Food delivery is one of the hottest food tech categories right now – with online ordering representing about 9-billion dollars a year in the U.S. Second and third-party delivery services with easy-to-use apps and websites like GrubHub Seamless and UberEats are enjoying rapid growth. The media tells us they are great for consumers – but are they great for restaurants? Today’s episode talks with restaurant owners in-studio about how these delivery services impact business and the bottom line. This program was brought to you by Whole Foods Market.
“Living in New York City people just want everything brought to them. They want it immediately so, unfortunately, the majority of my product is delivered.” [36:00]
“To better support the shop, order direct! Or come in! Come experience it… I don’t hate on delivery, it’s cool, just pick up the phone.” [41:00]