Last weekend we had a blast at the Future of Food Hackaton. It was great to see that many people with such different backgrounds (tech, nutrition, restauration, design) working together in some really cool ideas on how to become more conscious of what you eat, improve your healthy eating habits, save time on doing your grocery shopping, or make it easier to choose where to eat, amongst many others!
Projects and Winners
There were a total of 20 projects which were built over the weekend, and there were all sorts of types of projects. We liked ‘Team Cook‘ and app that helps you cook hands free, ‘Good World Chef…
At Yummly, our vision is to mesh the power of data and technology with the love of food to accommodate an accelerated online and on-the-go cooking community. By officially opening up the Yummly API platform, we wish to arm the ever-growing developer community with valuable data that can be unlocked, repurposed and scaled to answer specific queries revolving around ingredients and recipes.”
Interview with Brian Witlin, Head of Mobile and Platform at Yummly. A veteran entrepreneur, Brian most recently served as the CEO and Founder of ShopWell. He also holds EIR (Entrepreneur in Residence) positions at IDEO and StartX and serves as a startup mentor for 500 Startups seed venture fund, Insidr and Diamond MMA.
Tell us more about Yummly
Launched in 2010 by foodies on a mission to invent a better way to find recipes, Yummly is the fastest growing food site in the world. Our mission is simple, we want to …
Application Platform Powers Integration of Recipes to the Global Food Community
PALO ALTO, CA – March 20, 2013 – Yummly (http://www.yummly.com), the leading digital kitchen and recipe search platform, today announced the official launch of the Yummly API. The Yummly API provides access to over 1M recipes to display relevant results that can be tailored according to individual ingredient, diet, allergy, nutrition, taste and technique parameters, allowing developers to build world-class applications that are powered by user preferences.
“At Yummly, our vision is to expand access to our API to provide a wide array of on-the-go formats for food and recipe lovers of all kinds,” said Brian Witlin, Head of Mobile and Platform. “By officially opening up the Yummly API platform, we arm the developer community with valuable data that can be unlocked, repurposed and scaled to answer specific queries revolving around ingredients and recipes.”