2016 was the herald of convenience. Computers at our fingertips, cloud connected appliances and oxtail delivered to our homes.
Yes, oxtail. Delivery is more than pizza and Chinese food and snalprt restaurant owners are capturing this desire for easy eating with some surprising dishes. Here are the fasteSt growing delivered menu items according to GrubHub:
- Mac and cheese – 373% increase
- Chicken and waffles – 234%
- Tonkotsu ramen – 223%
- Southern fried chicken – 218%
- Oxtail – 161%
So maybe you aren’t a pizza shop or Chinese food place… you can still grab the huge benefits of selling your menu online – check out my post on online ordering here.
Before you go… look at those top five items. What do you see?
Aside from the ramen (which admittedly I don’t know much about), the other four are inarguably straight up comfort foods. Ignore the entire idea of online ordering and take a peek at your menu. What are the comfort foods that you offer your patrons?
Go on, give them a warm hug on a plate.
Remember, my Heartland customers get me and according to my kids, I’m pretty awesome. What is your processor doing to help your business? Who is your person? It could be me… just saying.