Biography

Joe Guszkowski

Senior Editor

 Contact Joe

Joe Guszkowski is a senior editor with Restaurant Business covering technology. When he’s not busy writing about QR codes and burger-flipping robots, he can probably be found reading, watching basketball or hanging out with his cat. He lives in Chicago.

Articles by
Joe Guszkowski

Page 1
Technology

DoorDash lays off 1,200 workers to rein in expenses

Revenue at the delivery company has not kept up with costs coming out of the pandemic, CEO Tony Xu said Wednesday.

Labor

Federal proposal could reclassify grocery gig workers as employees

The Department of Labor floated new criteria that narrows the definition of independent contractor. It could threaten the business model of grocery delivery companies that classify drivers as contractors.

The agency said it would act to protect gig workers for services like DoorDash and Uber, including investigating wage fixing and other illegal practices.

A fresh $100 million from a group of strategic partners is expected to fuel the ghost kitchen provider's growth with the grocery retailer.

The ghost kitchen provider will use the investment to add locations and expand the use of its technology, accelerating its rapid growth over the past year.

In the latest move in the battle for delivery dominance, Amazon and Grubhub announced a new partnership that could see Amazon take up to a 15% stake in Grubhub.