New Delhi: Contrary to its brand and objective, leading restaurant tech platform Dineout on Monday changed its brand name to encourage users practise responsible social distancing and personal hygiene to combat the spread of COVID-19.
The brand has changed its name across social media platforms to 'Dineout Later. Stay Home Now' and also changed their popularly used hashtag #LetsDineout to #LetsStayHome.
"We stand strong with our restaurant partners who have closed operations temporarily and #LetsStayHome is our collective effort to remind everyone to focus on what matters the most amidst this health emergency - the health and safety of our loved ones and our communities," said Ankit Mehrotra, Co-founder and CEO, Dineout.
Dineout is sharing updates on how their team is working from home.
People may also share their recipe ideas and photos of what they are cooking or eating with the same hashtag to promote healthy and safe eating habits.
"Social gathering is the key to the F&B industry, while social distancing is the key to fighting the widespread of COVID-19 and we're strongly promoting it across all our platforms," said Mehrotra.
With InResto and Torqus restaurant management platforms, Dineout processes more than 40 million diners and $800 million worth of transactions for its partner restaurants across its network of 50,000 restaurants in 20 cities.