There is more to Restaurant Tech than just a cash register, credit card machine and a homemade website. In New York, restaurants registered over $30 billion in sales in 2013. There are presently over 40,000 food service establishments in the five boroughs alone. The possibilities for using technology to promote food service are as broad as ever. This group is for anyone who is interested in exploring tech opportunities within the restaurant business. Are you a food truck owner who wants learn about the best place to park or a neighborhood bistro who wants to improve their business from the front of the house to the back office? Are you developing an app to improve sales or drive down cost? Are you looking for a place to apply your analytics to track sales? Are you looking for a platform to post or look for a job? Or do you just have an idea that needs traction? Come to the next NYC Restaurant Group Meet-up. Where innovative minds meet. If you're in The Bay Area check out The SF Restaurant Tech Group! (http://www.meetup.com/The-SF-Restaurant-Tech-Group/)
Restaurant owners have been focusing their dollars on investing into tech for marketing, sales and brand management. We're hosting the "Food Safety Tech Startups Panel" to showcase the latest tech startups that are building software that can help a restaurant stay up to date in Food Safety with innovative ideas and solutions.
Our event will host a panel of tech startups and one restaurant owner.
How are restaurants handling food safety around food poisoning.
How are restaurants tracking their ingredients that may be on recall.
How are restaurants training their employees on proper food safety protocol
Are restaurant grades A/B/C/D/F indicative of a restaurants health.
What are the technology trends in this space that are coming from a result of restaurants not monitoring their Food Safety
Where do you see the industry heading for food safety monitoring
Speaker #1 - Patrick Quade – CEO of Dinesafe.org
Patrick Quade is the CEO and Founder of the foodborne illness crowdsourcing and data solutions companies Dinesafe.org and Iwaspoisoned.com. Patrick and his companies partner with thousands of public health agencies and industry subscribers throughout the US and the world, in providing surveillance, analytics, customer care, and outbreak detection services. Patrick’s background is originally in Finance, most recently the Institutional Securities Group/Interest Rates Desk at Morgan Stanley, and was inspired to develop his platforms after a personal experience.
Speaker #2 - Gretchen Hoefling - RiskLimiter.com