Advocacy & Access

We’re committed to helping our small business partners become stronger, more independent operators with access to opportunity, low-interest capital, and more.

Local restaurant owner in kitchen.

A Seat at the Table

Ensuring restaurant owners are heard


Restaurant Advisory Council

Made up of owners and operators of independent restaurants, The Restaurant Advisory Council advises DoorDash on key initiatives and provides critical feedback so we can build deeper partnerships with restaurants.

Chief Restaurant Advisor

Chief Restaurant Advisor

James Beard Foundation Award-winning chef, cookbook author, and restaurant group founder Michael Solomonov brings the voice of local restaurants to DoorDash leadership to help enact meaningful change.

Main St Strong

Entrepreneurship & Access Programs

DoorDash is committed to helping level the playing field for entrepreneurs and increasing access to opportunity for small businesses owned by women, immigrants, and people of color.


Staying true to DoorDash’s mission of empowering local economies, DashRoots elevates the collective voices of Dashers, merchants, and consumers to reach lawmakers who are shaping policies regarding their ability to earn and succeed. 

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Restaurant Disaster Relief Fund

Through the Restaurant Disaster Relief Fund, DoorDash hopes to reduce the financial burden on small businesses following a natural disaster, helping keep their doors open for the long term.