Facebook Inc. wants to be a bigger player in the restaurant game.
The social network has announced a new feature that will let users buy meals on its website through third-party delivery services like DoorDash or directly from a group of restaurants such as Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. and Five Guys.
Facebook has been working on the new product for a year, and carried out tests with restaurants including Papa John’s. It’s part of the tech company’s efforts to boost their presence in the restaurant industry. Amazon.com Inc. recently announced a partnership with Olo, which provides order and pay technology to thousands of U.S. locations. Olo will also be part of the new Facebook feature.
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