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We are celebrating basketball tournaments this month by giving merchants the opportunity to launch a Slam Dunk Deal- a limited-time offer that will be promoted to customers from March 19th through April 8th. Hungry fans will be able to see the dollar-off deals  while they are browsing on Grubhub. This campaign will help drive more orders to your restaurant by featuring your promotion in our in-app placements. 

Are you looking to boost your takeout business during tournament season? Follow these steps to launch a Slam Dunk Deal until April 8th.

1. Log into your Grubhub for Restaurants account

Visit and log into your Grubhub for Restaurants admin account.

2. Navigate to promotions tab

Once you are logged into your Grubhub for Restaurants account, navigate to the left hand menu and select “Marketing” and then “Promotions Manager.” This is where you can create a new promotion.

3. Set up promotion

A Slam Dunk Deals banner will appear under the “Smart Promotions” section of your promotions banner. Select this promotion to participate in this campaign.

Select a preset promotion or customize it to fit your goals. Once you create the deal, click “Next” to review and launch the promotion.

Now your promotion is live on your Grubhub menu. Check out your Customer Insights dashboard to see how your promotions impact your sales.

Diners are driven to merchants’ Slam Dunk Deals when they open the Grubhub app. When a diner clicks on your menu, they will see your Slam Dunk Deals promotion card with your unique offer at the top of your menu. These banners will help boost your business’ visibility on the platform.

How Grubhub customers will see Slam Dunk Deals

Showcase your promotion for a chance to win

In the spirit of teamwork we’ve created some social media posts you can use to promote your Slam Dunk Deals. The best part? When you post one of our assets to your business’ social media profile you can participate in our Slam Dunk Social Media Challenge. From March 19th – April 8th we’re encouraging restaurants to participate in our Slam Dunk Social Media Challenge for a chance to win $500 in Grubhub credit.*

Here’s how to enter the Slam Dunk Social Media Challenge:

  1. Post one of our free social media assets (download below) to your restaurant’s Facebook or Instagram page.
  2. To be considered as entry, post the image with the hashtag #DunkWithGrubhub and follow @grubhubforrestaurants on Instagram or like Grubhub for Restaurants on Facebook.
  3. Winners will be announced on April 15th.

Take advantage of this win-win opportunity by tapping into our assets to drive more orders to your restaurant. 

Option 1: Download and post

Let customers know that you are offering takeout and delivery with Grubhub during tournament season with these social media posts. Use the caption to specify your hours, menu, and Slam Dunk deal. Encourage diners to order now by including your Grubhub link in the caption or in your Instagram bio. Don’t forget to post with #GrubhubSlamDunk and follow Grubhub for Restaurants on social media to enter the social media challenge.

Choose the Slam Dunk Deals posts to let your customers know about your exclusive offers. This will help make your restaurant stand out when diners are making a game time decision on where to order.

Option 2: Customize templates

Do you have someone on your team who likes to get a little creative? Customize these templates to showcase your partnership with Grubhub while staying cohesive with your brand. Pick one of our Slam Dunk Deals templates to alert customers of your exclusive offers. Adjust the colors to match your brand and add your own food photos to really make it pop. These templates are easy to update with your own style so your social feed continues to tell your restaurant’s unique story.

Here’s how you can customize these templates: 

  1. Sign up for Canva or log into your account (it’s free!) 
  2. Open up the Slam Dunk social media templates 
  3. Adjust the colors to match your restaurant’s branding
  4. Drag and drop your own food photos to the blank photo frames
  5. Add your logo to replace the “logo” spot
  6. Download and post! 

Take a look at our Canva guide for more guidance on how to use these templates.

What’s the prize?

Grubhub will select five restaurants at random that will be awarded $500 in Grubhub credit. Restaurants can use Grubhub credit to pay off their Grubhub bill or give back to your diners by funding promotions. Talk with your Account Advisor to learn more about how you can use statement credit to optimize your Grubhub orders.

Make this college basketball tournament a slam dunk

Take advantage of the excitement surrounding college game days this month and give customers a reason to celebrate by ordering from your business by getting in on the Slam Dunk Action. Social media marketing is a great way to reach customers directly and let them know your restaurant can fuel their fandoms. 

Get started today by joining Grubhub before the tournament is over.

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*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Sweepstakes starts at 7:00 am CT on 3/19/24 and ends at 11:59 pm CT on 4/8/24. Must be a resident of the U.S., at least 18 years of age, and an owner or authorized representative of a business on the Grubhub platform to enter. See official rules here. Sponsor: Grubhub Holdings Inc.