Category: Founders Corner

Founders Corner

Improving Life for Restaurant Industry Professionals

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1 in 10 Americans work in the hospitality industry. The average wage is only $13.48 per hour for non-supervisory employees. In Pared’s markets, New York and …

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Our Pared Core Values

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On a winter’s day in 2004, I walked into the kitchen of Thomas Keller’s newly built restaurant per se in New York City. From the moment I …

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What Startup Founders Could Learn from Restaurateurs

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I’ve always felt a kinship with restaurant owners. It’s hard not to respect people who pour their blood, sweat and tears into starting and running a …

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Can Technology Save the Restaurant Industry

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There are few industries older than the restaurant industry. People have paid for others for food by bartering or with currency for centuries. It’s an industry …

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Build Something People Want

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From Top Left to Bottom Right: Christopher Kostow (The Restaurant at Meadowood), Juan Mari and Elena Arzak (Arzak), Thomas Keller (The French Laundry), Corey Lee (Benu), …