Restaurants

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Restaurants have always done delivery, but for most restaurants delivery was not part of the business plan. That has changed in recent years. Customers are asking about delivery and more and more restaurants are looking to integrate delivery into their model. Restaurants have looked at ways to adapt to the changing environment and serve customers in new ways. 

Previous Restaurant Delivery Articles

Tso Chinese Delivery set for strong growth

Tso Chinese Delivery set for strong growth

Longtime Austin, Texas residents Min and Jenna Choe started out entertaining family and friends at home and are now setting out to create a Chinese restaurant empire based on online ordering and delivery. In the South, entertaining and cooking go together. Fittingly,...

Toast targets QSRs with new system

Toast targets QSRs with new system

QSRs and fast-casual restaurants are sectors that have benefited from the radical change in the restaurant industry over the last two years. To target that market, Toast has introduced a platform specifically designed for the sector. Called Toast for Quick Service,...

BurgerFi, Gopuff partner for late-night delivery

BurgerFi, Gopuff partner for late-night delivery

Late-night burgers and fries are on the menu through a partnership between BurgerFi and Gopuff. It is the first partnership between Gopuff, the quick delivery grocery service, and a restaurant. In Tallahassee, Fla, customers can order burgers, fries and other items...

Cracker Barrel expands virtual brand

Cracker Barrel expands virtual brand

National restaurant chains continue to expand virtual brands. Cracker Barrel is the latest. The company relaunched a virtual brand called Chicken n' Biscuits. The brand offers chicken, mac and cheese and biscuits at 400 locations. Delivery is done through DoorDash,...

Kroger starts restaurant delivery service

Kroger starts restaurant delivery service

Restaurants often get a supply order from major food distributors once or twice a week. They have a new option when ordering a limited quantity of food at the last minute. Kroger in Dallas has started a restaurant supply initiative. Through the effort, restaurants can...

Landed helps restaurants recruit quality talent

Landed helps restaurants recruit quality talent

Hiring restaurant employees in the current environment is challenging. Vivian Wang knows firsthand. She worked in the retail sector at the Gap and saw the problems with traditional hiring and onboarding within the service industry. To overcome the obstacles, she...

QDOBA to test ghost kitchens in 3 cities

QDOBA to test ghost kitchens in 3 cities

Fast-casual restaurant QDOBA has started a ghost kitchen pilot project with REEF. The projects take place in Seattle, Austin and Atlanta and could include up to 25 locations in each city. Many national chains are testing expansion through ghost kitchens including...

Virtual brand Wow Bao expands into Canada

Virtual brand Wow Bao expands into Canada

Asian virtual brand Wow Bao is now available in Canada through a partnership with Ghost Kitchen Brands. The virtual brand started in 2003 in Chicago is now available at more than 600 locations across the U.S. The company often works with restaurants and helps them...

37% ordered takeout or deliver due to COVID surge

37% ordered takeout or deliver due to COVID surge

A survey by the National Restaurant Association found that the recent surge in COVID cases has impacted people's dining behavior, including that six in ten people reporting changing their restaurant usage. The association is concerned that the most recent surge in...