An uncomfortable truth laid bare…

As restaurants began to close their doors to dine in service at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many thought that delivery apps and services would provide a lifeline to keep may afloat. However, over time many have discovered the uncomfortable relationship many restaurants have with delivery service apps like Skipthedishes, Uber Eats and Doordash.

In the industry they are viewed more as a necessary evil than an innovative new practice. Delivery apps may prove to be causing more harm than good in an industry already on it’s heels. It is common practice for these services to take approximately 30% commission off an order. Prior to the pandemic, this was viewed as a price to pay to get your restaurant known to the public.

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