DETROIT, June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- foodjunky.com, a tech start-up that specializes in group online food ordering for corporate clients, has signed an agreement to integrate with Yelp Platform. This will power online food ordering and delivery directly from the Yelp pages of foodjunky restaurants and will bring thousands of new, commerce-enabled restaurants to Yelp.
"We are very excited about our new partnership with Yelp and look forward to increasing awareness on the benefits of online food ordering," said Travis Johnson, CEO of foodjunky.com, "This pairing will not only provide consumers across the nation with reviews of restaurants, but also the ability to order directly from the Yelp mobile app and website."
The partnership launches in the coming weeks, at which time foodjunky.com will provide easy online ordering through the Yelp website and app, directly from business pages.
"Partnering with foodjunky.com allows Yelp to expand food order and delivery options for restaurants, one of our most popular categories for transactions on Yelp," said Chad Richard, SVP of Business & Corporate Development for Yelp, "Their service will enable even more restaurants on Yelp to offer pickup and delivery via Yelp."
About foodjunky.com: A Detroit-based tech start-up founded in 2011 that provides a centralized online ordering portal to more than 7,000 restaurants, spanning across 29 states and 250 metropolitan markets. foodjunky.com is the fastest growing food start-up in the country, adding more than 1,000 new restaurants a month to their website. foodjunky.com is the only restaurant friendly online ordering service. In lieu of not charging the restaurants, foodjunky.com has a small convenience charge for a much higher level of service. For more information go to www.foodjunky.com
About Yelp: Yelp Inc. connects people with great local businesses. Yelp was founded in San Francisco in July 2004. Since then, Yelp communities have taken root in major metros across 32 countries. By the end of Q1 2016, Yelpers had written approximately 102 million rich, local reviews, making Yelp the leading local guide for real word-of-mouth on everything from boutiques and mechanics to restaurants and dentists. Approximately 21 million unique devices* accessed Yelp via the Yelp app, approximately 69 million unique visitors visited Yelp via mobile web** and approximately 77 million unique visitors visited Yelp via desktop*** on a monthly average basis during the Q1 2016. For more information, please visit http://www.yelp.com or send an email to email@example.com.
* Calculated as the number of unique devices accessing the app on a monthly average basis over a given three-month period, according to internal Yelp logs.
** Calculated as the number of "users," as measured by Google Analytics, accessing Yelp via mobile website on a monthly average basis over a given three-month period.
*** Calculated as the number of "users," as measured by Google Analytics, accessing Yelp via desktop computer on an average monthly basis over a given three-month period.