Bite Squad nixes delivery and goes pick-up only

As of January 28, Bite Squad (Website) is pick-up only in Orlando. The delivery (or non-delivery) company notified local users earlier this week to notify them that they would no longer be offering delivery service in the area. They would, however, continue allowing users to order ahead at restaurants via their platform for arranged take-out […]

Waitr lays off some employees, says it will refocus operations in Lafayette

Waitr, the Louisiana-based food delivery app, laid off some employees in Lafayette Monday morning, hours after the company put out a press release affirming its commitment to Lafayette by consolidating operations. A spokesperson for the Lafayette Police Department confirmed an officer was at one of Waitr’s offices at 1100 Bertrand Drive because of the layoffs. […]

Local restaurants adding multiple delivery apps as more players enter the market

With Waitr no longer the only option in town, Baton Rouge restaurant owners have been adding, or at least exploring, the addition of multiple delivery apps that have entered the market in recent years like DoorDash, Grubhub, Uber Eats and Postmates. Some restaurant owners pulled their Waitr partnerships after the Lake Charles-based food delivery app switched its […]

For second time in 6 months, Waitr increasing fees for some restaurants in push for profitability

Waitr is ditching performance-based rates for some restaurants to collect more commission — a move that could make the struggling company more profitable but will likely be paid for by both restaurant owners and customers who use the delivery service. This is the second major price change for restaurants in six months. But like last time, restaurant owners […]

Waitr CEO Adam Price resigns, and new executive named to top role

Waitr Holdings Inc. Chief Executive Officer Adam Price has resigned four months after taking the helm of the Louisiana-based on-demand food delivery business, with tech industry executive Carl Grimstad taking his place. Grimstad, who is 51 years old, is the chief manager of C. Grimstad Associates LLC, a private family investment business incorporated in 2006, and […]

Meet Waitr’s new CEO Adam Price, who’s tasked with making Louisiana company profitable

Adam Price isn’t your typical turnaround CEO. The 35-year-old Texas native has a degree in aerospace engineering and an entrepreneurial spirit that took him from Silicon Valley to The Big Apple as a young adult. Price knows he’s not the typical CEO, but he’s also quick to point out that he’s not leading a typical […]

Exclusive Interview with Waitr CEO: The new KISS, Keep it Consistent

In an exclusive interview with Food On Demand, Waitr CEO Adam Price dished it out on competing with billion-dollar players, whether the “big four” delivery brands will survive, and how a fast pivot to data-based decisions is attempting to transform the fifth-largest U.S. delivery brand from choppy waters to an industry leader—with an obsessive eye […]

WaitrApp Food Delivery Launches In Sacramento, Hopes To Best Competition

WaitrApp, the restaurant delivery service with the $6.99 flat rate, launched in Sacramento Thursday with 20 restaurants and many more to come in the weeks ahead. The company, based in Louisiana, is a newcomer in the Sacramento (including West Sacramento) and Roseville markets and has already signed up several high-profile restaurants, including Hot Italian, Ernesto’s, […]

Bite Squad gobbles up local food delivery service

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) – Food delivery service Bite Squad announced Tuesday it had acquired its competition, Jonesboro2go. The consolidation, according to a news release, means customers will have more than 70 restaurants to choose from, with more expected to be added in the coming weeks. Jentry Kaiser, Bite Squad’s new market manager and former general manager for […]

Bite Squad bails on three Minnesota cities

Bite Squad, the restaurant delivery service, will halt service in St. Cloud, Rochester and Duluth next month, just months after launching in the Minnesota cities. The St. Cloud Times reports on the announcement by Bite Squad, which got its start in the Twin Cities market but was bought earlier this year by Waitr Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WTRH) of Lake Charles, […]