This article showcases our top picks for the best New York based Food Delivery companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Food Delivery industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
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Top New York Food Delivery Companies
Slice transforms independent pizzerias with the specialized technology, data insights, loyalty marketing, and shared services they need to serve today’s digital-minded customers. This united network of pizzerias enables these small businesses to thrive against major corporate chains and form the nation’s largest marketplace for authentic pizza.
Slice makes it easy for customers to order from their go-to shops and discover their next favorite. Serial tech entrepreneur Ilir Sela started Slice to solve the digital challenges of his family’s New York City pizzerias.
Today, the company partners with over 12,000 pizzerias across all 50 states forming the nation’s largest marketplace for authentic pizza.. .
Olo powers digital ordering and delivery programs that connect restaurant brands to the on-demand world. Olo’s platform enables millions of orders per week across every stage of restaurant ecommerce, from fully-branded guest interfaces to the back-of-house order management features that keep over 60,000 restaurants running smoothly.
Orders from Olo interact seamlessly with existing restaurant systems to help brands capture demand from brand direct website and apps, marketplaces, social media channels, and virtual assistant devices like the Amazon Echo. Over 100 million consumers use Olo to order ahead and get meals delivered from the restaurants they love, such as Applebee’s (DIN), Cheesecake Factory (CAKE), Chili’s (EAT), Denny’s (DENN), Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Jamba Juice (JMBA), Noodles World Kitchen (NDLS), Shake Shack (SHAK), sweetgreen, Wingstop (WING), and more.
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Insomnia Cookies is a bakery specializing in delivering warm, delicious cookies right to the doors of individuals and companies alike. The menu options also include brownies, deluxe cookies, ice cream and of course a pint of cold milk is available with any order.
The bakery sells 12 varieties of cookies, as well as cookie cakes and brownies with candy toppings and milk is also available with every order and ice cream is also offered at most locations. Insomnia Cookies offers marketing partnerships with sampling events for college students.
It has a drool-worthy menu featuring, chocolate chunk, white chocolate macadamia, chocolate peanut butter cup, double chocolate mint, cookie cakes, brownies, ice cream, and catering options, all of which qualify for their cookie DOUGH loyalty program. Insomnia Cookies was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in New York City, USA..
Smalls is a direct-to-consumer pet food company that produces human-grade and fresh food for cats. The company’s cat food is prepared with human-grade ingredients and offers customized kits as per the cat’s nutrition needs, enabling pet owners to get healthy and fresh food directly at their doorstep.
It offers variants such as chicken and beef; freeze-dried chicken, and turkey and duck. In 2017, co-founders and best friends Matt Michaelson and Calvin headquartered the company in New York, New York..
Freshly delivers gourmet ready-made meals, prepared and delivered at the door. It is dedicated to making healthy eating and achieving health and fitness goals easier than ever.
They simply want to improve life by delivering fresh, healthy, and delicious meals to the doorstep. Freshly makes this possible and easier than ever by offering high-quality, professionally-prepared meals, based on the paleo principles.
The experienced chefs at Freshly utilize locally-sourced and all-natural ingredients to create fresh, gourmet ready-made meals designed to optimize health. Each meal is carefully curated with all-natural ingredients that are high in protein, low in carbs and free of gluten, added sugar, artificial sweeteners, and hormones.
It was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in New York, New York.. .
CookUnity is a personalized meal subscription service for busy people who want to eat healthily but are overwhelmed by what that takes. By making it easy and flavorful, it helps them build better-eating habits without making any sacrifices.
The company was founded in 2015 and is based in New York.. .
Sharebite is a food ordering platform built exclusively for companies. The company’s platform enables users to place their pickup or delivery order at the restaurant of their choice while supporting a cause they are truly passionate about all at no additional cost.
Founded by Ahsen Saber, Dilip Rao, and Mohsin Memon, Sharebite is headquartered in New York.. .
Kettlebell Kitchen was started with humble beginnings by Joe Lopez Gallego, Greg Grossman, and Andy Lopez-Gallego, who wanted to solve a problem for Gym-Goers everywhere — getting the right nutrition to support their goals and supplement their busy lives. The 3 set off on creating a unique Meal Plan company delivering to Gyms and Fitness Centers in the New York Area.
Shy of 5 Years later, Kettlebell Kitchen delivers Tens of Thousands of Healthy, Customized Meals and Meal Plans Nationally each week. In today’s world convenience is everything, and Kettlebell Kitchen is here to simplify the struggle people have with sourcing food to support their goals—whether weight loss, muscle gain, or sports performance.
Kettlebell Kitchen’s mission is to functionally enhance the human body and change people’s lives through food, while helping Feed The Champion in You.. .
