Are you changing the future of the restaurant ecosystem?
Restaurants aren’t just about food, nowadays aim to provide a unique and immersive experience. From Start-to-Table is an acceleration program for startups in the restaurant ecosystem focused on technology, innovation and customer experience.
“Food loves Tech”. Food is increasingly fond of technology. Truth is that restaurants need not only good food, but good location and good customers – and also tools to help manage human resources, waste, stocks, deliveries, orders, menus, reservations, payments, marketing and even customer reviews. We are talking about apps, software and robotics, in order to have ‘smart kitchens’, more efficient and sustainable restaurants, which are friendlier to customers and the planet. And we are also talking about products that are used in the kitchen and at the table, such as utensils and support materials. Any technology that modernizes the industry and helps free up time for those who work in the restaurant business – from chef to waiter – so they can focus on what is most important: the client and the food.
Responsible restaurants and F&B products
Real innovation often goes beyond technology. And if you think restaurants are “always the same”, it is because you don’t know those innovative entrepreneurs and projects that aim to put brand-new F&B products or distinct restaurant concepts on the market, all the while having a positive impact on environmental, social, and economic sectors. This new category is designed for those who seek to create restaurants and products that make a difference locally and globally. We are looking for restaurants or products with a responsible and sustainable nature, new ways of consuming and producing, or even alternative ingredients. Concepts that make us better people and make us do better — projects with a purpose and responsibility that inspire the community.
“Restaurants aren’t unlike tech companys. When you solve problems by creating innovative solutions, that’s technology.”
Chef David Barzeley
In the journey from idea to an innovative product, you will have the opportunity to validate and develop the prototype of the solution you are working on, together with the programme’s partners and mentors.
You will have the possibility to access an exclusive group of mentors and experts in the restaurant and food sector, ready to give you the best tips and suggestions.
Better than having a community of projects already participating in the programme is being part of it!
The opportunity to get your hands-on, participating in various initiatives such as workshops and inspirational talks.
The special benefits provided by our partners.
And if a good network of contacts “opens many doors”, get ready: connect with our partners, mentors, team and other projects. We are here to help.
Are you an entrepreneur aiming to improve the restaurant ecosystem?
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