Chefs Feed Introduces Food Recommendations API

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Chefs Feed, the leading food industry network and media platform, has announced new APIs to syndicate food and restaurant recommendations to travel, hospitality, luxury and other media and commerce sites nationwide. By leveraging the Chefs Feed API, partners can now offer expert reviews of thousands of restaurants in 25 major markets, straight from the mouths of one thousand of the country’s best chefs.

“Chefs Feed is the go-to source to find where the best chefs eat when they leave their own kitchens,” says Varun Shetty, director of business development of Foursquare. “Now, they’re sharing that knowledge with Foursquare and leaving tips at their favorite restaurants and eateries across the globe. Following Chefs Feed on Foursquare is like being on a first name basis with the greatest culinary minds on the planet.”

Chefs Feed is being leveraged by popular food-focused mobile platforms Foursquare and Urbanspoon, which offer their users Chefs Feed dish recommendations as “Popular Dish” and “Tips.” Other syndicated content partnerships with Red Bull andVirgin America have led to expanded relationships.

“The Chefs Feed API adds an additional layer of incredibly engaging content around food that will further connect publishers with their audience,” says Chefs Feed CEO Rich Maggiotto. “We’ve built a robust catalog of photos, tips and videos featuring popular chefs that allows media and commerce sites to help readers decide where to eat and what to order based on mobile geo location technology.”

ABOUT CHEFS FEED

Chefs Feed, headquartered in San Francisco, is a mission-driven food media and technology platform, with authoritative and original perspectives on food and urban lifestyle, award-winning consumer products, and publishing technologies serving the food and restaurant industry. As the first offering from parent company Credible, Inc., Chefs Feed was born to create a dialogue between the world's best chefs and tastemakers and growing, mobile-savvy audiences — a new kind of eater exhausted with bored consensus, underserved by traditional media, and desperate for authenticity, relevance, and trust. For the consumer, Chefs Feed is the ultimate resource for where to eat and what to order. For the industry, Chefs Feed allows chefs and restaurateurs to more directly transact with and foster loyalty among their community of existing and potential diners on mobile devices.

For more information, visit http://www.chefsfeed.com, http://www.facebook.com/ChefsFeed, http://instagram.com/ChefsFeed or follow @ChefsFeed on Twitter. Viewers can subscribe to the Chefs Feed YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/chefsfeed.

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