WoodSpoon is a food delivery service that offers on-demand, crafted foods made by home chefs and delivered to the diner. It brings back the taste of home by building a community of local cooks and empowering them to share their food with diners who are missing the feeling of home.
WoodSpoon provides a holistic experience from searching for a meal to packaging, payments, delivery, ranking, and even free insurance coverage. Founded in 2019 and is based in New York, USA..
Good Uncle offers an application that enables college students to find and order food. Good Uncle offers delivery services to its customers’ college.
It prepares food according to recipes collected from restaurants. Good Uncle was founded by Matt Doumar and Wiley Cerilli in November 2015..
Zevv is a mobile app that enables food brands and entrepreneurs to improve food access for all. They’re teaming up with restaurants, brands, and entrepreneurs to deliver better food, better work, and better earnings to all — infusing the culinary experience with joy for everyone at the table.
Building stronger, healthier communities starts with committing to a better future for food — they’re just providing the vehicles to get there. It was founded in 2019 and is based in New York, United States..
Zipster develops and operates an online food delivery platform. The company provides curated foods prepared by top chefs through its web-based platform.
it is responsible for procurement, kitchen production, e-commerce, and logistics operations of the entire food delivery process. Zipster was founded by Charlie Yi in 2014 and is headquartered in New York..
FoodByUs offers an online platform that enables its users to find, buy, and sell a range of food, including doughnuts, cupcakes, pies, and more. FoodByUs enables local food sellers to promote their products.
FoodByUs was founded in 2016 and is based in Sydney, Australia.. .
Ando is the exciting new delivery-only restaurant from Momofuku + David Chang & Expa, serving a menu of Asian-inspired food & rotating specials, all of which has been designed for delivery. Ando is rethinking restaurants in a world dominated by mobile technology.
We believe that great food and great delivery are not mutually exclusive, and we aim to bring them together through a suite of world-class products. We’re a team of chefs, entrepreneurs, developers, and artists, all passionate about using technology to push the culinary world to a new frontier..
Georgie & Tom’s
Georgie & Tom’s is a food and beverage company that prepares small-batch, handcrafted meals, delivered fresh, directly to customers’ homes. The company also offers paleo, Mediterranean, gluten-free, low carb, and vegetarian meals across tacos, chicken, beans, steak, and mushroom recipes among other options which are prepared a day before the actual delivery, enabling individuals to avail fresh food and increase convenience.
Founded in 2020 by Tom Allchurch, Georgina Wood, and Gerald Lydiate and is based in New York, NY, USA.. .
Umi Kitchen offers an application that enables its users to order homemade food from local chefs. The meals are delivered with reheating instructions and an ingredient list.
Umi Kitchen enables its customers to rate and review services of the chefs. The company provides chefs with marketing, packaging, and delivery services.
Umi Kitchen was founded by Khalil Tawil, Derek Gottfrid, and Hallie Meyer in March 2015. It is based in New York..
Gebni is a software company offering real time demand-adjusted menu prices for restaurants’ online takeout and delivery to boost sales, improve margins and maximize throughput. Our users enjoy the unique benefit of always paying the best prices for their meals and saving up on almost every order.
Gebni is on a mission to make real time yield management for the every day economy mainstream starting with restaurant food.. .
Eat Offbeat is flipping the table on the narrative around refugees and immigration by introducing New Yorkers to new and off-the-beaten-path cuisines. All dishes are conceived, prepared, and delivered by refugees who now call New York City home.
We cater office lunches, happy hours, private parties, seated receptions, and large conferences. Eat Offbeat launched late 2015 and has since fed over 100,000 adventurous New Yorkers.
It has been dubbed “the most groundbreaking catering in NYC” by Edible Manhattan.. .
delivery.com empowers the neighborhood economy by enabling customers to order online from their favorite local restaurants, grocery stores, wine and spirits shops, and laundry and dry cleaning providers. Every day more than one million delivery.com customers explore their communities and order from more than 10,000 local businesses while at home, at work, or on the go.
With headquarters in New York and a growing presence throughout the U.S., delivery.com makes e-commerce an integral part of local daily life, helping customers shop, businesses grow, and neighborhoods thrive.. .
My Cuistot has been funded in Paris, France in 2015. Since they are cooking and delivering chef-cooked, healthy meals in France and for 2 months in New York City, Los Angeles, Washington D.C, San Francisco and London.
When you subscribe the healthy meal delivery service, you get assigned a professional and independent chef near you who is going to cook your food in small batch, ensuring a 100% homemade food quality. The meals are then delivered once a week, the same day between 7PM and 9PM straight to your door.
