TOp Foods delivered from Grubhub in 2021
Industry Trends, Serving Solutions & Technology
It’s no surprise that food delivery service soared in 2020 and is predicted to gain new heights throughout this year and beyond. In fact, in August 2021, sales for meal delivery services grew 15% year-over-year, collectively.
While this notable shift to delivery can bring complexity to your operation beyond standard dine-in meal prep, Server offers a complete line of foodservice equipment solutions to help manage these important profit-building, to-go orders.
Grubhub, one of the top third-party delivery resources, recently published their top foods ordered through the first half of 2021 which included plant-based, ethnic dishes and flavorful beverages. With some simple ingredient swaps, you can create signature, craveable menu options consumers will order and enjoy again and again.
Use these top 5 items as inspiration for your menu and discover how Server equipment solutions can easily and safely prep, hold and serve ingredients for patron’s to-go favorites.
- Plant-based sausage wrap (+549%) – Add grilled vegetables, roasted red peppers, and fresh basil pesto to put a Mediterranean twist on this vegetarian favorite.
Keep hot ingredients at the perfect temp all day with our IntelliServ® Warmer. This countertop commercial warmer takes up minimal space and ensures safe warming and holding of ingredients.
- Bubble milk tea (+505%) – Try offering a variety of milk options to appeal to more consumers. Oak, coconut, almond, and Hokkaido milk are tasty alternatives to traditional whole milk.
Whether high or low volume, thick or thin consistency, ambient, cold, or hot applications, we have a pump solution for you. Use our interactive foodservice pump finder to find the right equipment for your operation.
- Birria taco (+500%) – Bone-in short ribs and chuck roast, guajillo peppers, and spices give this popular dish a flavorful boost. Add root vegetables for additional color and taste.
Our single and twin topping warmers maintain food quality and work great for savory toppings. Create signature sauces for your taco orders and keep them warm and ready all day.
- Everything omelet (+454%) – The name says it all – anything goes. Have a variety of ingredients on hand and let patrons build their own customized “everything” omelet.
Have prepped ingredients on hand to easily grab for any “everything” order. Follow our simple step-by-step station creation guide to find a serving station tailored to your needs.
- Strawberry-banana cream smoothie (+430%) – Boost vitamins, protein, and texture with protein powder, yogurt, crunchy granola, chocolate chips, and fresh fruit chunks.
Dispense precise portions for dry foods, candies, cereals, and more while keeping your countertop clean and organized. Use our selection guide to discover the right dry product dispenser for your commercial kitchen.
What other delivery items rounded out the list? Spicy miso tonkotsu ramen, churro waffles, beef empanadas, Nashville hot chicken sandwiches, and Korean barbecue cauliflower wings completed the top 10 foods delivered by Grubhub this year.
Look to Server to simplify operations and add speed, ease, and organization to meal preparation with turnkey serving solutions.