New Kahala-DoorDash partnership shakes up restaurant delivery landscape

Partnership with DoorDash enables Kahala to deliver a diverse set of cuisines nationwide

A new, Kahala-DoorDash partnership brings customers cuisines from a variety of brands via third-party delivery nationwide. Kahala franchises and operates more than 3,300 locations through its more than two dozen brands. Cold Stone Creamery, Blimpie, Pinkberry, Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill, Baja Fresh, and Manchu Wok are part of the portfolio. DoorDash’s deal with Kahala Brands should keep it ahead of rival, Grubhub, in U.S. third-party delivery market share.

Restaurant delivery is heating up and much in demand. These types of third-party delivery agreements are increasingly becoming commonplace. The Kahala-DoorDash partnership is unique in that it facilitates delivery for 25 assorted chains with contrasting cuisines and products.

Also, nearly one-quarter of the locations in Kahala’s portfolio will offer $0 delivery when customers order a minimum of $10. At 700 participating stores and restaurants, customers can redeem the offer from July 15-19 with code KAHALA.

Kahala-DoorDash partnership brings world of flavors to delivery customers

“We recognize that in today’s marketplace customers want their food to come to them, so that’s exactly what we are doing,” said Steve Evans, senior vice president of Marketing at Kahala Brands in an announcement.

Furthermore, the diversity of Kahala Brands’ cuisines brings a world of cuisines and flavors to guests on the DoorDash platform. “From build-your-own ice cream creations to customizable burgers, Kahala’s brands provide a whole new level of experiences that we’re proud to serve customers from the convenience of their homes,” said Toby Espinosa, vice president of Business Development at DoorDash.

[Related article: MTY Food Group to acquire Papa Murphy’s]

Kahala is owned by MTY Food Group, which finalized its acquisition of Papa Murphy’s Pizza in May.


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