You can follow a weight loss diet all our healthy diet meals will be low carb and low fat to ensure you to lose weight efficiently and in a healthy way, with all the proteins, lipids and vitamins you need! You can choose a 100% customizable plan, meals being cooked individually just for you, following all your guidelines. You can then precise organic food, gluten-free food and all information that seems important and relevant for you.
If you don’t eat pro, our just kosher food, this custom plan is made for you and still not expensive at all. Goal of the company is to remove the daily pain of menu planning, shopping, cooking, cleaning that you usually do jut for yourself or for two people.
This time spent is mutualized with all your neighbors through a chef next to you. My Cuistot do the meal proposition depending on the season and create the recipes once for all, for all its clients.
Chef does the shopping, cooing and cleaning once a day for all its customers with almost 100 servings per day. Nowadays pressure under women to make sure the all family is eating healthy is so loud that some active women, with a demanding job, go under burnout.
Food.com, the third largest food site on the web, is an active social network of home cooks who connect and share recipes, photos, cooking tips and food trends in real time. Formerly known as Recipezaar, and originally as Cookpoint briefly before that, Food.com was created in 1999 outside of Seattle, Washington by two ex-Microsoft technologists.
What started as an idea to connect home cooks from all over the world has grown into a daily cooking community, featuring 500,000+ user-generated recipes, 125,000+ photos and millions of reviews.. .
GoReadyMade makes dinner easy with fresh, delicious, ready-made meals delivered to your doorstep each week. Our dishes are made from locally sourced ingredients, individually packaged, delivered chilled, and ready to eat in minutes.
Skip the stress, keep the fresh, GoReadyMade.. .
MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION FOR AVACADO-BASED PRODUCTS – AVOCADO OIL, SNACK, HONEY WITH AVOCADO, AVACADO PURE, FRESH AVOCADO AND OTHER HEALTHY PRODUCTS. DIRECT DELIVERIES FROM MANUFACTURERS FROM AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND.
PRODUCT PRICES 30 – 35 PERCENT BELOW THAN IN TRADITIONAL SHOPS AND RETAIL CHAINS.. .
Indian food has always been popular – but the process of cooking it, rather daunting. Saffron Fix’s goal is to demystify Indian flavors and make it easy for everyone.
Their chef-designed recipes will teach and inspire you to cook Indian dishes like a pro, and their pre-chopped ingredients will help you do it in half the time.. .
Delivery.com Hong Kong
delivery.com empowers the neighbourhood economy by enabling customers to order online from nearly 200 local merchants. Whether at home or at work, customers can easily discover and enjoy a wide range of high quality artisanal businesses.
These include an extended selection of restaurants and the most comprehensive online menu of wine and spirits in Hong Kong. Customers can order as an individual or as part of a group, and can even send orders as gifts to friends and family.
delivery.com makes e-commerce an integral part of local daily life, helping customers shop, businesses grow, and neighbourhoods thrive. Open daily from 10 a.m.
-10 p.m. servicing Hong Kong Island and parts of Kowloon..
Upicnic is a technology-driven food services company that provides its clients with everything they need for a better picnic experience in Central Park, N.Y.C. Its picnic package includes food made from organic and locally grown ingredients, lawn games, blankets, pet-friendly supplies, and everything else from sunscreen and bug spray to speakers and battery packs.
Upicnic was founded in 2015 by Alp Behar and Marta Antonelli. It is based in New York, New York..
Are you tired of looking for a snack and only finding vacant calories? Its time for the snack landscape to change. We need a snack food that can support our busy day.
That is the reason for KiiNOA. Inspired by travel and created from the best ingredients possible.
KiiNOA is made from nutrient rich quinoa with 3-5 grams of protein per bag. We pop it so you get a crunchy treat that is light and flavorful.
Its time to stop eating disappointing fried, nutrition-less snacks and start fueling your next adventure.. .
Miyabi Sushi Japanese Restaurant
Miyabi Sushi Japanese Restaurant offers delicious dining, takeout and delivery to New York, NY. Miyabi Sushi Japanese Restaurant is a cornerstone in the New York community and has been recognized for its outstanding Sushi cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff.
They Sushi restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.. .
They believe that the best meals are shared, and there are few things more heartwarming and intimate than a meal spent at home. By taking the stress out of planning, shopping, and prepping an intricate or exotic meal, they encourage people to entertain more often and to try new fare – Feastive urges home cooks to prepare dishes outside of their comfort zone.
All of their meals are made to be enjoyed as a group, as their founding values embrace that sense of discovery that comes with sharing food and new dining experiences. Hosting doesn’t need to be a hassle; Feastive is ringing in the new age of dinner parties..
This article was written by Benjamin Friedberg from Toast Fried. The editor for this article was Tess Page. If your company is featured in this article and you want to have amendments made please contact us on: [email protected].
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