For many restaurant owners, third-party delivery services such as Seamless, DoorDash, and Uber Eats are exorbitant and expensive, charging establishments up to 30 percent in commissions per order. Yet, with the coronavirus pandemic, profit margins in the restaurant industry are often so small that many restaurants are forced to turn to curbside pickup and delivery in hopes of breaking even.
As a result of COVID-19, many restaurants are increasingly depending on national food services to control the delivery process; however, businesses like Seamless often fail to provide local customer service if something goes wrong with the order. Read this article to learn about restaurants that are pursuing alternative food delivery options in a time when national conglomerates are dominating the restaurant delivery business!
Featured image by Nat Ogura (Fish Taco Plate from Local Beer, Patio and Kitchen Millard and Village Pointe)