The country's online based market giant Evaly has now come up with food delivery service for the people living in the capital city to let them taste restaurant food staying at home.
The Evaly Food Express Shop which has been named 'e-Food' will deliver food items of reputed restaurants to the customers' doorsteps.
All of this will happen in a minimum of 30 minutes to a maximum of one hour time span.
Evaly officially launched the e-food service on Tuesday, said a media statement.
Through this service, food lovers can order their favourite items from more than 70 restaurants including, Secret Recipes, Tarka, and more than 35 premium restaurants of Chef's Table.
Initially, customers of Uttara, Gulshan and Dhanmondi areas in the capital will avail of this food delivery service.
However, plans are afoot to bring the entire Dhaka city under the service within the next one week, said Evaly.com.bd, the country's one of top online-based marketplaces.
In this regard, Evaly recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with well-known and popular restaurants such as Secret Recipes, Chef's Table, and Tarka to launch their food delivery service.
KSM Mohith-ul-Bari, head of business, Pepperoni Limited, the franchisee of Secret Recipe in Bangladesh, signed the MoU with Evaly on behalf of the later. JM Taslim Kabir, head of marketing at Fair Group was present on the occasion.
Mortuza Zaman, chief executive officer at Unimart Group, the owning company of Chef's Table, signed the agreement. Sharfuddin Rashid Akter, general manager of Unimart was present there.
On the other hand, Ashfaq Rahman Asif, the owner of Tarka, signed the contract on behalf of the company.
Mohammad Rasel, managing director and chief executive officer of Evaly, signed the agreement on behalf of the marketplace with the companies.
Sirajul Islam Rana, head of business at Evaly and Mushtahidul Islam Badhan, head of e-Food were present during the signing ceremonies.
Commenting on the issue, Mohammad Rassel said, "In this difficult situation, Evaly is working with different partners to make online based services attractive to customers.
"The e-Food is our newest venture. We want city dwellers to be able to enjoy the taste of restaurant foods staying at home safely. This is because, customers will be provided with hands-free food in compliance with all the necessary hygiene rules and health safety issues."
"If you order from 12 noon to 5 pm every day, the food will be delivered from the restaurant within 30 minutes to one hour depending on the location of the customer and category of the ordered food. Conditional delivery charge is completely free if you order the prescribed amount of food," the Evaly chief further said.
Food can also be ordered with cashback balance from Evaly. But if customers make a new payment through Bkash, they will be given a 20% cashback, the media statement read.