Informal occasions are driving catering orders

Event and catering professionals gathered in Austin, Texas, last week for Catersource + The Special Event to discuss industry challenges, trends and more.


ezCater wants to boost the profile of restaurants owned by underrepresented groups

The digital catering marketplace has added new filters so customers can seek out restaurants run by people with diverse backgrounds.

The Italian casual-dining brand’s new offshoot has a dedicated menu apart from the chain’s regular catering lineup.

The bakery-cafe chain is now available on the ezCater app in hundreds of markets as competition for bulk orders heats up.

Raj will replace Stefania Mallett, who is stepping down. She co-founded the online catering marketplace in 2007.

Seven restaurant brands, each with its own kitchen and chef, keep the company’s menu pipeline filled. The latest ideas flowing out are from Moe’s and McAlister’s—and Restaurant Business was there for the big reveal.

The convenience store chain teamed up with ezCater to become a major player in workplace catering.

The family-dining chain has set a goal of hitting the $100 million sales mark for big to-go orders this summer. As executives attest, so far, so very, very good.

Menu specials and deals are in the works to boost sales both on- and off-premise during the NCAA tournament.

The family-dining chain is also building its catering business through more aggressive sales efforts, with plans to hit the $100 million mark by July.

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