S3, EPISODE 10
Ben Leventhal is the CEO and founder of Resy, a mobile app for people who love eating at great restaurants but hate hassling for reservations. Resy also provides dynamic operational software for restaurants. We will to talk to Ben about food, wine, restaurants, and current trends in the industry.
What are you drinking right now?
Whites, White Burgundy, Rose
Favorite wine and food pairing?
The classic steak and Cabernet or a Burgundy.
Favorite wine restaurant or bar?
Pasquale Jones, a mix of sophistication with a casual vibe, NYC
Eleven Madison Park, NYC
Any Danny Meyer restaurant
Favorite all time wine?
Domaine Romanee Conti, a tasting of multiple vintages with collectors, friends and sommeliers.
Best wine under $15?
Ben is Mr. FancyPants so he suggested great value wines, but a little above our cost threshold.
Red: Le Difese from Tenuta San Guido in Italy
White: Lieu DIt from California, white and Rose
Next big tech thing in restaurants?
1. More good tech coming to restaurants that will be cheaper and better.
2. The end of cash as we know it, electronic payment and credit cards.