MealPal launches lunch pickup service in Seattle, US

4th May 2018 (Last Updated May 8th, 2018 16:19)

Lunch subscription start-up MealPal has expanded its footprint with the launch of meal delivery services in Seattle, US.

MealPal launches lunch pickup service in Seattle, US
A workday lunch delivery service. Credit: G Witteveen.

Lunch subscription start-up MealPal has expanded its footprint with the launch of meal delivery services in Seattle, US.

As part of the service, the company is offering $6 lunch from various restaurants including Din Tai Fung, Evergreens Salad, Pike Place Chowder, Pokeworks, 206 Burgers, Pasta Casalinga, and Kigo Kitchen.

The online market is offering two different subscriptions for lunch including a 20-meal plan for $5.59 per meal and a 12-meal plan for $5.99 per meal.

Restaurants will display one dish per day from their menu to subscribed members on MealPal website or mobile app. Customers can filter meals by cuisine and ingredients while choosing to order from restaurants near them.

MealPal co-founder and CEO Mary Biggins said: “As a rising technology hub with a strong foodie scene, Seattle is a perfect market for MealPal.

“We are excited to connect Seattleites with their favourite restaurants in a new and more affordable way. Seattle has the potential to bring the best food offerings yet to our members.”

The company also provides customers a chance to pre-order meals the night before or during morning and schedule a delivery time.

In addition, the company has launched an office-driven social feature, WorkPals, to allow customers to know what their co-workers are reserving.

Using WorkPals, employees can also coordinate their lunch pickups with their colleagues.

Established in 2016, MealPal currently offering services in 14 markets globally including New York, Washington DC, San Francisco, London, Sydney, Paris, and Toronto.