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Bento, Delivering Customized Asian Dinners in 15 Minutes

SF Weekly • May 13, 2015

At 20 after, I went outside to wait for him. It technically took 16 minutes, but I’m not going to fault Bento for rush hour traffic, especially as the dude called me at 5:24 while turning off of Fifth Street to gauge my exact whereabouts. He pulled over, handed me my cardboard box through the passenger window, grinned with conviction, and sped away.

Bento Boxes from a Top Chef Alum, Delivered

Urban Daddy • March 17, 2015

Until then, there’s Bento—a new app that delivers you bento boxes and only bento boxes, because sometimes for dinner you just want a bento box. It’s now available for iPhone, and Android is coming soon.Your new bento guy: he’s named Mattin Noblia. Right. He opened Iluna Basque in North Beach. But now: bento boxes.

Founders / Key Team

Jason Demant
Jason Demant
CEO & Co-Founder

Previously CEO of LAUNCH (LAUNCH Festival, This Week in Startups, LAUNCH Ticker). Cofounder, exit in December 2014.

Vincent Cardillo
Vincent Cardillo
CTO & Co-Founder

Full-stack engineer. Previously at JUXT. Cofounder Houzilla. Experience with building logistics systems.

Mattin Noblia
Mattin Noblia
Executive Chef & Co-Founder

Top Chef (television show) Contestant Season 5. Previously owner of Iluna Basque restaurant.