Food Democracy creates and operates restaurant concepts, but also business solutions and operating systems for the foodservice, retail and hospitality industries. In addition we invest in companies that create innovation for these industries and demonstrate a high potential for growth. The core of the company is built around more than 40 years of industry experience and a team of professional, enthusiastic and close-knit employees. This foundation has been enhanced by the international experience of its owners: from the United States of America to Germany, from the United Arab Emirates to Honduras, many are the markets where experience has been harvested and truly unique project have been carried out.
We were always passionate about sharing our expertise with the young generations. Already in the ‘90s we contributed to the establishment of the first Italian School for Pizzamakers. Our managing partner Michael Cortelletti has often presented at the Master in Tourism Economics and at the Master of Management in Food and Beverage of SDA Bocconi in Milan. Further, since 2013 Michael Cortelletti holds the Food and Beverage Management class at Modul University in Vienna.
The qualities of our company makes us the perfect partners for young entrepreneurs who want to transform the world of retail, foodservice and hospitality. This year the result were direct investments in some really interesting start-ups. Qnips: a cash point marketing solution that applies QR code technology. KptnCook: a mobile application to help you rediscover the joy of cooking at home, and which has already led to the birth of a large and enthusiastic online community.