Big data is revolutionizing the restaurant industry – Marketplace

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"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.


Braden Williams

Braden Williams is a Lighting Designer based in New York, NY. Brady focuses on creating disruptive theater technologies. He is currently focused on Lightbox, and preparing for the Prague Quadrennial. In the fall he will be attending The School of Hotel Administration at Cornell University. He was formerly studying Lighting Design and Photography at Bennington College.