Posts by Lindsey Ruthen


Grubhub and Oracle Hospitality Collaborate to Simplify Delivery and Online Order Management for Restaurants

New In-House Restaurant Technology Integration Makes Enterprise and Franchise Restaurant Management Easier, More Efficient

CHICAGO, May 17, 2017- Grubhub, the nation’s leading takeout marketplace, today announced its integration with Oracle Hospitality, a leading provider of hardware, software, and services that allow food and beverage operators to deliver exceptional guest experiences while maximizing profitability. Restaurants using the unified system — designed with the needs of enterprise and franchise restaurants in mind — can now manage all of their orders, both in-house and takeout, from one device. Additionally, restaurants will be able to more efficiently staff, save time on menu updates, consolidate financials and free up space on the crowded delivery tablet counter.

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Grubhub Partners with Point of Sale Leaders to Create Streamlined Restaurant Management Solutions

New In-House Restaurant Technology Integration Makes Restaurant Management Easier, More Efficient

CHICAGO, May 17, 2017- Grubhub, the nation’s leading takeout marketplace, today announced its integration with industry-leading point of sale (POS) systems, Breadcrumb POS by Upserve and Toast. Restaurants using these systems can now manage all of their orders, both in-house and takeout, from one device. The new integration will also allow restaurants to more efficiently staff, save time on menu updates, consolidate financials and free up space on the crowded delivery tablet counter.

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Seamless Introduces its Amazon Alexa Skill

Busy New Yorkers Can Order From Their Favorite Restaurants Without Lifting a Finger

CHICAGO, May 4, 2014- Seamless, the food ordering and delivery platform that is an integral part of how New Yorkers eat, has launched its Reorder with Seamless Alexa skill. The new integration makes it easier for Seamless customers to reorder food — using only their voice — from its network of more than 50,000 restaurants nationwide. This number includes more than 11,000 restaurants in the Greater New York City area.

The Seamless skill for Alexa is available for all Seamless diners who have an Alexa-enabled device such as the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot Amazon Tap, Amazon Fire TV, or Fire tablet, and provides a convenient voice-ordering experience. Diners will be able to ask Alexa to recite their past three orders and reorder one of these meals from a favorite local restaurant.

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Grubhub Introduces its Amazon Alexa Skill to Make it Easier than Ever to Order Food

Customers Can Now Order from their Favorite Restaurants Without Lifting a Finger

CHICAGO, March 15, 2017- Grubhub, the nation’s leading takeout marketplace, has announced it is integrating its ordering capabilities with Amazon Alexa. The new Grubhub skill for Alexa will make it easier for customers to reorder food from Grubhub’s network of more than 50,000 restaurants using only their voice.

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Engadget – Alexa can now order food from Grubhub

In the future, as predicted by Star Trek, all you’ll need to do is speak and food will be instantly created before your eyes. Since we don’t have a way of instantly converting energy into matter in this way, the latest team up between Grubhub and Amazon will have to suffice. The former has added its smarts to the latter’s Alexa platform, enabling you to speak and have food turn up at your door a short time later. Click here for more from Engadget.

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Chicago Tribune – The best St. Patrick’s Day hangover foods, according to Chicago’s Grubhub orders

Few things in this life are certain. Death, taxes and waking up the morning after Chicago’s St. Patrick’s Day celebration in total and complete misery.

Some swear by drinking more, others turn to the greasiest burger they can find. According to Chicago’s GrubHub orders last year, we went a different—and more delicious, tbh—route. Click here for more from Chicago Tribune.

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DIGIDAY – How 5 brands including Hyatt and Grubhub are using Snapchat Spectacles

While it’s never been clear that Snapchat Spectacles will succeed where Google Glass failed, brands are at least paying attention.

The sleek pair of round shades shoots 10-second videos from the point of view of the wearer, which can then be uploaded to Snapchat — and be viewed either horizontally or vertically. The videos themselves show up in a cool circular format when they are shared to other platforms, giving creatives a new element to play with. Click here for the full list.

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