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CaterCow vs.
DoorDash

Stressed out about your DoorDash team order yet again? Need more restaurant variety? Check us out as an alternative for your office group orders. Whether you provide meals daily or weekly, you can look forward to more menu options and punctual deliveries that consistently arrive on-time.
Browse & Order

Organizing team meals may sound fun, but we know it’s stressful. While DoorDash is a great option at home when you’re ordering for yourself without any meetings scheduled, it’s harder in the office. Everyday, you look through the same search results within the delivery range, only to pick the same 5 restaurants that meet your budget. When you send out the lunch link with an 11am deadline, folks complain about the restaurant, you’ll have to work with last-minute stragglers, and you’ll also have to keep in mind extras for guests. When your order is placed, it can come anytime between 12pm or 2pm (assuming the restaurant doesn’t cancel it), making it very difficult for those with a busy calendar. When the food arrives, you’ll have to sort through each individual item so people get what they ordered. There has to be a better solution!

Why use CaterCow instead of DoorDash?

Number of Options

The best vetted restaurants throughout the city.

Limited restaurants within a 1 to 2-mile radius who can deliver last-minute.

Consistent and Punctual Deliveries

Food delivery arrives punctually at the time you want it to show up.

Lunch delivered sometime between 12 to 2pm.

Reliable Service

Restaurants know ahead of time about your order, so they plan accordingly to deliver just for you.

Got a big order? If the restaurant is too busy, it may get cancelled and you'll have to re-do your group order.

Organized & Labeled Meals

Meals are labeled with each person’s name so people get what they ordered.

Sort through the food to separate who got what.

Good for Your Budget

Reasonably priced meals. If you have a specific budget, we’ll make it work!

A lot of fees on top of the menu upcharges restaurants put on DoorDash.

Plan Ahead

Plan and order delicious meals ahead of time for the entire week.

Make a last-minute decision on what to eat.

Simple Tax-Exemption Setup

If you’re tax exempt, we’ll ask for your ST-119 (or a comparable) form to keep on file and provide you the tax-exempt discounts for all subsequent orders. Email us at support@catercow.com

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Simple Billing / Invoicing Setup

We’ll make billing simple. We'll send you our W-9, and you can pay by check or ACH if you don't have a credit card. We can bill you at the net-30 terms your finance team requires. Email us at support@catercow.com

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Optional Account Manager

If you order frequently, we know how much work it is to plan out meals. If you would like an account manager, we’d be happy to provide one to take care of menu selection and ordering for a variety of dietary needs.

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Customers switch over to CaterCow from DoorDash

We felt the immediate change once we switched from DoorDash to CaterCow as our primary platform for lunch orders. The customer service is outstanding, and they worked closely with me to make sure our lunches stay within budget while also providing a delicious array of diverse cuisines. This was particularly difficult to do with DoorDash, as the price of the meal rarely equated to the price/person upon payment, giving us a small handful of options at the end of the day. The timeliness and accuracy of the order is a luxury you simply don't have when you order with DoorDash, where some lunches would be over an hour late! Overall, a wonderful service, highly recommend.

Meal coordinator / product development engineer

at a medical device startup

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