Google will allow its users to order food from their favorite restaurants through the browser and without the need to install an app or visit a website. This thanks to its association with several food delivery companies, as announced by the technology giant on Thursday.
For this purpose, a new function in Google search and in Google Maps call & # 39; Order online & # 39;, which will appear when the user enters the name of a restaurant or type of kitchen that is part of the service. Then just choose the delivery time for an address or pick up a website and the company responsible for the address. Orders can be paid using Google Pay.
The voice assistant for iOS and Android will also allow access to this option only by saying, "Hi, Google, order food for [nombre del restaurante]"According to Delivery.com, one of the integrated companies, they have more than 12,000 affiliated restaurants in their network.
"Help local restaurants thrive"
Postmates, DoorDash, Slice and ChowNow They are also part of this alliance, but the arrival of more important service providers, like Zuppler, is expected. However, other business services like Uber Eats, Deliveroo, Grubhub and Just Eat are not yet on the list of future partners, says The Verge portal.
"ChowNow's mission is to help local restaurants thrive, our platform is designed to help our partners reach more customers and generate even more revenue … This new partnership represents an important opportunity for independent restaurants," says Chris Webb, co-founder and CEO of ChowNow.
At present, the initiative is only available in the United States and India and works in English, clarifies Google technical support.
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