Restaurants Pinky’s Space & Cosa Buona Improve Packaging and Hold Times to Win Delivery Dollars

Restaurants Pinky’s Space & Cosa Buona Improve Packaging and Hold Times to Win Delivery Dollars
  • These restaurants are upping the ante when it comes to food delivery.

  • Colorful to-go boxes and menus cultivated for transit are methods to stand out in the food delivery industry.

Diners these days are looking for ease and convenience. They want food right from the oven to their door. With apps like GrubHub, UberEATS and Seamless delivery options are easy to find.

According to a study, the number of deliveries has risen ten percent. As a result of consumers craving convenience eating at home offers over eating out, restaurants are changing the way it does business.

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DoorDash is Using Its Technology to Give Back to the Needy

DoorDash is Using Its Technology to Give Back to the Needy

By law, restaurant owners cannot serve leftover food to guests the following day. So, what is a chef or restaurateur to do with all the extra food?

You could always have employees take some home, but what if you still have more after that?

According to “Fast Company,” “An average restaurant might waste 100,000 pounds of foods a year.”

Enter DoorDash. This food delivery company is using its algorithm to help restaurant owners with a surplus of food finding a person to deliver it to the nearest shelter caring for hungry homeless people, for example.

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Wendy's Roll-Outs Delivery to 2,500 of its Stores By Partnering With This Third-Party Carrier

Wendy's Roll-Outs Delivery to 2,500 of its Stores By Partnering With This Third-Party Carrier
  • Wendy’s partners with DoorDash to expand delivery to 48 markets.

  • The chain saw a decline in same-store sales at corporate units, but its stock has also increased by 33% in the last 12 months.   

  • Quick serve chains have always catered to the on-the-go consumer. When a guest is short on time, visiting a QSR is often an attractive option because they are convenient and fast.  

But now restaurants from all segments are offering online ordering and even delivery, giving today's consumer so many more options to choose from that are equally, if not more, convenient and easily fit into a busy lifestyle. 

Not to mention, the grocery stores have been upping offerings in terms of hot foods and on-the-go-options.  

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DoorDash Offers Chefs “Virtual” Restaurant Space in Silicon Valley

DoorDash Offers Chefs “Virtual” Restaurant Space in Silicon Valley

DoorDash isn’t only making it easier for foodies to get food delivered directly to their door, the food delivery company is offering space for chefs and restaurateur looking to test delivery-only concepts.  

DoorDash has a 2,000 square foot-food commissary in Silicon Valley equipped with four kitchens that are being offered up as virtual restaurant space.

The company’s kitchens are perfect for restaurateurs looking to experiment with concepts that don’t have a traditional restaurant storefront and dining room. 

Virtual restaurants offer strictly online delivery. These concepts are on the rise as delivery becomes more popular with today’s consumer.

Kitava, formerly known as Mealmade is an on-demand virtual restaurant has gained traction in the San Francisco area. This virtual restaurant has made a name for itself by delivering healthy, made-to-order meals that are often are organic, paleo, and gluten-free. The meals are sold as at an affordable price point. 

Virtual restaurants are kind of like the modern-day food truck. They have less overhead due to the costs saved from not hiring as much staff and not having to pay as much for prime real estate. 

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