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What is Restaurant.com?

Restaurant.com is the trusted and valued source connecting diners, restaurants, businesses and Communities since 1999. The company offers savings at over 22,000 restaurants nationwide with more than 500,000 certificate options. The Restaurant.com Independent Consultant program offers thousands of self-employment opportunities to individuals that want to earn money while helping Restaurant.com expand to more restaurants, businesses and communities nationwide. Restaurant.com is a pioneer in the restaurant deal space and is headquartered in Arlington Heights, IL.

Independent Consultants earn money by:

Independent Consultants are responsible for reaching out and presenting the Restaurant.com program to decision makers at the restaurant, and getting the managements authority to be featured on Restaurant.com. If the IC is unable to get the restaurant to agree to the program, they can submit a restaurant referral to Restaurant.com to finalize the sale process.

How do Independent Consultants get paid?

There are two different ways to earn money as an Independent Consultant. If you complete the signup process with the restaurant, and get them to authorize the Restaurant.com program you can earn $150 or simply send us a restaurant referral (with required information), and earn $35. Independent Consultants will receive their commission on a bi-weekly basis, on the 15th and 30th of every month. Restaurant.com encourages Independent Consultants to sign up for ACH in order to receive their payments via direct deposit. A check also can be issued and mailed with a $3 shipping and handling fee applied.

How are payments structured?

On the 15th of every month, you will be paid for any business conducted in the last two weeks of the previous month. On the 30th of every month, you will be paid for any business conducted on the first two weeks of that month.

Is there a cost to become an Independent Consultant?

No, there is no cost to become an Independent Consultant.

If someone has already contacted the restaurant I called, what should I do?

If another representative from Restaurant.com has reached out, but has not closed the sale, you may still pursue the restaurant.

Can I use the Restaurant.com logo?

Yes, you are permitted to use the Restaurant.com logo according to the brand guidelines found in the Marketing Guidelines document at sales.restaurant.com.

Can I speak to the media on behalf of Restaurant.com?

Please do not speak to the media on behalf of Restaurant.com. As an Independent Consultant, you represent yourself and your own business, but are not a representative of the Restaurant.com corporate office. If you are contacted by the media, please refer them to consultant@restaurant.com

If I have a question and want to speak to someone at Restaurant.com, who should I contact?

Send an email to consultant@restaurant.com

If a restaurant wants to speak to someone at Restaurant.com, who should they contact?

They can contact out Partner Support team Monday- Friday 9-5 CTS (877) 640-1844 or email Partnersuccess@restaurant.com

What restaurants can I speak to and what businesses are off limits?

Restaurant.com typically works with small independently owned restaurants that are able to make their own marketing decisions. Any corporate restaurants will need approval from their corporate office. Restaurant.com reserves the right to reject any submissions or referrals for any reason.

What qualifies as new restaurant and how can I make sure I get credit?

Any restaurant that is currently not on Restaurant.com is a new restaurant. All restaurants participating in the Restaurant.com program must have an establishment that is open to the general public.

How do I submit/refer a restaurant?
Under the Signup tab, click on submit or refer a restaurant, provide all required fields. All restaurant referrals or submission must be received within 5 days of contact.


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