“In Coimbatore where we are just a week old, we are managing 50 meals a day,” says Saurav Mukherjee, co-founder of fooddoo app. He says that, whereas there are numerous meals supply apps, what units them aside is the well being issue. “We are moving towards good health. We don’t want our children to eat restaurant food every day.” The cellular and web-based app, presently energetic in Chennai, Coimbatore and Tiruchi, permits clients to order home-cooked meals.
The choices are a lot. From an all vegetarian meal of kootu and poriyal or to a easy easy fish curry and rice, one can choose and select from a menu put up by dwelling cooks on the app. “We call them fooddoo moms. We have 4000 moms registered with us. Of this, 600 are active,” says Saurav. There’s additionally a Jain Meals possibility, meals with much less oil, no garam masala and so forth,” he explains
Saurav touches upon how nuclear households, the place single mothers or each dad and mom are at work, discover it a an enormous problem to cook dinner and eat wholesome meals. Unhealthy consuming habits are an enormous think about way of life sicknesses. “We want to bring about a change in the way food is prepared and delivered.”
The fooddoo workforce picks dwelling makers who take pleasure in cooking. They’ll keep at dwelling and generate earnings by doing one thing they’re good at. Says a fooddoo mother primarily based out of Chennai, “I finish cooking the lunch orders by noon. This suits me, as my child is away at school during those hours. As I take care of my child and manage my home, stepping out to deliver the meals is not an option for me. I get regular orders for my vegetarian meals and breakfast items like wheat dosa, red rice puttu, godhuma upma, rotis and parathas. A delivery executive picks up the prepared meal from home.” The mothers have the choice of switching off the app when they’re unable to take orders.
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- Orders for breakfast, lunch and dinner could be positioned on the cellular app or on the web site. A weekly/month-to-month subscription possibility is obtainable
- Fooddoo will quickly prolong its providers to Erode, Madurai and Pudukottai
- Fooddoo app is obtainable on Android and iOS platform. It additionally takes orders by way of voice name at 9445502121
- The price of a regular meal is ₹100
As soon as a buyer locations an order with a fooddoo mother, the order reaches her dashboard. She then confirms the order and prepares the meals. As soon as the meals is prepared, it’s picked up and the client can observe the standing — from order affirmation to supply. “Our network of delivery boys are trained to check consistency, quantity and quality, and also help with packing. That’s why our tagline reads — moms prepare, friends deliver. We deliver food in biodegradable boxes.”
There’s a seven-step high quality and verification to validate the house cooks and their kitchens, factors out Okay Shanmugasundaram, founding father of Fooddoo.com. including that fooddoo kitchens are FSSAI licensed. “We also make surprise visits to their kitchens.” The tech-driven firm is motivating the mothers additional.
“There is robust technology in place and now we can scale up at will. We are currently delivering 200 meals in Chennai,” says Saurav who reels out the highest sellers. “The vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals, lemon, coconut and tomata rice, rotis and gravies do very nicely. A number of the app customers additionally purchase pageant palakaaram from the mothers.”
The following large plan is to get funding and scale up. “We have the capacity to service 40,000 meals a day. We have sensitised the cooks to make diabetic-friendly food with millets, cater to specific diets such as the paleo, low carb-high fat, high protein and so on. Children who are settled abroad subscribe to us to cater food to their aged parents. ”
One other mother who has been a fooddoo mother for 3 years says she loves experimenting. “Besides South Indian food, I also make teplas now and specialise in moong dal halwa, milk cake (which I learnt from my mother-in-law) and my own recipes like thinai paayasam. As my children are grown-up, I have plenty of time now. I order vegetables and provisions based on requirements. There has been no negative comments so far.” As she speaks the supply government arrives and takes away her lunch order of arachu vitta sambhar, inji rasam, beans paattani poriyal and kalandha kootu.