McDonald's® Canada and UberEATS Announce New Delivery Partnership

McDelivery with UberEATS launches in 187 restaurants in three provinces

TORONTO, July 4, 2017 /CNW/ - McDelivery with UberEATS has arrived in Canada and people in select cities can now order McDonald's menu items right to them, when they want it, where they want it from the UberEATS app, thanks to a partnership between McDonald's and UberEATS.  

McDelivery with UberEATS is currently available in 187 restaurants across Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Greater Toronto Area and Edmonton, and will be offered in more than 250 restaurants total, including in Calgary, by end of summer 2017.

By downloading the UberEATS app, guests can enjoy iconic McDonald's favourites like the Big Mac® sandwich, Chicken McNuggets® and World Famous Fries™ with the simple tap of a button – enabling even more convenience and choice. The initiative is the latest innovation for McDonald's, which, along with its franchisees, has been focusing on accelerating growth by evolving the guest experience in restaurants in Canada and around the world.

By end of summer 2017, McDelivery with UberEATS will be available in the following regions:

  • Montreal (31 restaurants)
  • Ottawa (18 restaurants)
  • Toronto & Greater Toronto Area (145 restaurants)
  • Edmonton (43 restaurants)
  • Calgary (20 restaurants)

McDonald's Canada and UberEATS share a commitment and passion for guest experience with a continued investment in new technology and guest convenience. To find out which McDonald's Canadian restaurants are offering delivery on UberEATS please download the UberEATS app and enter your location.

Quotes

"We are excited to offer McDelivery on UberEATS because it gives our guests more choices and convenience to enjoy McDonald's whenever and wherever they want," said Dave Rogers, Senior Vice President, National Operations, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited. "We look forward to learning from this launch as we continue to expand McDelivery into more markets across the country."

"With UberEATS, you can get the food you want, where you want it, delivered at Uber speed. We're thrilled to welcome McDonald's to the UberEATS app to give Canadians easy access to their McDonald's favourites at the tap of a button," said Ian Black, Regional General Manager of UberEATS.  "We know that Canadians frequently search for McDonald's in the UberEATS app, so we're excited to expand our reach and deliver what they've been craving."  

Facts

  • The full menu at participating McDonald's restaurants will be available for delivery with the exception of soft serve cones
  • Guests will pay the same price for menu items as they would at their local restaurants, with UberEATS fees applicable to each order
  • Coupons, mobile offers and promotional offers are excluded from delivery

About McDonald's® Canada

In 1967, Canadians welcomed the first McDonald's restaurant to Richmond, British Columbia. Today, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited has become part of the Canadian fabric, serving close to three million guests every day. Together with our franchisees, we proudly employ nearly 90,000 people from coast-to-coast and approximately 85 per cent of McDonald's 1,400 Canadian restaurants are locally owned and operated by independent entrepreneurs. Of the almost $1 billion we spend on food, more than 85 per cent is purchased from over 100 suppliers in Canada. For more information on McDonald's Canada visit McDonalds.ca.

About UberEATS
UberEATS is Uber's stand-alone meal delivery app that makes getting food as easy as requesting a ride, whether you're at home, the office, or the park. Uber is leveraging its technology and expanding its delivery partner network to deliver food to hungry customers who can track their order, customize their drop off, and use the same account they use to take rides. The UberEATS app, which launched globally in Toronto in 2015, is available in more than 100 cities around the world including Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary and Edmonton.

SOURCE McDonald's Canada

For further information: please contact: Michelle Yao, michelle.yao@ca.mcd.com, 416-446-3634; McDonald's Media Relations Line, media.relations@ca.mcd.com, 1-877-786-3342; Uber Canada Communications: Susie Heath (Ontario), susie@uber.com, 416-721-3660; Jean-Christophe de le Rue (For Alberta and Quebec), jcdlr@uber.com, 613-806-0671


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