If you forgot to refuel for your wine party, don’t worry. DoorDash has just announced a major expansion of its alcohol delivery services.
Major users can now have beer, wine and spirits delivered to their doorsteps in 20 states, including Texas, the company said on Monday. It is not yet clear which other states will have this option.
“Over the past year, many cities where we operate have changed their legislation to allow delivery of alcohol to residents’ homes. During this time, we have worked tirelessly to create a trusted alcohol ordering and delivery experience for merchants, customers and Dasher, ”said Caitlin Macnamara, Director of Strategy and Operations. alcohol at DoorDash. “We are committed to providing new revenue opportunities for Merchants and Dashers, a safe and high-quality experience for customers and to be a responsible leader in the delivery of compliant alcohol. “
The addition of alcohol deliveries could increase the average order value of restaurants and grocers by up to 30% and convenience stores by more than 50%, the company said.
Prior to that, the food delivery service made alcohol deliveries for national and local businesses through its white label distribution service, DoorDash Drive. And since May, Texas restaurants could legally sell take-out alcohol on a permanent basis.
DoorDash said it will also add security features including prepayment, identity verification and partnerships with Responsibility.org and SADD – aimed at promoting alcohol responsibility and preventing alcohol consumption. alcohol in minors.
The process of ordering adult drinks at home from the app is fairly straightforward. DoorDash users can switch to the Alcohol tab in the app to browse and order from a selection of drinks at restaurants, grocery stores, local retailers and convenience stores.