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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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Delivery Fee Caps Pop Up Across the Country

Delivery Fee Caps Pop Up Across the Country

Sparked by a San Francisco decision to cap third-party delivery fees, several other U.S. cities are implementing or discussing their own cap-limitations in the name of helping restaurants. San Francisco Mayor London Breed said the 15-percent fee cap is “part of a...

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Ruby Tuesday Parent Launches Host Kitchen Concept

Ruby Tuesday Parent Launches Host Kitchen Concept

Don’t call it a ghost kitchen and certainly don’t call it a virtual restaurant: The parent company of Ruby Tuesday has launched a new initiative called Franklin Junction that introduces a new delivery-focused model that it calls “host kitchens.” At its core, the plan...

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CEO of NYC-Based Delivery.com: “This is our 9/11”

CEO of NYC-Based Delivery.com: “This is our 9/11”

NYC-based Delivery.com is national in scale through a franchise model, but smaller than rivals like DoorDash, Uber Eats and Postmates. From its vantage point, it is seeing a tale of two cities as the pandemic hammers both car-based suburban markets, which are somewhat...

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San Francisco Caps Delivery Commission Rates

San Francisco Caps Delivery Commission Rates

San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced a temporary 15-percent limit on the fees third-party food delivery providers can charge restaurants here during the pandemic. San Francisco happens to be the home base of three of the four largest national delivery brands:...

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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/