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OWN YOUR ORDERS: THE THIRD-TO FIRST-PARTY PLAYBOOK

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How To Calculate ‌Restaurant Labor Cost In 2022

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Using Restaurant Analytics to Drive Profit and Growth

ARTICLE • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Restaurant Concepts: Why do I need one and how do I choose?

ARTICLE • MARKETING

Demystifying Delivery App Fees for Restaurants

ARTICLE • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Employee Retention Credit for Restaurants 2022

ARTICLE • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Restaurant Tech in 2022: Trends + Why It’s Important

CASE STUDY • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Little Sesame sees 100+ new app downloads a month

ARTICLE • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Customer Spotlight: Island Fin Poke

ARTICLE • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Introducing Lunchbox Rails

EBOOK • MARKETING

The Email and SMS Playbook for High-Growth Restaurants

EBOOK • MARKETING

Customer Loyalty Mastery: Advanced Psychology for Restaurant Marketers

GUIDE • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Get the Lunchbox Sustainability Zine: Issue 01 - Spring 2022

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Ghost Kitchen Comparison Tool: Choose the Right Provider for Your Virtual Restaurant

EBOOK • TECHNOLOGY

The Ghost Kitchen Tech Stack: Essential Tools for Delivery-Focused Brands

EBOOK • MARKETING

Customer Connections on Tap: A Guide to Using Data for Marketing

EBOOK • TECHNOLOGY

The 6-Step Launch Plan for Your New Restaurant Mobile App

EBOOK • GHOST KITCHENS

8 Steps To Start a Virtual Restaurant

TOOLS • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Food Tech Map

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Restaurant Launch Checklist

EBOOK • MARKETING

Cheat Sheet: Must-Track Marketing KPIs for Restaurants

EBOOK • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Own Your Orders: The Third-to First-Party Playbook

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How Facebook Ads Can Help Your Restaurant Business

ARTICLE • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

NFTs and Restaurants: Metaverse Meals to Go

ARTICLE • GHOST KITCHENS

Tips for Designing a Solid Ghost Kitchen Menu

CLIENT • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Scen Studio

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Rethink Food

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How to Shift Your Restaurant from Third-to First-Party Ordering

ARTICLE • INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

How to Choose the Best Food Delivery Software for Restaurants

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2022 Lunchbox Women in Food Panel

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Why SMS Marketing Can Take Restaurant Brands to the Next Level

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Meals in the metaverse a new frontier for restaurants?

Nabeel Alamgir sits down for an interview with Kate Rogers to talk about the future of restaurants in the metaverse.

Lunchbox Launches Food Tech Zine To Increase Understanding of Restaurant Sustainability

Lunchbox announces the launch of Lunchbox Zine, a new print publication that's addressing the latest issues happening in the food and restaurant industry. It will be the first produced and printed publication from the Lunchbox Publishing House.

Lunchbox Launches Order Integration Tool

Lunchbox announces the launch of Lunchbox Rails, the first advanced all-in-one integrations system for managing third-party online ordering built for operators. The company also unveiled the Lunchbox Scholarship Fund - a new program that provides financial support to workers in the restaurant industry who are interested in furthering their education.

How Can Restaurants Win Repeat Customers? Create an Emotional Tie, Loyalty Experts

Nabeel Alamgir attends the Food on Demand Conference in Vegas and announces the launch of Lunchbox Rails.

Papa Gino’s partners with Lunchbox to Innovate and Enhance its Digital Guest Experience

Lunchbox announced that each of its products have been selected as a digital partner by Papa Gino’s.

LUNCHBOX RAISES $50M WITH CONTRIBUTIONS FROM SWEETGREEN, DOORDASH EXECS

Lunchbox, a collection of modern and creative online ordering solutions for enterprise restaurant chains and ghost kitchens, today announced the closing of a $50 million Series B funding round led by Coatue with participation from existing investors Primary and 645 Ventures as well as executives from DoorDash, Sweetgreen, and &pizza.

Lunchbox launches website as part of rebranding

Lunchbox unveiled an updated logo, visual identity and website.

Lunchbox Buys Online Restaurant Maketplace Spread

Lunchbox is buying small online restaurant marketplace Spread as it looks to build a more restaurant-friendly version of giant aggregators like DoorDash and Grubhub.

C3 PARTNERS WITH LUNCHBOX ON CITIZENS GO APP

C3’s newest culinary community now comes with an app focused on generating first-party orders. The operator of more than 200 ghost kitchens and brick-and-mortar restaurants partnered with Lunchbox to create the Citizens Go mobile app, allowing customers to order food for pickup directly from their ghost kitchen, bypassing third-party marketplaces.

SOME NYC RESTAURANTS TIRE OF FORKING OVER DELIVERY-APP FEES

In recent years, New York City restaurants have complained about the fees that third-party ordering and delivery platforms, such as Grubhub and DoorDash, charge them. Those concerns have only escalated during the pandemic, when dining spots have become more dependent on meals to go for their financial survival.

HOW THIS FOUNDER IS HELPING RESTAURANTS RECLAIM THEIR POWER

If there's one thing that makes Nabeel Alamgir fume, it's watching eateries pay exorbitant fees to tech companies. In an industry known for razor-thin margins even in ideal circumstances, third-party platforms like GrubHub and Uber Eats can charge commissions of 15 to 30 percent per transaction.

FORMER BAREBURGER CMO LAUNCHES NOTGRUBHUB

Former NYC restaurant operators have launched a website to drive guests to restaurants only offering first-party ordering.

LUNCHBOX RAISES $20M TO HELP RESTAURANTS BUILD THEIR OWN ORDERING EXPERIENCES

With many restaurants forced to rely entirely on the delivery and takeout business during the pandemic, there’s been a lot of discussion about whether the industry can survive while paying hefty fees to delivery platforms like Uber Eats and Grubhub.

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