8 Online Food Ordering Options for Your Business

8 Online Food Ordering Options for Your Business

It is a lot more convenient these days to order food online than to buy the ingredients and cook it on your own. Online food delivery platforms give everyone a wide range of choices, be it for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. They cover everything from fast food to traditional delicacies, and more offered by local restaurants.

With a variety of delicious dishes quickly delivered right at the customer’s doorsteps, online food delivery has taken the food industry by storm. Taking advantage of this arising technology, and putting your food truck’s menu online would be a good move. Here is a list of online food ordering platforms that can help your business grow.

  • UberEats

UberEats is one of the largest food delivery platforms out there. It has a huge customer base and marketing tools that can help your food business reach more customers. With approximately over 81 million users, UberEats would be a good platform to promote your food truck business on. 

  • DoorDash

Doordash was recently ranked as the most popular food delivery service. This platform connects customers to a broad range of local restaurants with diverse menus. The drivers that pick up and deliver your food are called “Dashers”. Partnering your business with DoorDash can make transactions for both your customers and dashers easier.

  • Postmates

At Postmates, everything you want can be delivered. From burgers, pizzas to alcohol, and even groceries. As a bonus, they also deliver clothing from stores to your doorstep. Regardless of what mood you are in today, Postmates can satisfy all your cravings. 

  • ChowNow

ChowNow is a platform that offers restaurants to have their own ordering systems. They take both delivery orders and in-store pickups – perfect for a food truck business. Unlike other food ordering platforms which take a percentage from the restaurant each order – ChowNow offers their service through a monthly subscription.

  • GrubHub

Turn your restaurant’s kitchen into a virtual restaurant with GrubHub. A virtual restaurant, also known as a ghost kitchen, operates solely on serving customers that order online. You can apply for a partnership with GrubHub by visiting their website and filling in the required details. Once your application is accepted, your restaurant’s menu and pricing will be implemented on their platform.

  • Caviar

Caviar was bought by DoorDash back in the year 2019. Since then, DoorDash has expanded their food delivery service to other countries. Even though they have been bought, Caviar still operates as a separate entity, but now under DoorDash. Unlike other food delivery options, this platform only offers delivery from highly curated restaurants. 

  • Seamless

Seamless is a food delivery service that offers different cuisines from cafes, fast-food chains, and restaurants. They have an intricate rating system that accurately shows customer ratings of every restaurant and menu that you see on their platform. Though they are operating under GrubHub, Inc. their services are still separate.

  • Toast TakeOut

Toast TakeOut is a food delivery service that uses mobile phones as their main platform. It is easy to use and navigate which is beneficial for first time users. With features that can automate repetitive tasks for you, you will be able to run your business more efficiently. If you are looking for a versatile point of sale (POS) system, then you should consider using Toast. 

There are many food delivery options out there that can help your business grow. Whether you are planning to start a food truck business or you already have one  – it is important to explore ways on how you can expand, and promote your business in the market. 

As a business owner, you should be aware of what the current trends are. Use modern technology to your advantage and take your food truck business online. That said, if you are in the market for building a new food truck, we at Sizemore Ultimate Food Trucks can help you. Our cutting metal fabrication equipment and tools allow us to build better trucks at shorter timeframes. To get your quote, contact us today!