My favorite local pizza place charges $17 for a large cheese pie and $1.50
Robert Jones
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You hit on basically the toughest challenge in the industry right now. Minimum wage is going up, food costs are going up, and every service from Seamless to Postmates to UberEats to Amazon charges anywhere from 15–30% on every order, effectively leaving the restaurant with a 5% margin, pre-tax. At the same time, they can’t raise prices simply because (again as you mentioned) people can’t afford it — how to strike the balance then between still getting people a quality product at an affordable cost while still ensuring that the folks that take part in making and delivering the food actually get paid? I guess I wouldn’t be writing all this out if I had that answer.

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