Computer Cooking Competition Innovative use of technologies Recipe Search & Meal Planning
Use Case #1 What can I make for dinner? • I’m hungry, and I didn’t plan ahead • I’m already home, not going out to the grocery store. I need to make due with my current ingredients • I see a boneless chicken breast…I’m in luck, it hasn’t spoiled yet • Next step – Ovenbot’s mobile app
Try our 3&Go toolIt’s simple, pick up to 3 ingredients and findthe recipes that matchWait, haven’t I seen this before? I enter acouple ingredients and viola…no recipes That’s not the Ovenbot way. At Ovenbot,there are no dead ends…ever
Select your 1st ingredient When selecting your 2nd Ingredient 3 seems like a– let’s start with Chicken ingredient, Ovenbot will ONLY good excuse to open upBreast display ingredients that will that bottle of white wine produce a recipe. That’s why we say “No Dead Ends!”
Chicken Piccata, why didn’t I think ofthat before?Hold on, it says I only have 8 of the 9pantry items neededOvenbot, how are you going to solvethis problem?
So this is the item I’m missing- what is a caper?Is it:A. That small bottle in the back of my refrigerator?B. An illegal plot or enterprise, especially one involving theft?
Unfortunately, it’s not A Am I going to get in trouble here?Do I dare make Chicken Piccata withoutcapers?
What does this modify button mean? According to Ovenbot, capers are considered “optional” If I keep drinking this wine, I will have to substitute Dry sherry Good to know I have options But how do I KNOW that this will still turn out delicious?
In the reviews, Steve from New Jersey has a version of Chicken Piccata without Capers, and his family loves it. Plus I have all the ingredients! I can trust Steve right? He looks like a reliable sourceCheck out theratings…90%positive. Let’s makedinner.I can navigatedirectly to thisrecipe from thereview
Use Case #2Next time you should plan aheadYou can use Ovenbot’s advancedsearch and filter tools to find recipesand create a smarter shopping listLet’s plan our meals for the weekand update our shopping list
Enter your search term• ChickenFurther target your recipes using 6 possible filtercategories• Meal type = Dinner• Ingredient = White wineWhat’s so special about this? Doesn’t everyrecipe app & website have this functionality?At Ovenbot, we do things differently…and wethink better
Like 3&Go, the filters only show relevant choicesbased on your search and previously selected filtersBefore you apply a filter, we will let you know howmany recipes your selection will return so you caneither choose to filter OR jump directly to therecipes. No Dead Ends!
In the US, families throw out 25% of the food and beverages they buy ₁The cost estimate for the average family of four is $1,365 to $2,275 annually₂In the UK, it’s estimated 2/3 of this loss is due to spoilage and 1/3 due to over preparation₃The main causes are:• Impulse and bulk purchases• Poor planning• Over preparation
How will Ovenbot’s shopping help mefrom wasting food, time and money?First you add recipes to the list. Makesure you adjust the serving size to suityour family’s needs. Over prep isaddressedI see you added a few classic Frenchrecipes to your shopping list. NicechoiceFrom here you can edit the recipes inthe list, navigate to the recipe, or gosee the items in your pantry andshopping list
Ovenbot’s unified shopping list combineslike ingredients from multiple recipes.Don’t waste time looking for the same ingredienttwice…or worse, adding fractions andmeasurements. This is a great time saver whenshoppingWhen a pantry item is checked off the list,Ovenbot prompts to update your pantry. Keepingyour pantry in sync with your purchases avoidspurchasing duplicate items in the future. This isan easy way to save money
The items you already own will be listed in the Of course you can add any item to yourpantry section shopping list.You can see when the items were added to thepantry, and update the main list when you run outor the item has expired
₁ Bloom, American Wasteland₂ Bloom, American Wasteland₃ Wrapp, New Estimates for household food and drink waste in the UK