Coronavirus Coverage, Resources and Reporting

 

 

In an unprecedented time, restaurants large and small are closing dining rooms, laying off staff, and scrambling to figure out off-premises solutions. Empty, closed-off dining rooms even in areas where it’s not mandated by local governments are certainly the most visible response to the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic.

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Data Shows Continued Bleak Trends

Data Shows Continued Bleak Trends

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shake the restaurant industry, industry data is giving some clarity to just how bad sales are. Data from various outlets shows an industry in free fall, and while sobering, a clear view is important so the Food On Demand world can...

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Restaurant Expert Q&A: COVID-19 Bigger than Great Recession

Restaurant Expert Q&A: COVID-19 Bigger than Great Recession

Food On Demand spoke to restaurant attorney Ryan Palmer about conversations with restaurant clients related to the COVID-19 pandemic, which is closing dining rooms and forcing others to pivot exclusively to off-premises operations. Palmer said this moment is bigger than the Great Recession, and that pivoting to takeout and delivery won’t be nearly enough to bridge the gap for restaurants that now have empty dining rooms.

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Delivery Providers Roll Out Restaurant Relief

Delivery Providers Roll Out Restaurant Relief

With many states and local municipalities closing bars and restaurants or restricting service to off-premises channels only, the four largest U.S.-based national delivery providers have rolled out a wave of ways to help their restaurant partners.  So far, those...

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Vendors

We understand that things are changing rapidly, and your business may be changing as well. We have provided a convenient list of industry leading companies that can help provide valuable products and service solutions during this difficult time.

Category Company URL
Catering ezCater https://www.ezcater.com/

Sterno Products www.SternoProducts.com



Communication Solution SendBird https://sendbird.com/



Customer Engagement Bikky https://bikky.com/

Thanx thanx.com



Data Services/Research Arity https://www.arity.com/

Galley Solutions https://www.galleysolutions.com/

Mirus Restaurant Solutions https://www.mirus.com/

SeeLevel HX https://www.seelevelhx.com/

Sense360 https://sense360.com/



Deliver Bags/Transport Systems Phase Change Solutions https://phasechange.com/

Vollrath Company https://www.vollrathfoodservice.com/



Delivery Provider Deliberr https://www.deliberr.com/

DoorDash https://www.doordash.com/en-US

Foodsby https://www.foodsby.com/main

Grubhub https://enterprise.grubhub.com/

Postmates https://postmates.com/

Uber Eats www.ubereats.com/restaurants



Driver Technology Driver https://www.trydriver.com/



Insurance Roadwise (Hylant) https://roadwiseinsurance.com/



Legal Services Cheng Cohen https://www.chengcohen.com/

Lathrop GPM https://www.lathropgpm.com/

Monroe Moxness Berg https://mmblawfirm.com/



Menu Data Management Omnivore https://omnivore.io/

Trabon https://www.trabongroup.com/

Woflow https://www.woflow.com/



Onboarding & Training Bluemark https://bluemark.com/

Northpass https://www.northpass.com/



Ordering Technology/POS Integration Chowly https://get.chowlyinc.com/covid19.

EZ-Chow https://ez-chow.com

ItsaCheckmate.com www.itsacheckmate.com

NovaDine http://www.novadine.com/

Olo https://www.olo.com/

Ordermark https://www.ordermark.com/

Ritual https://www.ritual.co/

Your Fare https://www.yourfareinc.com/



Packaging Genpak https://www.genpak.com/

Georgia Pacific https://www.gppro.com/gp/

Novolex https://novolex.com/



Payment Processing Shift4 Payments  https://www.shift4.com/situation/



POS Restaurant365 https://www.restaurant365.com/



Restaurant Equipment Transact Technologies  bohasolutions.com



Seach Engine Google www.google.com



Staffing/HR Fountain https://get.fountain.com/

ShiftPixy https://shiftpixy.com/



Take-Out Shelving/Vending Apex www.apexsupplychain.com/foodservice

Choice Market https://choicemarket.co/



Tamper resistant tape Bobibands http://bobibands.com/

Dot It Restaurant Fulfillment https://www.dotit.com/



Virtual / Mobile Kitchen Kitchen Podular https://www.kitchenpodular.com/

Kitchen United https://www.kitchenunited.com/

Zume https://zume.com/

Zuul https://www.zuulkitchens.com/