In this episode, we get a chance to speak with the executive team at The Town Kitchen, Jefferson Sevilla (Co-founder) and Eric Quick (CEO). A fantastic discussion to learn more about The Town Kitchen as well the social impact of software.
In this episode, we get a chance to speak with the executive team at The Town Kitchen, Jefferson Sevilla (Co-founder) and Eric Quick (CEO). A fantastic discussion to learn more about The Town Kitchen as well the social impact of software, which is not widely discussed.
The Town Kitchen delivers lunch in the SF Bay Area and provides jobs for local youth. They have a powerful mission as a company to make a social impact. The food is downright delicious. Get lunch delivered and make a social impact. Do it for the kids.
Incredible software development and its effects; particularly the social impacts of software.
7:45- Barriers to adoption?
12:08- How The Town Kitchen Uses Software
19:25- Software is expensive but necessary
22:56- Casting a vision for career paths
30:08- How can a company like Skiplist or other software companies get started?
32:30- What about the next generation of software developers?
Jefferson Sevilla (Founder/Executive Chef) is a former Executive Sous Chef (7 years) at Google’s San Francisco campus. At Google, Jefferson managed a department of 55 in executing daily breakfast and lunch operations to 2500 Googlers. Jefferson transitioned from Google to become Executive Chef at SpoonRocket and most recently, Founding Culinary Director at the Youth Food Project, a non-profit collaborative which educates and employs re-entry youth. Jefferson is also an Advisor for Mamacitas Cafe, a women-owned and operated, mission-driven business in Oakland.
Eric Quick (CEO) has over twenty-five years experience in operations management in the industries of foodservice, retail, e-commerce, and fresh food manufacturing. Eric has held senior leadership positions with start-up ventures and notable companies including McDonald’s, Disney, Safeway, and Revolution Foods. Eric has a passion for recruiting and developing high caliber emotionally intelligent teams who successfully tackle hyper-growth business opportunities. His track record demonstrates his ability to grow big ideas from inception to multi-year growth opportunities in the foodservice, retail, and food technology segments.
Fahad has a B.S. in Electrical Engineering and an MBA. He brings over 15+ years in Business Development, Strategy, Sales, Product, and Marketing in various industries such as software development and Internet of Things (IoT). His experiences have led him on an unwavering pursuit to meet thoughtful people and build thoughtful software.