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Your Contactless Options at Fooda Will Soon Include Mobile Order Ahead

Your lunch experience is about to get even better. Fooda is proud to announce the introduction of mobile ordering via our app. It’s a really convenient way for you to order and pay for your

Fooda Gives Back

Fooda is excited to announce Fooda Gives Back, a new employee-driven initiative focused on deepening our social impact in the markets in which we operate. Fooda employees selected two non-profit organizations to support during our

Working at Fooda

Watch the video above to see why now is the time to join Fooda’s team. Fooda is a Chicago-based technology company that’s expanded to 20+ markets across the country since 2011. We’re hiring for positions

For Our Valued Restaurant Partners: Designing Fooda for Restaurants

Fooda is on a mission to connect people with great food at work. Our network of 2,000+ restaurant partners is fundamental to that goal. In the past, we’ve designed and developed our own internal POS

Fooda Ranked on Entrepreneur’s 2018 Top Company Culture List

Fooda made Entrepreneur’s Top Company Culture list, ranked one of the top 3 Chicago-based companies. A strong culture takes more than just a cool office with delicious food and nice coworkers (although, we do have

Consumer Tipping Point: Initial Building Blocks

This post comes from Eric Ward, a Business Intelligence Analyst for Fooda’s Data Science and Analytics team. He came into the newly-created role to kick off the effort of building out the enterprise reporting environment

Expressive Tests as Documentation (Using RSpec and FactoryBot)

This post was written by Mikee Pourhadi, a Software Engineer at Fooda. Mikee has a lot of strong opinions about testing, and his instincts are right about 15% of the time. He loves food. Fooda

Fooda ranked 8th Fastest-Growing Company in Chicago

Even though it’s Fooda’s second time making the Fast 50 list, we didn’t become the leading provider of freshly-served restaurant food at work overnight. The idea behind Fooda all started a decade ago, when workers

I called an ethernet port “the internet hole” at my first job – now I’m a Product Manager

Kristine Alipio is a Product Manager at Fooda. She dove headfirst into the startup life after graduating from the University of Iowa. You can find her by listening for her laugh, or sneaking a bite

Improving Dependency Injection with View Controllers

Improving Dependency Injection with View Controllers We recently rewrote Fooda’s iOS consumer application from the ground up. Our goals with the rewrite were to increase app stability, testability and team velocity. These goals, along with

Ship and Scale – The Empowering Fooda Tech Stack

Throughout my tenure at Fooda, we have built a rich and dynamic technology team. We’re about 30 people right now and, among other interesting things about our team, we do not have a dedicated DevOps

Austin, we’re here!

Fooda is excited to pop up in Austin, our 14th city in the U.S. and our 3rd in Texas (more Fooda locations than any other state). Austin + Fooda is a perfect pair. You’re a

Blocks in Ruby (Things I Wish I Had Understood Sooner)

Ruby blocks are tricky, but they’re powerful and worth understanding. If you’re teaching yourself, you’re bound to run into a roadblock. Just talk yourself through it… Imagine yourself arriving at an uncomfortable realization: You love

Fooda Rolls into Detroit

Fooda is now in Detroit and its suburbs! It’s 11:30am, you’re sitting at your desk dreaming of samosas, or the perfect pulled pork sandwich. But you’re in a tough spot, because Bombay Wraps and Detroit

Fooda is now Phoenician

Fooda launched in Phoenix! Get excited, because local restaurants like It’s All Greek To Me, Hog Wild Pit BBQ, and Happy Bowls are starting to popup in spaces near you. This is great news, because