ChefsNear.me: finds your friendly neighborhood chefs
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The Generation Y Foodies (19-30 years) staying away from hometown Our Users <ul><li>Studying or working </li></ul><ul><li>Crazy about food </li></ul><ul><li>Passionate about cooking </li></ul><ul><li>Single/just married </li></ul><ul><li>Like meeting and making new friends </li></ul>
Gen Y foodies is looking for <ul><li>healthier and lighter menu items </li></ul><ul><li>convenient location </li></ul><ul><li>more choice of global food </li></ul><ul><li>Bright, fun, energetic and an ever-changing environment </li></ul><ul><li>New and exciting menus that surprise </li></ul><ul><li>Exotic flavor experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing plates </li></ul><ul><li>Lower price point </li></ul>Source: http://www.nestleprofessional.com/australia/en/Insights/GlobalTrends/Pages/babyboomersgenxgeny.aspx
1-10 days Where do they eat? 10-20 days 20-30 days Restaurants Fast Foods Pubs Mess Maggi Bread & egg With Friends Alone
Traditional Homemade Food? Their problem No or a very few restaurants serving traditional food Other community members belonging to the same hometown
Trend: Restaurant Revolution In US, UK and Australia, temporary dining locations are emerging, where paying guests turn up to eat in someone’s private home or neighborhood . Alison Tyler and her husband feed a dozen hungry diners in their modest front room A chef known only as "MsMarmitelover" ( marmitelover.blogspot.com ) prepares a five-course "pescatarian" meal for £40 in her Victorian garden flat in Kilburn, north London, which she calls the Underground Restaurant.
The Restaurant Revolution There is no universally accepted theory about why this culinary trend began last year, but it is assumed the economic recession played a part. Another reason for the growth of the pop-up and supper-club movement is social networking . All these food clubs are highly local and are organized through SMS, Facebook, Twitter and Paypal. They do not have one unified platform
ChefsNear.me is a location based service for local chefs (or people who love cooking) and foodies to Connect Meet And Share meals Our Service ChefsNear.me
How it Works Chefs can post what they are going to cook Set their own price, time, venue and no. of guest Can also promote their meal on various social networks Foodies can find what’s cooking near them Reserve their seats and also invite friends along Can also see who else are coming for the meal and also what they like After the meal, foodies rate the chefs on their culinary and hosting skills
Core Concept Collaborative Consumption or The Mesh is disrupting outdated modes of business and reinventing not just what we consume but how we consume. It describes the rapid explosion in traditional sharing, bartering, lending, renting and swapping reinvented through network technologies .
Who We Are Glomindz software is a Guwahati based Tech Startup founded on 22Dec 2009 and started its operation on 19July 2010 . We provide our technical expertise in mobile and web application design and development to Government, Private and Non-Profit organizations. http://www.glomindz.com
Team Saifur Rahman (founder) Worked as Software Developer in IBM from April 2005 to August 2007 Worked as Technical Lead in Societe Generale from August 2007 to August 2009 http://in.linkedin.com/in/saifurglomindz Sarfaraz Hassan (co-founder) Graphic Designer and flash animator in Cranes Software Int. Ltd. from November 2005 to July 2009 User Experience Designer and product visualiser in Globals Inc. from August 2009 to August 2010 http://in.linkedin.com/in/sarfarazhassan http://twitter.com/ruyahcreatives http://www.facebook.com/sarfaraz.hassan Developers Dhritika Saikia Utanka Kalita Nilakshi Baruah Designer Sanjib Sarkar Freelancers in Bangalore Srikrishna Gumma Devesh Bhat