Establishing the Dasher Empowerment Partnership with the National Urban League

2020 has been tremendously challenging for communities across America and DoorDash remains committed to helping our partners navigate these difficult times, as well as what comes next. That’s why, as part of our recently announced five-year, $200 million Main Street Strong pledge to support merchants, Dashers, and local communities, DoorDash and the National Urban League…

Introducing Art For Foodies

At DoorDash, we proudly celebrate the diversity of cuisines and cultures that uniquely make up America. Today we continue that celebration through Art For Foodies, our first-ever bilingual campaign aimed to uplift Latin voices in both the restaurant and art communities. From December 2–6, we’re partnering with local Latin artists and restaurants in Miami to…

A New Way to Partner with DoorDash: Introducing ‘Self-Delivery’

By: Zach Heerwagen, Director & General Manager, Incumbents Core to our founding mission at DoorDash is a vision to help restaurants and merchants thrive in the online economy. Over the past seven years of working alongside Fast Casual leaders, mom and pop shops and fine-dining restaurants, we’ve pushed ourselves to create a menu of offerings…

Understanding Merchant Fees

For years, the challenges of running a restaurant have been growing. Then came COVID-19, which upended many in the restaurant industry as closures swept the nation. This crisis has sparked important conversations about how both government and businesses can best support restaurants during the pandemic. While some restaurants have been handling their own pickup and…

Introducing our First National DashPass Campaign, “A Night Off”

On October 12th, 2020, we launched our first ever TV commercial for DashPass, highlighting the value we’re bringing subscribers alongside our partnership with Chase. DashPass is a subscription service that offers unlimited deliveries from thousands of eligible restaurants with $0 delivery fees on orders over $12. “A Night Off” illustrates to viewers that it’s not just…

The State of Flavor In America

This year was unprecedented–from social distancing to seeing communities come together amidst a pandemic to watching waves of social change take place across the nation. As 2020 comes to an end, today DoorDash unveiled its State of Flavor Report, detailing top food trends this year, predictions around growing support of local communities and trending cuisines,…

Redoubling Our Commitment to Empower Local Communities

Five-Year, $200M Main Street Strong Pledge to support merchants, Dashers and local communities DoorDash was founded with a mission to grow and empower local economies. Never have local economies and the communities that sustain them been more challenged than in 2020. With many of those challenges likely to extend into next year, we recognize that…

Celebrating Caviar’s Expansion to Three New Markets: Austin, Miami, and San Diego

Today, we’re excited to announce Caviar has launched in three new markets in the US: Austin, Miami, and San Diego. The expansion celebrates Caviar’s dedication to empowering local businesses while bringing people the best their city has to offer. Passionate food enthusiasts in these markets who are searching for a curated selection of local restaurants will…

#BuyBlack this Holiday Season

Kevin Bludso of Bludso’s Bar & Que As we move into the holiday season, we’re proud to support the #BuyBlack Friday movement to encourage people across the country to support their local Black-owned businesses. With an estimated 40% of Black-owned businesses have shut down due to COVID, now is a critical time to support these businesses…