By Broderick McClinton, Head of DoorDash for Work
The pandemic has had a profound impact on our daily routines, including the way we eat. Instead of meeting our favorite barista on the way into the office or socializing with our colleagues in the lunch room, we’re spending a lot more time in the kitchen and eating solo at home, missing out on those moments to engage with peers and support our favorite restaurants. In this new normal, companies are adapting and looking for ways to support their employees’ wellbeing and productivity through new work-from-home corporate wellness benefits, including food perks.
Far worse, restaurants are struggling. According to Technomic’s August 2019 Catering Usage and Preferences Report, the catering market grew to nearly $65 billion in 2019. But 2020 is a completely different climate, and we’re constantly thinking about how we can help restaurants regain that lost revenue.
Given this, DoorDash has been working hard over the past few months to find solutions and opportunities for restaurants to reach the working professional.
Introducing DoorDash for Work
Today we’re excited to announce DoorDash for Work, our corporate meal solution which enables organizations to offer their workforce meal benefits and food perks through DoorDash. Through this new service, we offer companies several ways