An Experimental Dining Startup Wants To Use Data To Create The Perfect Restaurant - Business Insider
Over the next few weeks, Dinner Lab will be taking data from a series of events across the U.S. to create what it says will be the very first crowdsourced restaurant.
Restaurants Challenge Themselves To Cut Food Waste - Smart Blogs
NYC restaurant companies like Union Square Hospitality Group and Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group are stepping up to Mayor Bloomberg's food waste challenge by leveraging technology solutions and beefing up composting efforts.
Wendy's Rolls Out Mobile Payment After Burger King; McDonald's Still Testing - US News
The move reflects a push by fast-food chains to court younger customers by tapping into the attachment they have to their phones.
PayPal’s Food Payment Services Pay At Table and Order Ahead Come to the UK and Australia - The Next Web
Pay At Table checks users in to a location and handles payment for their meal at a restaurant, while Order Ahead lets customers peruse a restaurant’s menu and order their food remotely.
Starbucks Intros Its Mobile Tip Jar In An iOS Update - GigaOm
With the release of its newest iOS app, Starbucks now supports tipping in its mobile payments service. It also introduced a new shake-to-pay feature and a new interface design.
SoonSpoon Launches With 16 Upscale Restaurants Offering Last-Minute Reservations - Boston Business Journal
The startup aggregates reservations from high-end restaurants that open up because of a last-minute cancellation.
Healthy Food Delivery Startup Zesty Goes Corporate With The Launch Of A Catering Service - TechCrunch
Corporate customers get an initial consultation with Zesty’s nutritionist and receive a customized with a food plan for the company.
Food Safety Goal For East Liberty Startup FreshTemp - Trib Live
FreshTemp offers the sensors, software and other technology to easily meet expected government rules.