REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 17, 2019–EAT Club, the food delivery service for businesses that personalizes the way employees eat meals together, announced today that it has acquired Bay Area-based Taro to offer new globally-inspired gourmet food items to EAT Club customers. A one-stop culinary shop with healthy, authentic, international menu items that are not available in markets or restaurants, Taro reimagines home-style food for the modern consumer. As part of the deal, EAT Club and Taro teams will integrate, and EAT Club will acquire Taro’s assets, including proprietary recipes, culinary equipment and distribution technology. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
…Great companies know that providing food as a benefit increases employee collaboration, productivity and workplace culture. But corporate cafeterias are expensive and traditional catering often result in long lines, frustration with food options and waste. With EAT Club, employees have the power to choose their meals each day, from a mobile app featuring a curated menu of over 100 different dishes a week, satisfying all tastes and dietary restrictions. EAT Club is also the only corporate food delivery service that owns every part of the customer journey – from ordering, to food procurement and preparation, to on-time delivery – all within one integrated solution.
…EAT Club has served over 17 million meals to employees – averaging 25,000 meals each day – and is trusted by Facebook, Postmates and nearly 1,000 other great companies in the Bay Area and LA.