Food On Demand connects the foodservice industry’s mobile ordering and delivery pacesetters and covers the ongoing transformation of how consumers discover, shop, order and consume food in a digital age.
The Future of Commercial Kitchens + Jim Collins of Kitchen United
Hosts Tom Kaiser and Nicholas Upton present their inaugural episode of the Food on Demand Podcast. They provide insights on the latest trends in food delivery, including the emergence of mobile commercial kitchens.
Jim Collins, CEO of Kitchen United, also joins the show to discuss his journey of innovation and how it has helped restaurant owners right-size their kitchen operations.
Delivery Networks Thriving and Dying + Alex Ware of Foodsby
Hosts Tom Kaiser and Nick Upton take a look at some of the latest news in the food on demand industry. This episode includes a recent M&A transaction, a look at which delivery networks are thriving and which are dying, and how some state laws are effecting the industry overall. They also interview Alex Ware, President of Foodsby. He discusses the market that Foodsby is serving and where it is headed.
What's Ahead in Food Delivery + Nate Pollak of The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen
In Episode 3, hosts Tom and Nick discuss the latest in virtual and ghost kitchen operations, as well as regulation news likely to have an effect on the food service industry--specifically food delivery services like Uber Eats, Grubhub, etc. The featured guest is Nate Pollak, CEO of The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen. They discuss a shared love for all things cheese, as well as the future of delivery for traditional sit-down restaurants.
The Fast Growth of Food Delivery + Noah Glass of Olo
In the fourth episode of the Food On Demand Podcast, hosts Tom and Nick discuss Deliveroo’s European ghost kitchen and virtual restaurant operations, Google’s latest moves in delivery, the opening of the first DoorDash Kitchens in California and Grubhub’s difficult third quarter that’s led many to question the delivery space’s long-term prospects. The featured guest is Noah Glass, CEO and founder of Olo, which is the largest restaurant delivery software player in the industry.
Delivery Models of the Future + Fred LeFranc of Results thru Strategy
In episode five of the Food On Demand Podcast, Fred LeFranc of Results thru Strategy joins Nick and Tom for a discussion of the shifting delivery landscape, along with the coming rise of delivery aggregators like FoodBoss, ClusterTruck’s new partnership with Kroger and a landmark new federal certification for drone deliveries coming to a sky near you.
Delivery Bots in the Bike Lane + Chris Baggott of ClusterTruck
In episode six of the Food On Demand Podcast, hosts Tom and Nick interview ClusterTruck CEO Chris Baggott, which recently inked a deal with Kroger grocery stores. They also look at new delivery bots designed to operate in bike lanes, Google going deeper into delivery and the ongoing turmoil at Waitr.