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Kitchensurfing is an online network for people who want good food and chefs who can cook it anywhere. The site lists available chefs by specialty and location. Users simply need to pick who they would like to cater their dinner.
Why it matters
Freelance cooking is a great way for many chefs to gain a reputation within small groups of foodies. What other service providers could try this home-delivery strategy?
The Coca Cola Village in Israel is a holiday resort for teenagers. The residents are given RFID bracelets (Radio Frequency Identification) to help them share their experiences on Facebook. Teens put a digital ‘like’ on their choice of forty facilities in the camp from the pool to the extreme sports activities. If photographed, the RFID technology automatically tags everyone in the photo and uploads it to the relevant Facebook profiles.
Danone have opened their first brand retail shop in Barcelona, dedicated to promoting healthy diet and lifestyle habits. There is a branded tasting area inside the shop, where visitors can taste the product in several combinations. There is also a healthy food restaurant that features the product, a museum area showcasing the product’s history, a merchandising area, and two rooms where talks on nutrition and good eating habits take place.