DoorDash adds 2-step ID verification for alcohol delivery

Dive Brief: Starting Wednesday, DoorDash drivers will be required to scan the front of a customer’s identification card with the DoorDash app to verify their identity and age prior to handing off an alcohol delivery order, the company said in an email to Restaurant Dive. Drivers will also be required to check for any signs …

Olo, Uber Expand Restaurant Delivery Fulfillment to Include Alcohol

Olo, which works in on-demand commerce for restaurants, is working alongside Uber to integrate tech to help restaurants expand, a press release says. Uber will put its Uber Direct tech into Dispatch, the delivery fulfillment solution from Olo. That will make efficient delivery technology available. “Through the expansion of our partnership with Uber, we are now able …

DoorDash rolls out alcohol delivery to 20 states

Dive Brief: DoorDash expanded its marketplace on Monday to include beer, wine and spirits on demand across 20 states and Washington, D.C., as well as Canada and Australia, reaching more than 100 million customers, according to a press release sent to Restaurant Dive.  Where legally permissible, customers can toggle to the alcohol tab in DoorDash’s …

On-demand food delivery apps are letting minors order alcohol, regulators say

Food and beverage delivery services like DoorDash, Postmates, and Uber Eats aided in a surge of alcohol deliveries to underage minors in California last month, the state’s Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) found in a new investigation. And because of relaxed restrictions around alcohol takeout and delivery during COVID-19, the issue is getting worse, regulators say. …