The restaurant industry has been devastated as a result of the pandemic with closures and layoffs. However, platforms that have emerged during the pandemic like WoodSpoon are giving chefs much-needed income and new forms of distribution while being safe. WoodSpoon is the craft, food marketplace that delivers homemade gourmet food from local home chefs. Chefs on the platform have worked and trained in the kitchens of NYC’s most coveted restaurants that include Cipriani, Jean-Georges’ Nougatine, Nobu, and more. AlleyWatch caught up with Cofounder and CEO Merav Kalish Rozengarten to learn more about how the yearning for the taste of home from the founding team sparked the launch of the company, future plans, and recent round of funding from investors that include World Trade Ventures and Silvertech Ventures.
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