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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This Service Aims to Help Restaurants Better Manage Online Orders

This Service Aims to Help Restaurants Better Manage Online Orders

It seems like we live in a time-strapped society. And now, with advances in technology and the expectation to have that technology work for you to make life easier, there is high consumer demand for the ability to have what we want, when we want and how we want it. Restaurant operators are in the service business and with that comes the responsibility to adapt to demand. Resistance could potentially lead to becoming forgotten by those who pay your bills— customers.

Needless to say, operators now have to deal with orders coming from all sorts of places. For one, orders that come from guests on location (of course), via phone for pickup or delivery, via food delivery apps like UberEATS and/or an equivalent, and even via online through food ordering services, like GrubHub and the like. Plus, with the rise of restaurant openings and an increasing market competition, most restaurant operators have to learn to cater to all to not lose out on their market share and stay afloat or, better yet, profit.

What is a restaurant operator to do to keep track of everything?

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Facebook's New Food Ordering Option

Facebook's New Food Ordering Option

Facebook has a new food ordering option perfect for the social media lovers. And here’s how it goes down: head over to your newsfeed where the “hamburger app icon” is and check out the local restaurants that deliver. Select what you’re craving (Mexican, Chinese, Italian) and fill out what you want. And while there's the option for delivery or pick-up, we know which one you'll be using. 

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Dunkin' Donuts to Test Delivery in Dallas

Massachusetts based chain Dunkin' Donuts is all set to launch its new doughnut delivery program. termed "Dunkin Deliver" with on-demand delivery company DoorDash. Currently, Dallas residents are able to order doughnuts, coffee, and other Dunkin offerings from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the app, with promises of a quick 45 minute delivery.

Multiple store currently are offering delivery, including Addison, Plano, Carrollton, Preston Hollow, Frisco, Richardson and the University of Texas at Dallas location. Representatives of the company report that more store will be added in the future. Read More