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  • How Madame Vo reached new customers with Grubhub

    Husband and wife duo Chef Jimmy Ly and “Madame” Yen Vo opened Madame Vo in 2017 with a mission to

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  • The council cafe found success with Grubhub takeout and delivery
  • How the Council Cafe opened a successful restaurant at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic

    Erika Emeruwa, co-owner of The Council Cafe in New York, comes from a long line of passionate home chefs and

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  • Introducing Grubhub Direct: commission-free platform for restaurants

    Today we are proud to unveil the release of Grubhub Direct, a commission-free platform designed to help restaurants reach loyal diners and build their brand

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  • Feed the Soul Foundation announces 2021 Restaurant Development Grant Program recipients

    In February 2021, Grubhub donated proceeds from the Donate the Change program to Feed the Soul Foundation to help support their Restaurant Business Development Grant

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  • Grow your online presence with these restaurant social media tips

    Developing a social media marketing strategy for your restaurant can help you reach new customers, grow your on-premise and off-premise sales, and build a loyal

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  • 5 restaurant marketing ideas to grow your business

    Americans love to eat out. Restaurants hold an impressive 51% of the food dollar in the U.S. meaning more than half of what we spend

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  • Chef Leah Cohen pivots Pig & Khao to serve customers through on-premise dining, takeout, and meal kits

    Since 2012, Leah Cohen, chef and owner of Pig & Khao, has shared her passion for authentic Southeast Asian flavors with hungry New Yorkers from

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  • How to create a restaurant marketing strategy that will build your online presence

    How can a restaurant bring in new customers and expand brand awareness in the 21st century? Through a digital restaurant marketing strategy. After all, more

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  • How to incorporate locally sourced food into your menu

    More and more diners care about a restaurant’s sustainability practices. According to the 2020 National Restaurant Association Industry Report, 76% of adults said they are

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  • How to reduce food waste and become a more sustainable restaurant

    Sustainable restaurant practices can help the environment and your restaurant’s bottom line. In the coming decade, sustainable and socially conscious dining will play a more

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  • Grubhub Statement on Derek Chauvin Verdict

    No court decision can bring George Floyd back to his friends and family. But with this verdict we find a sense of accountability and take

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  • Grubhub’s commitment to driving green restaurant practices across the industry

    How important is sustainability for your restaurant?  The National Restaurant Association predicts that environmentally-friendly practices, such as energy-efficient equipment and recycling programs, will be integrated

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  • How to safely reopen your restaurant for indoor dining [checklists + resources]

    The United States is embarking on the next stage of the COVID-19 pandemic: Recovery. COVID-19 vaccination rates are increasing, millions of Americans are receiving much-needed

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  • Ghost kitchens are trending- is it the right move for your virtual brand?

    Over the last few years, virtual brands have emerged as one of the restaurant industry’s largest growth opportunities. Unlike traditional restaurant brands and concepts, virtual

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