Can the Start-up Galley Enhance the Back-of-House Tech With the Help of Google's Former Chef?

Can the Start-up Galley Enhance the Back-of-House Tech With the Help of Google's Former Chef?

Although the front of house in restaurants across the country has seen significant enhancements in technology in the last few years, the systems in the back of house are still playing catch-up.

From doing the inventory to recipe storing, a lot of operators have not transitioned to digital platforms.

“Sometimes kitchen recipes are handwritten in notebooks that chefs keep in their pockets,” said chef Shawn Quaid, who managed eight restaurants at the shared kitchen Green Summit. “Sometimes recipes are dog-eared in binders or coffee-stained on clipboards hanging in the kitchens.”

No one knows this better than Nate Keller, the former executive chef at Google, who used to manage the massive kitchen operations using a spreadsheet, while ironically working at one of the biggest technology companies.

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This Food Delivery Company Rents out Kitchens to Top Restaurants For Free

This Food Delivery Company Rents out Kitchens to Top Restaurants For Free

This company not only offers a delivery service connecting restaurants and consumers through food in Europe, Australia and parts of Asia, but it goes as far as providing additional kitchen space to those businesses that need it and sign on to the service.

The company is called Deliveroo and, like its largest rival UberEATS, it’s one of the many restaurant delivery apps out there bringing consumers their favorite meal wherever they may find themselves.

But this UK-based logistics company doesn’t stop there.  

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Tech Startup Equity Eats Helps to Launch Restaurant Concepts

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In this On Foodable Side Dish, brought to you by the Foodable Network, guest host Ross Perkins speaks with a veteran of tech startups, Johann Moonesing about his new startup endeavor. Equity Eats connects restaurant investors with chefs and provides software solutions to chefs so they can manage their restaurants and their investors can get real-time analytics about their investments' performances. Watch the full episode above to see how one of the restaurant concepts is being developed with the help of start up. 

Tech Startups: The Future of Food

These days it isn't just chefs that are revolutionizing food — some of the greatest food innovations have come from tech companies. From mock meat to insect-based snacks, tech startups are beginning to change the food industry, creating healthy and sustainable food options. 

This new wave of food innovation is piquing not only the interests of consumers, but private investors, as well. In 2013, VCs invested $146 million in the food and beverage industry. Check out the companies that are changing the future of food. Read More