Skip The Dishes is a Canadian restaurant delivery service that is located in Canada. They provide food ordering and delivery services to businesses and consumers daily. They delivers food from restaurants in cities and provinces across Canada. They main headquarters is located in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
They are described as a technology company that connects local restaurants and food couriers in Canada. The company was founded by two brothers in 2012 living in the UK. Their names are Josh and Chris Simair. They worked many hours late for an investment banker and ordered takeout food. Their business idea came when they realized the need for an efficient online ordering and delivery service for busy families and workers.
They realized that this type of businesses would give busy workers and families more time to do their daily tasks. They both left their jobs and began working on this idea. They launched the business in the city of Saskatoon where they lived in Canada.
Skip The Dishes is part of a world wide food delivery system called Just Eats located in the UK. Skip The Dishes services over 100 cities in Canada at this time. They have restaurants in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.
Their ordering and delivery services represents a wide variety of restaurants featuring many different types of cuisine. They have Greek, Chinese, Italian, Indian, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, Mexican, American Cajun, Japanese, French, German, and several others. Customers will find fast food, cafes, diners, restaurants, bistros, bars with food, and steakhouses.
Customer order food through their online website and use mobile apps too. The restaurant receives the order and their delivery staff delivers the meal. Customer pay with credit or debit cards or with cash when the order is delivered.
Their headquarters at North Square in Canada has four floors, 95,000 square feet of space, and a second location for their 24 hour staff. The second location will be located at 140 Bannatyne Avenue.
In 2019, Skip The Dishes partnered with Cineplex adding over 130 locations in Canada. It is an a regular movie theater and home entertainment company that provides customers with online movie rentals too. This new service is geared to the home entertainment services. In addition, they added ordering snack and food through Cineplex and the Rec Room an entertainment and food establishment.
Customers can order popcorn, soda, and candy with their movie rentals. The Rec Room has two restaurants Three10 and The Shed. They have hamburgers, soup, pizza, pasta, fish, chicken, ribs, bowls, sandwiches, ribs, steaks, appetizers,and dessert on the menu. The Rec Room has several locations.
At the beginning of 2019 the company appointed a new CEO Kevin Edwards when the original owners left the business. He joined the company in 2018 as the chief marketing officer. The company is part of the company Just Eats in the UK.
Skip The Dishes recently added a contactless delivery service during the COVID-19 pandemic for customers. The drivers leave the food at the door to avoid customer contact. Skip The Dishes has an order tracking device that keeps customers updated on the status of their delivery. When customers open an account, they can review the service under order history or live chat with company staff.
In 2018 Skip The Dishes hired software developers to code and improve their software. Developers in the company worked in a fast pace results oriented environment. They look for developers with motivation and a strong work ethic. They recruit from tech schools and IT programs.
The company is committed to the community. They committed over $15 million to support restaurants and the community during the COVID-19 crisis. A $5 million dollar support package was delivered to restaurants that are part of their delivery service.
The company has partnered with the Food Banks of Canada by donating $200,000 dollars and giving customers the means to donate. This money will buy food and restock food banks throughout Canada. They company supports Pride organizations across Canada, and many local food organizations that support the poor.
Skip The Dishes continues to expand adding on new restaurants to their extensive list in Canada and responding to the community’s need for food by supporting local restaurants and local food banks.
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