© Saskia Uppenkamp
Nick Taranto (Co-Founder, CSO), Elana Karp (Co-Founder, Chief Culinary Officer) and Josh Hix (Co-Founder, CEO)

Location: The Union Square Greenmarket has been running for over forty years. From grassfed beef to rooftop honey it has everything a foodie could need. Amid the hustle and bustle of up to 60,000 shoppers children can learn about food sustainability and visitors watch cooking demos from top chefs.

Plated – Building the future of food

Food Tech
Founded in 2012
500 employees
Funding $80M / 4 Rounds

Plated envisions a world where healthy, delicious, affordable food is available for everyone. By using data and technology, the company empowers consumers nationwide to easily cook restaurant quality meals at home, personalized to their tastes. Working with trusted partners who supply quality ingredients, Plated delivers everything that’s needed to create seasonal chef-designed recipes and dessert to its vast and loyal audience each week. Launched in 2012, Plated has revolutionized what it means to connect over a memorable meal at home.

This article was published in “the Hundert Vol. 9 – Startups of New York“, December 2016.