Providing on-demand, human-powered meal delivery at major airports is a niche category of food on demand that’s heating up, with New York-based AtYourGate joining Grab in bringing meals directly to both weary travelers and airport employees. The goal, says CEO and founder P.J. Mastracchio, is to reduce the time everyone spends in slow-moving lines between flights or over lunch breaks.
“A lot of those things change the dynamic in the airport,” he said of taking employees out of the queue and also bringing meals directly to travelers at their gates. “We see the pressure on the front of the house diminish