CATERING ORDERS ARE BACK TO PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELS AT OFFICES AND OTHER WORKPLACES

The return-to-office trend is slowly gaining momentum, with more companies, including Starbucks, requiring workers to come in several days a week or more. Although many workplaces still offer a remote arrangement, in 2022, catered lunches grew as an incentive for employees to leave their home workspaces and reclaim their office desks, reports ezCater, an ordering platform …

Workforce Meal Provider, Fooda, Pivots from Offices to Distribution Centers

Like many workforce meal providers and caterers, Fooda reeled from the effects of the pandemic and the sudden rise of employees working from home. Now, after a significant downsizing, the Chicago-based company has found a new pool of partners in hospitals, distribution centers and military bases. Founded in 2011, the company brings restaurant food to …

CEO Stefania Mallet tells us how ezCater is helping solve businesses solve food for work

New York Stock Exchange published this video item, entitled “CEO Stefania Mallet tells us how ezCater is helping solve businesses solve food for work” – below is their description. “ezCater is how you solve food for work ” — CEO Stefania Mallet tells us how the ezCater platform connects businesses with restaurants and caterers and …

Catering delivery service started by Jackson High School graduates continues to expand

JACKSON TWP. – Founded in 2016, DeliverThat continues to grow and expand into new territories. The catering delivery service was founded by two 2012 Jackson High School graduates, Aaron Hoffman and John Zinno. The duo also graduated from Ohio University in 2016.  Drivers working for DeliverThat bring food to a location and set up a buffet style to …

URBAN REVIVAL DELIVERS A BIG WIN FOR CATERING

Online catering marketplace ezCater was already having a pretty good year. Then Labor Day passed, and business really picked up.  “It was almost like we were shedding the pandemic from the way we behave, both as people and professionals,” said Chief Customer Care and Operations Officer Mike O’Hanlon. Fall brought a return of officer workers …

ezCater Surpasses 100,000 Restaurant Partners on its Platform as it Experiences Massive Growth

BOSTON, Nov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — ezCater, the most trusted provider of corporate food solutions, today announced that it surpassed 100,000 restaurant partners on its platform as the company experiences strong bookings growth and celebrates 15 years of success. As the return to office fuels the expanding need for food for work, ezCater’s recent growth demonstrates its unique …

Why restaurant operators are bullish on catering

Catering was the fastest growing channel in the restaurant space prior to the pandemic, outpacing overall industry growth by 50%. That momentum came to an abrupt halt when shutdowns went into effect and anxiety took hold. Now, however, the catering business seems to be making quite the comeback – even exceeding pre-pandemic numbers in some …

DoorDash for Work Launches New Features to Help Organizations Hire Top Talent and Retain Employees

While the workplace experience may have changed in recent years, ensuring that employees feel valued and engaged has never been more important. As companies work to support their employees from near or afar, benefits such as daily lunches, catered social events, and in-person team meetings can go a long way. Since launching DoorDash for Work in 2020, …

ezCater Solves Tax Exemption on Workplace Food for Top Nonprofits Nationwide

ezCater, the most trusted provider of corporate food solutions, today announced a new tax-exempt ordering platform for nonprofit organizations. With ezCater, organizations set their tax-exempt status once and it automatically applies to catering orders from over 95,000 restaurants on the ezCater platform, saving them time and money. Ensuring catering orders are tax-exempt is complicated and …

SUBWAY, EAGER TO GROW SALES, TURNS TO CATERING

As customers return to offices, they’ll want something to eat. And Subway is hoping to take full advantage as part of its bid to improve unit volumes. The Milford, Conn.-based sandwich giant on Tuesday introduced a refreshed catering program, including new packaging, delivery and ordering options. “Over the last year, we’ve continued to see an …