Get to Know EatStreet’s Cole Roberts


EatStreet’s employees are some of the most dedicated professionals you’ll ever meet. Surprisingly, though, they do have interesting personal lives. Take a few minutes to get to know interaction designer Cole Roberts, who works in EatStreet’s headquarters in Madison, WI.

When did you start working for EatStreet?

I started working for EatStreet in late March of this year. Before that, I was an intern at gener8tor, one of EatStreet’s investors.

What do you do at EatStreet?

I design websites and user interfaces. While I mostly focus on the visual side of things, I also do a bit of user experience design. Additionally, I help design print and marketing materials.

What is the best part of your job?

I enjoy being able to do what I consider almost a hobby. I’ve always been really into design, and doing it full time is awesome.

Where are you from?

I was born in Honduras and raised in Madison, WI.

What is your favorite thing to eat?

Steak. I usually get a New York Strip, medium rare.

How has working for EatStreet changed your thoughts on food and dining?

EatStreet allows me to connect with a range of options beyond what I ever knew before. It allows restaurants to reach many more customers–like me–than they ever could in the past.

What is your favorite restaurant to order from on EatStreet?

I really like Chinese food, so I’d have to say Orient House. I’ve probably never ordered the same thing twice. Everything is good.

Finish this sentence: Happiness is…

…best when shared.

If you could meet any person in history, who would it be?

Da Vinci. He’s probably one of the most brilliant individuals who ever lived. He was so ahead of his time.

What is your favorite movie?

I just watched The Shawshank Redemption and I loved it. It might be my favorite now.