FAQs for Restaurants

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FAQ Restaurants (27)

Our focus is to make online food ordering accessible for everyone, customers and delivery restaurants.

The restaurant owner receives 100% of the turnover. DaFoodio.com adds 7% to the menu sale price. The customer pays 107% for making use of DaFoodio.com service. This excludes delivery fees.

For example a menu sale price is US$ 15.-
DaFoodio.com commission is 7% = US$ 1.05
The customer pays US$ 16.05 excluding delivery fees.

If a restaurant does deliveries then the delivery fees will be added to the total which the customer pays for.  

It depends if you use Paypal.com then its bi-weekly. If Bank transfer is preferred then its every 30 days.

You can start now by sending us your menu, pictures of your menus and business info which will then be featured on DaFoodio free of charge. This is part of our FREE membership option.

We say Yes to: Freshly prepared meals, ice cream, pastries and beverages* from all kind of cuisines

We say NO to: Potato chips, candy, frozen meals, cigarettes, microwave meals, canned food etc.

     *Ask for the conditions.

DaFoodio.com is an online food ordering website where customers can order their favourite food from local restaurants.

  1. Upfront DaFoodio.com promotes local cuisine, meaning soul food from all nationalities living on the island.
  2. Fastfood chains are also welcome to be featured on DaFoodio.com.
  3. Not only can customers order food but also special beverages like locally brewed drinks e.g. mauby, IPA beers and or home brewed beverages and liquors that are commonly known in the Caribbean community that are not sold at common supermarkets and which are uncommon for most online customers to see . This makes it a better online food shopping experience!
  4. The customer can order food and decide to a) pre-order days in advance, b) pickup the order within agreed times frames set by the restaurant, c) or have it delivered home or on the job or where ever the customer is located at that very moment, d) or reserve a table at their favorite restaurant.
  5. Long stay visitors at timeshares and other long stay lodging facilities can pre-order food hampers so that upon arrival their groceries are available and at their disposal.

For small to mediate food vendor business owners DaFoodio.com offers extra services such as:

  1. Grocery shopping services: let us do the most time consuming activity for you. Give us your shopping-list and we’ll make sure it gets done and delivered to your kitchen. This way you can focus on your business.
  2. To connect with local farmers/fishermen that offers island grown vegetables, fruit, herbs, meat, poultry and fish. We are PRO local and bio-organically cultured food.
  3. Extra promotional services e.g. video features with live interviews which are promoted in our news page, throughout the platform and on our social media channels.
  4. Precedence on a reserved spot at the yearly Fine Food Flavors event.  

DaFoodio.com can be a great help for local businesses. It gives the company (restaurants) an opportunity to grow their complementary businesses, by expanding the customers base.  

When adding your business on DaFoodio.com a business account will be created where you can:

Manage your webshop to:

  • display your contact and location details and add pictures.
  • display your food dishes and beverages (menu) also with pictures.
  • display special menu occasions like holiday specials such as Easter, X-Mas etc.
  • mention if you do deliveries or only pickup or both.
  • mention if customers can do pre-orders.
  • mention if customers can reserve a table at your establishment.


At the back-end of your webshop you can:

  • receive orders that also can be connected to your email box, and or smart-device.
  • manage orders by giving preparation statuses which is automatically sent to the customer.
  • see your daily, weekly and monthly earnings.
  • manage your request for a bi-weekly or monthly payout.
  • request for DaFoodio.com Services, e.g. Grocery Shopping Services, DaFoodio Delivery Services etc.
  • and more.

When placing an order customers can decide to :

  1. Pre-order days in advance.
  2. Pickup the order within agreed times frames set by the restaurant.
  3. Have it delivered home or on the job or where ever the customer is located at that very moment.
  4. Reserve a table at a restaurant of their choice.
  5. Pre-order Food Hampers when planning their holidays at timeshares and long-stay lodging facilities so that upon arrival their groceries are available and at their disposal.

To have your restaurant featured on DaFoodio.com at least two of the following requirements you must meet:

  1. Your restaurant supplies freshly prepared meals within 45 – 60 minutes.
  2. Your restaurant offers pickup service.  
  3. Your restaurant offers delivery service.
  4. Your restaurant can take table reservations.
  5. Your restaurant is open throughout the year (excluding all holidays).

If two of the above requirements applies to you, then get in touch with us asap!

As an intermediary between the consumer and delivery restaurant we ensure that online food ordering is open to everyone: both the customer and the delivery restaurant.

Our mission is to provide you with the best food ordering experience and our daily efforts strive to do so. By keeping our platform simple, our customers can order a delicious meal in a few clicks. Our partner restaurants, on the other hand, enjoy the ease of our service while increasing their orders. Additionally, partner restaurants can also benefit of the marketing efforts of DaFoodio.com such as branded merchandise, TV ads, radio spots, press attention, various ads through online channels and precedence on participation at the Fine Food Flavors events.

