Exploring Consumer Dining Dynamics

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How are foodservice consumers contending with persistent inflation? Are they eating more at home, for example, or continuing to treat themselves at their favorite restaurants? The latest episode of The Food Institute Podcast examines that topic with Krystle Mobayeni of BentoBox, who dissected rapidly evolving consumer dining dynamics.

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More About Krystle Mobayeni:
Krystle Mobayeni is the Co-Founder of BentoBox and Head of Restaurants at Fiserv, a global provider of payments and technology solutions that enables 200,000 restaurants to deliver differentiating experiences. Krystle founded BentoBox in 2013 after working with restaurants as a web designer, where she observed that existing technology drove a wedge between restaurants and their guests. BentoBox aims to empower modern restaurants to build their online presence, diversify revenue, engage with diners, and increase operational efficiency. Under her leadership, BentoBox was acquired by Fiserv in November 2021.

Prior to BentoBox, Krystle co-founded Neon & Sons, a full-service digital creative agency in New York City, working with clients like Rent the Runway, NASDAQ, Robin Hood Foundation and more. Earlier, she led design teams as Art Director and Senior Designer at Big Spaceship, and Agency.com (acquired by TBWA). Krystle is on the Board of Directors for the Food Education Fund and recognized as Inc. Magazine’s Top 100 Female Founders of 2021, New York Business Journal‘s 2021 Women of Influence, Entrepreneur’s 100 Powerful Women of 2021 and Business Insider’s Top Innovators in Restaurant Tech. Most recently, Krystle was featured on Nation’s Restaurant News 2022 Power List.

More About BentoBox:
BentoBox, a Fiserv Company and the Official Restaurant Technology Partner of the James Beard Foundation, empowers thousands of restaurants to deliver on their mission of hospitality. With the BentoBox Marketing & Commerce Platform, restaurants can unify their technology into an all-in-one commerce engine that delivers a seamless guest experience, a better operator experience and sustainable growth. The platform enables restaurants to build their online presence, diversify revenue, engage with diners and increase operational efficiency through websites, ordering, reservations, marketing tools and more. BentoBox is part of Fiserv, Inc. (NYSE: FI).

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