In response to rising demand for food delivery, Little Caesars, the world’s third-largest pizza chain, has partnered with DoorDash to deliver its pies from 3,600 stores in the U.S. and Canada starting Monday, January 6.
The partnership will offer delivery for Little Caesars’ full menu, with no minimum purchases required for deals or discounts, David Scrivano, president and CEO of Little Caesars, said in a press statement. “We’ve seen such expensive and complex pricings throughout the pizza industry, and we think it’s crazy,” he said. “Some chains require a minimum purchase to get their deals, or the discount pricing is only available on carryout orders. We’re excited to bring much-needed affordability to delivered pizza.”
Customers can place delivery orders through Little Caesars’ website and its mobile app. DoorDash will fulfill the delivery orders, but Little Caesars will not be listed as a participating chain on DoorDash’s platform.
DoorDash drivers will pick up delivery orders using Little Caesars’ Pizza Portal section, and customers will be able to track their order via GPS on the app.
DoorDash will cover about 90% of Little Caesars’ operations in the U.S. and Canada.
With the new partnership between Little Caesars and DoorDash, Domino’s remains the only one of the Big 5 pizza chains that continues to offer its own in-house delivery exclusively. Competitors like Pizza Hut and Papa John’s already offer delivery through third-party aggregators like DoorDash and GrubHub.