Billionaire restaurant owner Fertitta moves into food delivery, says ‘consumer tells us what to do’

  • Billionaire restaurant owner Tilman Fertitta gets into the food delivery business with the purchase of Waitr for $308 million.
  • Fertitta’s company, Landcadia Holdings, will merge with Waitr under the new name Waitr Holdings and trade on the Nasdaq.
  • Fertitta says his company was attracted to Waitr because of the growth opportunities.
  • “You wanna be the Pac-Man and eat up all the small companies,” he says.

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