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Chefs+Tech: With Taste and Tech Domino’s Doubles Its Advantage

Chefs+Tech: With Taste and Tech Domino’s Doubles Its Advantage

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

Domino's most impressive achievement was innovating at a point where many other companies simply whither away — despite their size.

3 days ago

Chefs+Tech: Does Touch Screen Ordering Steal Jobs?

Chefs+Tech: Does Touch Screen Ordering Steal Jobs?

Kristen Hawley, Chefs+Tech

Touch screens may not be removing the need for a waiter, but they certainly change the relationship between a diner and a restaurant.

1 week ago

Chefs+Tech: Does Better Data Make for Better Dining?

Chefs+Tech: Does Better Data Make for Better Dining?

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UberEats hopes to make itself more relevant than a glorified answering machine-meets delivery bike by giving restaurants deeper services and insights. We'll see.

2 weeks ago

Chefs+Tech: The Rise of the Grocerant

Chefs+Tech: The Rise of the Grocerant

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The addition of restaurants to retail has been a big shift in U.S. dining habits and one that finds plenty of antecedents around the world.

3 weeks ago

Chefs+Tech: A Deep Dive Into Being Bourdain

Chefs+Tech: A Deep Dive Into Being Bourdain

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Bourdain's influence on how we think about tourism (and eating, too) has been profound, and likely more influential than any other personality over the last decade.

1 month ago

Chefs+Tech: Amazon’s Grocery Robots, Hospitality Solutions and More

Chefs+Tech: Amazon’s Grocery Robots, Hospitality Solutions and More

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While sometimes we really want to replace a bad cashier with a robot, most of the time its our fellow customers that downgrade the shopping experience. We may be biased, but humans are hard to improve upon.

1 month ago

Chefs+Tech: Starbucks’ Refugee Promise and the Big Mac ATM

Chefs+Tech: Starbucks’ Refugee Promise and the Big Mac ATM

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Big brands make big mores on employees and automation this week, while one indie app tries to get a slice.

2 months ago

Travel Megatrends 2017: Dining Out Is the Main Event

Travel Megatrends 2017: Dining Out Is the Main Event

Kristen Hawley, Skift

The way we dine out has changed — instead of serving just a meal, restaurants have become destinations in their own right. Fueled by the ability to search, sort, discover, and reserve across digital devices, diners can create the ultimate personalized experience any day of the week, and restaurants have evolved to accommodate these cultural changes.

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech: The Efficiency of Ghost Restaurants

Chefs+Tech: The Efficiency of Ghost Restaurants

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Ghost restaurants or not, the on-demand food business will always face challenges because, in the end, nobody needs delivery enough to pay prices that would justify the value of these companies.

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech: Quality Food Delivery Startups Stumble and Fall

Chefs+Tech: Quality Food Delivery Startups Stumble and Fall

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While VC-backed companies are suffering, un-sexy older school players like TripAdvisor are taking advantage of new consumer habits to build revenue streams.

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech: Food Organizations to Watch in 2017

Chefs+Tech: Food Organizations to Watch in 2017

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Chef's Take: You can make a difference and eat well too.

2 months ago

Chefs+Tech: The Restaurant Bubble Inches Closer to Bursting

Chefs+Tech: The Restaurant Bubble Inches Closer to Bursting

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There are so many costs and conflicts at play in the restaurant business that even crazy VC money and celeb chefs are struggling to save their part of it.

3 months ago