The online food-ordering and delivery service Grubhub, available in Detroit since 2012, will now expand its service area with the addition of Grubhub-employed drivers to offer restaurants delivery service even if they don’t have their own in-house drivers.
“Detroit is home to a growing food scene and we are thrilled to connect more area diners to these restaurants with through our turnkey delivery service,” says Stan Chia, senior vice president of operations at Grubhub. “For restaurants, we are excited to provide them with tools and technology to reach new customers.”
Chia says Grubhub’s online ordering platform offers metro Detroit diners a choice of more than 250 restaurants to order from. With the new delivery service, restaurants such as Little Brother Burgers, Kyoto Japanese Steakhouse, and Second Street Sub Shop in Royal Oak and Cucina Medoro in Birmingham are now available to order from.
Chia says Grubhub’s delivery service launched in 2014 and has expanded to nearly 50 markets across the country.
Local restaurants using Grubhub include Clawson’s Woodpile BBQ Shack, Au Cochon and Arthur Ave in Birmingham, and Traffic Jam and Snug in Detroit. Recently, Grubhub announced relationships with a number of national chain restaurants, including California Pizza Kitchen, Buca di Beppo, Veggie Grill, and Panda Express.
Grubhub works with more than 40,000 restaurants in more than 1,000 U.S. cities and London. The Grubhub portfolio of brands includes Grubhub, Seamless, AllMenus, and MenuPages, among others.