Restaurants today are facing major problems with online food delivery platforms such as high commission charges, unfair search rankings, manipulated ratings and reviews, and one-sided policies. On the other hand, customers are feeling the heat of overpriced food, delayed deliveries, uncertain hygiene standards, poor food quality, and frustrations due to a lack of customer support.
To combat these challenges, launching today in Mumbai is the WAAYU App with its revolutionary SaaS model that is disrupting the food delivery ecosystem with a galaxy of benefits to both customers and restaurants. WAAYU App is developed by passionate serial tech entrepreneurs Mr. Anirudha Kotgire and Mr. Mandar Lande from Destek HORECA, a leading technology company in Pune with strong support from Indian Hotel & Restaurant Association, Mumbai (AHAR) and many leading associations in the industry. At the announcement today in Mumbai, Kotgire & Lande announced that the experienced entrepreneur, hotelier and actor, Suniel Shetty will be the Brand Ambassador for Waayu App.
WAAYU will revolutionize the way food delivery apps operate to bring efficiency in all aspects. It includes:
Liberating Restaurants from Commission Fees: With the removal of commission fees, restaurants can price their dishes more competitively, passing on the savings to consumers. As a result, customers can enjoy their favorite meals without the burden of inflated prices often associated with traditional delivery services.
Enhanced Flexibility and Control: WAAYU App provides restaurants with enhanced flexibility and control of their online ordering business. Restaurants get the money instantly and directly into their own bank account, with Paytm Google Pay, UPI, Net banking, Debit Cards, Credit Cards, or CoD. Restaurants can now deliver with comfort with multiple delivery options to choose from Grab, Dunzo, or own delivery boys.
Seamless Order workflow: With end-to-end technology integration, from Customer to Kitchen, WAAYU App automates the order workflow, making it easy for restaurants to operate and focus just on the food preparation even during rush hours.
Affordable Dining Options for Customers: Customers are benefiting from the best prices on their favorite food with doorstep delivery. Leading 1000+ restaurants from Mumbai have already joined WAAYU App. These include the likes of Mahesh Lunch Home, Bhagat Tarachand, Banana Leaf, Shiv Sagar, Guru Kripa, Kirti Mahal, Persian Darbar, Ladu Samrat, and many more. Customers now have diverse dining options. Customers can directly connect with the restaurants with a dedicated customer support system.
Building Customer Loyalty: This creates a mutually beneficial relationship, where customers have access to a wide range of dining options, and restaurants can build a loyal customer base, leading to repeat orders and positive word-of-mouth.
Ensuring Sustainability for the Industry: WAAYU App, being industries only zero-commission platform, aims to create a sustainable business model in the online food industry. By prioritizing the needs of restaurants WAAYU App is empowering them with the freedom to operate commission-free and with greater control over online business. Customers benefit from increased affordability and diverse dining options, fair and transparent food delivery services.
Suniel Shetty said, “This association with Anirudha and Mandar is almost like a homecoming for me because I’ve been in the restaurant business even before I became an actor. My father’s legacy of managing Udipi restaurants with the highest standards in service, prices and cleanliness lives on in the digital era with an app like WAAYU. The advent of user-friendly apps and tech-enabled driver networks, coupled with changing hospitality and consumer expectations, has unlocked ready-to-eat food delivery as a major category. Food delivery has become a lifeline for the restaurant industry that is fast growing post the pandemic. Moving forward, it is poised to remain a permanent fixture in the dining landscape and it’s with immense pride that I accept being the Brand Ambassador of an app that charges zero commissions in a highly competitive landscape.”
Anirudha Kotgire said, “WAAYU App will transform the online food delivery industry by embracing a commission-free model. This will provide restaurants with greater control over their operations and customers with the best price on their favourite food. As an Entrepreneur, Hotelier and actor, Mr. Suniel Shetty brings an excellent understanding of the food industry and its problems from both restaurateurs’ and customers’ end. With Mr.Suniel Shetty on board, we shall be able to create great value in online the food delivery business and can take WAAYU App in every corner of India”
Mandar Lande said, “We are working with a plan of onboarding 10,000+ restaurants in the next 3 months from Mumbai, Pune, and Suburbs. Our next step is to take WAAYU in both Metro and Non-Metro cities across India. We aim to disrupt the online and dine in food industry with deep technology to provide quality food from popular restaurants at affordable rates. Zero commission model has always been our unique selling proposition and we would continue to do so. ”
If you are a restaurateur register your restaurant on the WAAYU APP now. If you are a customer, download the WAAYU App and start ordering now and the best price is guaranteed.