Member Spotlight Emmanuel Massenez

RTN Member Spotlight: Emmanuel Massenez

CEO, Kwali
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Director of Marketing, Communications and Membership
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What unique problem does your company solve for restaurants?

Food consistency and quality are the key pillars of a restaurant. In the end, it is all about keeping customers happy and food margins in check.

Kwali uses state-of-the-art computer vision to automate your quality control. We check 100% of your food items and score them according to your exact brand guidelines. We help you identify and retain your top performing employees, we increase your productivity by 80% and we help you target train your teams. Welcome to the new era of food production for restaurants, with guaranteed happy customers and margins.

Why did your company join RTN?

RTN is the community that allows us to be present in the Restaurant Technology discussions and defining best practices. It is important to be out there showcasing our product and it's also very important to be part of the discussion. Kwali is here to listen, to propose and reach consensus to promote technology for restaurants. We believe the industry is at a key moment to integrate newer technologies that can simplify everybody's life and that can ease current industry-wide pains.

What’s your favorite personal pastime?

Hiking, reading and wine tasting !

What three words would you use to describe what’s happening in the restaurant industry right now?

Frictionless quality food

What’s your most-used restaurant app?


Restauranteur you most admire and why?

Gaston Acurio: He is the one who took Peruvian cuisine internationally. He currently operates about 15 high level Peruvian restaurants around the world, promoting his native Peru ingredients and flavors. I love Peruvian cuisine !

What technology are you most excited about for the future of restaurants?

Computer vision has reached unparalleled levels of accuracy and affordability. Many things that we thought were too difficult or undoable are now becoming available and that makes me really excited about the future!