OrderUp’s “Bring Home the Bacon” campaign will give away $1,500 to kick off new market
Iowa City, Iowa, (October 8, 2014) -- OrderUp, an online food ordering platform and app for local markets, today announced its October 15 launch in its newest hometown, Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa City residents will now have access to the city's best restaurants, including Which Wich, Hamburg Inn, and Bluebird Diner, through OrderUp's restaurant partnerships and fleet of drivers.
OrderUp will also give away $1,500 between October 15-19 via its “Bring Home the Bacon” giveaway, where piggy banks stuffed with cash will be hidden around the University of Iowa and the pedestrian mall. Follow @orderup_IC and #baconbank on Twitter and Instagram for clues.
OrderUp Iowa City currently works with 30 restaurants for delivery or takeout and is growing rapidly. With OrderUp's website or mobile app, users place and manage orders and then select pickup or delivery. Delivery is available for University of Iowa students, faculty, and staff and the surrounding area.
“As a 17-year resident of Iowa City, I’m excited to bring this service to our town,” said Adam Weeks, general manager of OrderUp Iowa City. “I love being part of an organization that is dedicated to bringing better dining options to our hometown.”
"OrderUp brings a complete food delivery experience to Iowa City from all of your favorite restaurants, including those that you didn’t think could be delivered," said Chris Jeffery, CEO and co-founder of OrderUp. “Iowa City residents told us that they wanted more delivery options, so we’re bringing those to them. We’re also excited to bring incremental revenue to the restaurants."
About OrderUp, Inc.
OrderUp is an online and mobile ordering marketplace focused on delivering from all of the restaurants that customers actually want. With feet on the street in over 36 towns, OrderUp provides easy access to great food from locals’ favorite restaurants. Headquartered in Baltimore, MD, OrderUp has a dual-distribution model, with some locations owned and operated by the company, and others franchised. Visit orderup.com to learn more.