"The restaurant industry isn't a likely partner for big data, even though it generates a ton. Historically, decisions about how things are run are fueled by the chef's intuition. But where some saw an odd coupling, Damian Mogavero saw opportunity."
"Mogavero is the founder of Avero, a company that sells data analysis software to restaurants. His book is called “The Underground Culinary Tour: How the New Metrics of Today's Top Restaurants Are Transforming How America Eats.” He stopped by Marketplace to talk about how data is revolutionizing the restaurant industry. Below are some excerpts from their conversation.