Basic Membership (free package)

  • Membership Duration365 Days
  • Number of Search Tags 2
  • Promotion via Social Impressions throughout the website and social media channels

Lite Package – $99.- per year

  • Membership Duration 365 Days
  • Featured in “Top Categories Restaurants” front page
  • Number of Search Tags 4
  • Receives Customer Reviews
  • Phone Number is published
  • Promotion via Social Impressions throughout the website and social media channels

Pro Package – $199.- per year

  • Membership Duration 365 Days
  • Featured in “Featured Restaurants” front page
  • Featured in “Top Categories Restaurants” front page
  • Number of Search Tags 6
  • Receives Customer Reviews
  • Can respond to Customer Reviews
  • Phone Number is published
  • Own Business Website Link is published
  • Promotion via Social Impressions throughout the website and social media channels

Creating an account on DaFoodio.com and our Basic Membership package are free. The only fees are applicable when:

  • A restaurant owner chooses one of the annual paid membership packages which are the Lite Package or the Pro Package.   
  • A restaurant owner chooses to make use of DaFoodio.com extra services applicable for small to mediate food vending businesses.  

It is a completely free directory for users (customers). Users just can create an account for free and start ordering food.

For advertisers (restaurants), they can choose one of the three annual membership packages we offer to be featured on DaFoodio.com.

We offer advertisers the following choices:

  • Basic Package (Free)
  • Lite Package @ US$99
  • Pro Package @ US$199

If you deliver your own orders then you can charge your own fees to the customer.

We do pay outs through:

  • Paypal.com – payments are done bi-weekly.  
  • Bank transfer- payments are done every 30 days.

We do pay outs through:

  • Paypal.com – payments are done bi-weekly.  
  • Bank transfer- payments are done every 30 days.

The restaurant owner receives 100% of the menu price. For example if your menu sale price is US$ 15.- then you receive 100% of this turnover which is US$ 15.-  

  1. Customers window shop for that particular cuisine and or dish they feel like eating.
  2. Once a choice of restaurant is established customers view their online menu.
  3. Dishes and or beverages will be picked which automatically are added to their online basket.
  4. The customer decides if they will pickup the order or want it delivered.
  5. The customer pays for their online order and can add that particular restaurant to their list of favourites. DaFoodio collects on behalf of the restaurant.
  6. The order is sent to the restaurant who will prepare the order for pickup or delivery.
  7. Every step of the way the customer is updated of the status of their order until it’s ready for pickup or its delivered.
  8. If the restaurant doesn’t do deliveries DaFoodio can offer this service.
  9. Once delivered the customer can leave a review of their online food ordering experience. Mind you from negative reviews we all can learn to better our services.
  10. After delivery DaFoodio pays the restaurant for their service.  

DaFoodio.com takes pride in having a group of highly skilled staff members that continuously strive to innovate and bring ease into people’s lives.

Steps to add business

Step 1: Click on the website www.dafoodio.com and open it. Or click directly on the following link: http://www.dafoodio.com/register-user-and-add-restaurant/

Step 2: On the upper right-hand side corner you’ll see some options.

Step 3: Out of all the options, click on “Register Restaurant”. Fill out your details, and you are good to go.

Step 4: We will contact you for verification and assist you with setting up your account.

The Restaurant:

  • Can accept orders from online ordering customers or reject if you are out of stock.
  • Build a bigger customer base with those who order food online.
  • Get maximum exposure via DaFoodio.com and via smart-devices!
  • Get their own mini info & menu website via DaFoodio.com.
  • Increase their turnover with a min of 30%!
  • Becomes eligible to make use of DaFoodio’s extra services that can assist with running your restaurant business smoother. Click here for more info on our services.
  • Has precedence on a spot at the yearly Fine Food Flavors event where all restaurants can showcase their products and participate at this Food Contest.

Yes, there’s a verification process for adding a business.

Yes. Briefly explained there are two types of premium listings. When choosing the Lite Package a restaurant gets to be promoted in the “Featured Restaurants” section on our front page and throughout the DaFoodio.com platform and social media channels.

When choosing the Pro Package a restaurant get to be promoted in the “Featured Restaurants” section and in the “Top Categories Restaurants” on our frontpage and throughout the DaFoodio.com platform and social media channels.

We can set up your account for you once you email us your required info. The required info is a picture of your restaurant, your menu, pictures of your menu and your business contact details.  Once your account is created you will be sent your login details and your coach will teach you how to use your account page.

Yes, there’s an option of adding keywords as it’s how the users (customers) will be able to find/search for your restaurant on the website.

No, we apply one restaurant per account.

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