TDI Podcast: Palate Neutrality with Paul Barron (#678)

Markets take a beating as bloated valuations come under attack. US Economic data points to a continuing recovery.

VIX spikes to 38 – interesting move this week.

And our guest is Paul Barron, founder of the Foodable Networks. We discuss repercussions related to the pandemic like Societal Damage, Ghost Kitchens, Palate Neutrality and more.

Paul Barron is a technologist and futurist that has forecasted various major market shifts in the past 25 years from a 100 billion impact on the restaurant and retail business to the impact of social media on our society in 2007. He has built the next era media platform for professionals based on video, podcasts, and on-demand content strategies that is re-mapping modern-day media. As an award-winning author, speaker, filmmaker, and consumer behavior analyst with over 25 years in technology and digital media, he is bridging the gap between the next generation of companies and how they connect to a completely new consumer.

His accolades include: 2019 Top 8 Industry Thought Leaders, 2018 #1 Most Influential in Food, 2018 Studio 50 Creative & Technologist Award Winner, 2017 Top 35 Industry Leaders to follow, 2016 Author of the year, 2015 James Beard Nominee, 2015 “Forbes” Top 50 Most Influential, 2012 Trendsetter of the Year, 2012 author of “The Chipotle Effect”, founder of “”, and the executive producer of the documentary Fast Casual Nation – Changing The Way America Eats and his new book, Decade of Disruption set for 2020.

Industry veteran Paul Barron takes restaurant business insights to the next level. The restaurant industry isn’t just the business of food. It’s a cross-functioning, multivariate entity that touches almost every industry — after all, everyone needs to eat. So, why not learn from the greats from all businesses? Connect the dots, read between the lines, build innovative strategies, become a thought leader, get the inside scoop on trends and open your eyes to the full vision of restaurant and hospitality with The Barron Report.

About Foodable Network

Foodable is a next-generation media company that focuses on delivering premium video, podcast, and virtual event content in a B2B educational format. Led by a team of digital media pioneers with over 20 years if digital media experience, Foodable Network is the leading new media property for the restaurant and hospitality industry.

We don’t stop there, our focus on a new content distribution model sets us apart from all the competition. We are experts on delivering our video podcast and virtual event content into leading platform partners like Apple, Google, Spotify, Amazon, and more. Additionally, we have developed the most extensive index of foodservice industry professionals in Foodable Labs and continue to connect our API to the leading tech and digital platforms to continue to grow our audience.

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