June 25, 2019

Taste of Chicago Presenting Sponsor DoorDash $0 Delivery for Taste Eats

Mary May    mary.may@cityofchicago.org, 312.744.0576

Christine Carrino    christine.carrino@cityofchicago.org, 312.744.0573


What:            Get a sneak peek of Taste eats with $0 delivery fees* from select Taste of Chicago eateries that are DoorDash partners

When:            June 24–July 8


Where:         Customers can gain $0 delivery fees* on orders from the Taste of Chicago carousel within the DoorDash platform at www.DoorDash.com or in app for Android or iOS.


DoorDash, the largest and fastest-growing on-demand destination for door-to-door delivery in more than 4,000 cities in the United States and Canada, today announced a consumer promotion to celebrate its Taste of Chicago pop-up experience coined “Camp DoorDash.”

To further celebrate the food culture in Chicago and the unveiling of its second-ever large-scale consumer experience, DoorDash will offer $0 delivery fees* on orders from restaurant partners that are also vendors at Taste of Chicago when delivered through DoorDash. This consumer promotion will be active citywide from June 25 through July 8.

Participating Taste of Chicago eateries and DoorDash partners include: Aunty Joy’s Jamaican Kitchen, Ben’s Bar-Be-Cue, BITES Asian Kitchen + Bar, Brazilian Bowl Inc, BUONA Beef, Chicago’s Dog House, Coastline Catering, Dog Haus, Franco’s Ristorante, Jason’s Deli, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, Kitchen 17, Hakka Bakka Indian Kati Rolls, La Cocinita, Lao Sze Chuan, Lawrence’s Fish & Shrimp, The Lifeway Kefir Shop, Luella’s Gospel Bird, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, 90 Miles Cuban Cafe, The Original Rainbow Cone, Pink Taco, Robinson’s No. 1 Ribs, Seafood City Supermarket, Seoul Taco, The Star of Siam, Ukai Japanese Restaurant, Warm Belly Bakery and Wood Fire Counter, .

This announcement comes weeks after Taste of Chicago previously announced its new presenting sponsor is DoorDash and three months after DoorDash’s first pop-up experience titled “Tiny Home” in Austin. DoorDash connects Chicagoans with their favorite stores and restaurants, including many restaurants participating in this year’s Taste of Chicago festival.

*$0 delivery fee promotion terms: Valid only on first-time orders from select merchants on DoorDash. Offer valid through July 8, 2019. Valid only on orders with a minimum subtotal greater than $15. Limit one per person. Other fees (including service fee), taxes and gratuity still apply. All deliveries subject to availability. Must have or create a valid DoorDash account with a valid form of accepted payment on file. Qualifying orders containing alcohol will be charged a $0.01 Delivery Fee. No cash value. Non-transferable. See full terms and conditions at dasherhelp.doordash.com/offer-terms-conditions.

The 39th Annual Taste of Chicago is July 10–14 in Grant Park with hours 11am–9pm, Wednesday–Friday, and 10am–9pm, Saturday and Sunday. For more information on the FREE-admission festival, visit tasteofchicago.us. To plan your trip to Chicago, visit choosechicago.com. Join the conversation on Facebook at Taste of Chicago and follow us on Twitter @TasteofChi and Instagram @ChicagoDCASE (#TasteofChicago).



DoorDash is a technology company that connects customers with their favorite local and national businesses in over 4,000 cities and all 50 states across the United States and Canada. Founded in 2013, DoorDash empowers merchants to grow their businesses by offering on-demand delivery, data-driven insights, and better in-store efficiency, providing delightful experiences from door to door. DoorDash Drive is the last-mile logistics platform that powers direct delivery for any business. By building the last-mile delivery infrastructure for local cities, DoorDash is bringing communities closer, one doorstep at a time. Read more on the DoorDash blog or at doordash.com.


Illinois Restaurant Association

Founded in 1914, the Illinois Restaurant Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting, protecting, educating and improving the restaurant industry in Illinois. The Association manages the food and beverage portion of Taste of Chicago for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. Visit illinoisrestaurants.org and follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) is dedicated to enriching Chicago’s artistic vitality and cultural vibrancy. This includes fostering the development of Chicago’s non-profit arts sector, independent working artists and for-profit arts businesses; providing a framework to guide the City’s future cultural and economic growth, via the 2012 Chicago Cultural Plan; marketing the City’s cultural assets to a worldwide audience; and presenting high-quality, free and affordable cultural programs for residents and visitors.


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