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We’re tipping off the college basketball tournament with a slam-dunk social media opportunity for our merchant partners. From March 19th – April 8th we’re encouraging merchants like you  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 #GrubhubSlamDunk and follow @grubhubforrestaurants on Instagram or like Grubhub for Restaurants on Facebook.
  3. Winners will be announced on 4/15.

Take a chance at bringing home your own victory this tournament season by participating in our Slam Dunk Social Media Challenge. Promote your Slam Dunk Deals to your hungry fans by downloading and posting these assets before the shot clock runs out.

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 deals. 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 to enter the social media challenge.

Planning to run a promotion during this time? Tap into our Slam Dunk Deals to further boost your menu’s visibility this season. Then, select one of our Slam Dunk Deals post to let diners know about your exclusive offers.

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 from one of our three Canva designs and add your own food photography and colors. These templates are easy to update with your own photos and branding so your social feed continues to tell your restaurant’s unique store.

Customize the templates to give details on what Slam Dunk Deals your business is running. Activating Slam Dunk Deals through your Grubhub for Restaurants admin account is a great way to give your menu a boost. Include more details in the caption to further entice customers.

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 how-to 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.

Promote your Slam Dunk Deals

Run Slam Dunk Deals while participating in the challenge to boost your business’ visibility. This campaign will help drive more orders to your restaurant by featuring your promotion in our in-app banners. Launching Slam Dunk Deals is a sure way to move up in your customers’ rankings.

You can launch Slam Dunk Deals with just a few steps in your Grubhub for Restaurants account. Just select “Slam Dunk Deals” as your goal type to launch a promotion from March 19 to April 8. You can select a preset promotion or customize the deal to fit your goals. Review and launch the program and watch your orders rise.

Once your promotion is live, it’s time to spread the word. Let your diners know about your limited time offer by posting one of our templates on social media. Make this a win-win by entering the Slam Dunk Social Media Challenge while letting your diners know about this limited time offer.

Enter Grubhub’s Slam Dunk Social Media Challenge today

Take advantage of the excitement surrounding college game days this month and give customers a reason to celebrate 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. Perfect your Slam Dunk Deals to get diners excited to place an order.

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

*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.