UberEats launches pay-at-table and ordering feature for restaurants

UberEats has launched a feature allowing users to order and pay for meals while eating at restaurants through its app. The Dine-In tool is now available in the UK ahead of outdoor hospitality in England reopening on 12 April. It means customers visiting a restaurant can scan a QR code to browse the menu, order …

Rewards for users but not for Dashers as DoorDash issues credit card

Doordash’s new credit card could help it ride out the end of the pandemic slump as its riders increasingly attempt to trick the app to give them better fares. The news comes after a year that saw Doordash become one of the big winners from the Covid-19 crisis. With lockdowns forcing people to stay at …

DoorDash Plans To Launch Its Own Credit Card

DoorDash, the largest food delivery company in the U.S., plans to offer its own rewards credit card to users, the Wall Street Journal recently reported. The San Francisco-based company hasn’t chosen an issuer yet, but it is exploring offers from at least 10 large banks, including J.P. Morgan. DoorDash is currently winning the pandemic-induced food delivery war, …

Sodexo and Uber Eats sign a global partnership agreement. Sodexo meal card holders will be able to easily pay for their meals and have them delivered via the Uber Eats app. Kick-off in France!

The global partnership between Sodexo, the world leader in Quality of Life services, and Uber Eats, the leader in meal delivery, is just launched in France and will be extended to other European countries and Latin America in the coming months. In France, Sodexo Pass Restaurant card holders will now be able to have meal …

Restaurant Vets Launch OrderB4 Ghost, Virtual Kitchen Management

Rapid-fire growth of ghost kitchens and virtual restaurants is setting off yet another land rush in the off-premises restaurant space as developers rush to create seamless software for operators managing multiple delivery-only concepts. As the very definition of a restaurant is in flux, legacy point-of-sale providers and cloud-based upstarts are scrambling to build technology that …

Delivery 2.0: How on-demand meal services will become something far bigger

The U.S. app-based delivery economy took shape in the first half of the 2010s as services such as Instacart, DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Postmates came online and early pioneer Grubhub went public. But it took until this decade for the industry to experience its catalyst event. Seemingly overnight, these apps expanded beyond convenience portals to …

UberEats debuts new pizza ordering app to support local pizzerias

People just got yet another option for ordering pizza. Due to the pandemic, people are getting more and more food delivered, especially pizza. Now, a new app hopes to connect people with local pizzerias as opposed to major chains. UberEats introduced a new national brand called @Pizza. (iStock) UberEats introduced a new national brand called @Pizza, Eater reports. As the name …

Uber Eats earmarks $20M in expansion of independent restaurant support

Dive Brief: Uber has launched Eat Local, a $20 million program to support independent restaurants during the pandemic. The package includes $4.5 million in microgrants to support Uber Eats and Postmates restaurant partners; 0% fees for pickup orders and those processed on restaurant websites through June 30, as well as for daily payouts; reduced delivery fees …

DoorDash’s Restaurant Advisory Council Gives Honest Feedback

DoorDash, the largest U.S.-based delivery platform, publicly announced the launch of its Restaurant Advisory Council, which is an ongoing program to gather feedback from restaurant operators on platform functionality, policy matters, future products and even the hot-button topics of delivery fees and customer data. The Restaurant Advisory Council, which was first assembled last summer, included …

ZeroCater Builds Sliding Scale into Cloud Cafe

With fewer big company catering orders between here and who knows when, ZeroCater is rolling out a new product for scalable catering. ZeroCater, a business-to-business catering company that aims to enhance company food programs with an AI food-recommendation engine, had to make some changes during COVID. As droves of office workers went home, the company …