CHICAGO—McDonald’s announced Wednesday it will cooperate with UberEATS, Uber’s food delivery service and over 1,000 locations are available to deliver online ordered Big Macs, fries.
This new move, called McDelivery, aims at winning back young customers who are willing to pay for food brought to their doors. According to UberEATS fees, food delivery charge is 5 U.S. dollars.
“Through the ease of the UberEATS app, our customers can enjoy their favorite McDonald’s foods delivered right to them enjoying greater choice, control and personalization than ever before,” McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook said in a press release.
Jason Droege, who heads up UberEverything, said Uber is “thrilled to expand partnership with McDonald’s in the U.S. to bring the ease and reliability of Uber’s technology to deliver customer’s favorite menu items.”
According to McDonald’s statement, McDelivery is available at about 270 restaurants in Chicago, 300 in Los Angeles, 144 in Phoenix and 59 in Columbus, Ohio.
McDonald’s started testing delivery in several Florida cities in January, and customers have been pleased with the quality of food and services, according to local media.