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…

Helping Restaurants to Reopen for Delivery

By: Katie Daire, Senior Director, B2B Marketing Restaurants are at the core of our local communities and cultures. They’re where we congregate, where we celebrate, and where so many entrepreneurs fulfill their dreams of owning a business. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced thousands of restaurants to close — some temporarily, some permanently. Hit especially hard are Black-owned…

5 Questions With DoorDash’s New Vice President of Marketing, Kofi Amoo-Gottfried

We are so excited to welcome Kofi Amoo-Gottfried as our new Vice President of Marketing! Kofi is a dynamic marketing leader with extensive experience developing and redefining household brands, using cultural relevance to drive business impact. Most recently, Kofi was VP of Brand & Consumer Marketing at Facebook, having previously served as the company’s Head…

Announcing Our Latest Main Street Strong Initiative — Helping Restaurants Prepare for the Winter

Announcing Our Latest Main Street Strong Initiative — Helping Restaurants Prepare for the Winter This year has been extraordinarily challenging for restaurants. At the beginning of the COVID crisis, dining rooms across the nation closed. Then, as shelter in place orders began to lift, our restaurant partners started to welcome guests back, with many limited to outdoor patios….