Future of Food: The dawn of the Internet of Things

May 19, 2017

Once upon a time, it was crucial for a restaurant manager to be on site during all business hours to make sure operations ran smoothly.

No more.

Now, with a smartphone and a decent Wi-Fi connection, managers can handle from afar everything from the temperature of freezer units to lighting in the dining room.

It’s the Internet of Things in restaurants, and it’s only the beginning.

For example, oven sensors can send data to a cloud where the information can be analyzed to reveal, say, a temperature issue or a need for maintenance. 

Operators can even receive alerts about equipment