FOD At A Glance

FOD At A Glance

Only in an app-happy society does this make sense: UGottaEat is a free app for ioS and Android devices for friends and family who want to share already or soon-to-be prepared food. Food startups based in the Cleveland area are also potential candidates. Users post...
BurgerFI Develops Tamper-Proof Delivery Packaging

BurgerFI Develops Tamper-Proof Delivery Packaging

In the wake of food safety scandals, such as Chipotle’s, new ideas are materializing out of hindsight afterglow. To avoid risk, restaurants are putting their take-out and delivery operations under the microscope to do all they can to prevent food-borne illness...
Survey Says… Consumers Answer Key Delivery Questions

Survey Says… Consumers Answer Key Delivery Questions

  One of the biggest questions from restaurateurs is how the various third-party delivery providers stack up. According to new data from mystery shopping and survey firm SeeLevel HX, things are fairly even in an ever-changing segment. In a research project sponsored...
Advice for Driving Delivery Revenue and Demand

Advice for Driving Delivery Revenue and Demand

By Laura Michaels Grubhub processes 305,000 delivery orders per day, and COO Stan Chia says that number is only going to increase as consumers and restaurants alike adjust to the new normal that revolves around convenience. The COO of Grubhub, which provides...
Food on Demand Briefs – December 2017

Food on Demand Briefs – December 2017

TPG Capital Acquires Mendocino Farms TPG Capital, a private equity firm, has acquired a majority stake in the 16-unit Southern Californian fast-casual chain, Mendocino Farms from Greenwich, Connecticut private equity firm, L Catterton, according to a press release....
Bite Squad Completes Massive, 17-Company Acquisition

Bite Squad Completes Massive, 17-Company Acquisition

By Thomas Kaiser Bite Squad, a five-year-old, third-party restaurant delivery service based in Minneapolis, announced a massive 17-company acquisition that expands its footprint to more than 30 U.S. metro areas and vaults the company into one of the category’s largest...
Olo Partners With Amazon To Streamline Delivery

Olo Partners With Amazon To Streamline Delivery

By Nick Upton The legion of white Amazon vans roving through your city will be carrying more restaurant deliveries after penning a deal with delivery logistics provider Olo. In the new deal, Amazon has partnered with Olo, integrating with Rails, Olo’s API that makes...

Food on Demand Briefs – November 2017

Order Food Without Leaving Facebook Facebook announced it has partnered with third-party delivery services such as EatStreet, Delivery.com, DoorDash and ChowNow so users can order food without ever leaving the social media site. Facebook is also working directly with...