Here are some of the news stories trending this week on NRN.com.
Pizza Hut has launched the Hut Lane: a dedicated digital pickup window at 1,500+ locations around the country, with more on the way. The feature allows customers to place orders through the Pizza Hut website, app, or over the phone and drive up through the dedicated pickup lane to grab their order at the window.
In a lawsuit filed with the New York State Supreme Court, third-party delivery giant DoorDash has accused b2b software company Olo of fraudulently charging them higher fees than their competitors. The lawsuit claims that the fees are in breach of their 2017 contract with DoorDash’s Rails and Dispatch platform, which allegedly says that the fees on their orders would never be higher than those charged to competitor delivery platforms.
As COVID-19 recovery continues and dining rooms head back to normal capacities, restaurants are ramping up hiring. Multiple chains, including regional McDonald’s restaurants and Sonic Drive-In, have announced hiring drives over the past month in response to growing demand at this point in the pandemic.
In March, restaurants and bars gained 176,000 jobs, down from February’s increased pace of 309,000 jobs.
To check out what else happened this past week, click through the gallery to see what was trending on Nation's Restaurant News.