WINNIPEG — SkipTheDishes has launched its new Do Good Deal offer on the SkipTheDishes network. Piloting at participating restaurants in Winnipeg and Vancouver, this menu add-on allows restaurant owners to offer customers exciting end-of-day discounts on unsold menu items that may have otherwise gone to waste. With more than 50,000 restaurants on the SkipTheDishes network in Canada, the organization can play a major role in helping restaurants and customers reduce their carbon footprint.
As part of the pilot, restaurants will create surprise menu items made with surplus ingredients curated by the restaurant. These menu items will become available during the last two hours of a restaurant’s operating day. On average, menu items will be discounted by 50 per cent or more.
At launch, this offer is available at more than 50 participating restaurants in Winnipeg and Vancouver, with plans for further expansion to additional markets and restaurants.
“Through this launch, we’re proud to help our restaurant partners turn perfectly good surplus food into a delicious (and discounted) surprise dish for customers to enjoy,” says Steve Puchala, senior vice-president, Growth & Restaurant Success, SkipTheDishes. “We’re excited to see our customers try a Do Good Deal to discover new favourite dishes from local restaurants, while helping to save some money and the planet. In fact, for every order placed, customers will help to prevent an estimated 2.5 kg of CO2 emissions going into the environment.”