivery is one of the big trends right now in food and technology. Savory uses app technology as ecommerce platform and a 9,000-square foot …

Episode 9: Mark Egerman and Chris Lauber

March 9th, 2015

37:13

Is cash still king? With restaurant payment apps like COVER, you don’t even need your wallet, let alone cash to pay for dinner. Today’s guests Mark Egerman, Co-Founder of Cover and Chris Lauber, General Manager of Aldea …

Episode 8: The New Epicurious: A Web Food Utility

March 2nd, 2015

32:23

Condé Nast launched Epicurious 20 years ago, as the online recipe box for all their publications. It has gone through many evolutions, keeping pace …

Episode 7: Next

February 23rd, 2015

30:24

The current trend of food delivery fueled by tech isn’t just for restaurants, it’s reaching farm-to-table too. CSA (community supported agriculture) …

Episode 6: Critical Evolution: Ryan Sutton Restaurant Reviewer

February 16th, 2015

34:12

Michelin first published in 1900, a book of restaurants worth a trip to encourage people to dive more on their Michelin tires. The new car technology …

Episode 5: Food Design & Supermarket 2065

February 9th, 2015

31:49

Imagine the grocery store of the future. In 2065, what does the cart look like? Is there a produce section? Thinking about what food looks like in the future, can influence what we do with our food today. At Studio …

Episode 4: Next Gen Wine Apps, Delectable 4.4

February 2nd, 2015

34:16

Want to be a wine expert? There’s an app for that. The 4.4 release of the Delectable wine app is here. It’s a powerful little app that let’s you …

Episode 3: Hacking OpenTable for Last Minute Reservations

January 26th, 2015

34:06

Do you have a dinner reservation tonight? Today, booking a table can be harder to get than tickets to a Broadway show. You love to go out to eat, but don’t want plan 30-days in advance or pay for a reservation. What do …

Episode 2: Libraries, Culinary Archives and Digital Menus

January 19th, 2015

33:33

Collecting cookbooks and menus is so important to our culinary life, whether it’s for our personal memories or sharing public knowledge. This episode …

Episode 1: Forbes Food & Drink “30 Under 30” 2015

January 12th, 2015

37:29

The Forbes annual “30 Under 30” list identifies and applauds young innovators and entrepreneurs who are impacting our world. The 2015 list, released on January 5th, represents 600 game changers across 20 industries. …

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