Main Street Strong

We’re committed to helping our small business partners become stronger, more independent operators. Main Street Strong includes a series of initiatives developed in collaboration with industry leaders to help restaurants grow their business.

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Impact to Date


Since March 2020, DoorDash relief programs have saved restaurants more than $120M.


Restaurants have received $11M in small business grants from DoorDash to help them recover and succeed amidst COVID-19 related challenges.


The odds of staying in business are 8x better for restaurants on DoorDash compared to all U.S. restaurants.

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.

Main Street Strong Conference

In partnership with the National Restaurant Association, the Main Street Strong Conference returned October 13-14 featuring an insight-filled agenda, leaders from across the restaurant industry, and of course, unique and unparalleled networking opportunities.

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A Seat at The Table

Ensuring restaurant owners are heard.

Chief Restaurant Advisor

Chief Restaurant Advisor

Stephanie Izard, Chef and Owner of Girl and the Goat, serves as our first-ever Chief Restaurant Advisor. Her role is to bring the voice of local restaurants to DoorDash leadership to help enact meaningful change.

Restaurant Advisory Council

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.