Black-owned food delivery service is coming to ATL

    The owner of the Black-owned food delivery service got his inspiration after working for Postmates.

    Founder David Cabello (via Instagram)

    The first delivery service that delivers food from exclusively Black-owned restaurants, has made its way to Atlanta.

    Black and Mobile, based in Philadelphia, is slated to launch in Atlanta, Georgia. The launch was planned for this week, but there has been a minor delay.

    The company was founded in 2017 by David Cabello, 25. Cabello’s inspiration for Black and Mobile came to him after he worked for other delivery companies.

    Cabello dropped out of college, where he was working towards a business degree. His company has grown rapidly after successfully launching last year, Eater reported.

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    β€œI was going to college for business. After dropping out in 2016, I was delivering food for services like Postmates and Caviar,” Cabello said. “One day, I made $1,100 in about 30 hours delivering food on a bike and wondered how much money I could make if I owned my own company.”

    If the company’s Atlanta operations are successful, Cabello, and twin brother Aaron, plan to expand to the West Coast. Black and Mobile launched in Detroit earlier this year.

    β€œI went home and researched how to start my own delivery business because what I really wanted to do was help Black-owned restaurants and businesses in my community,” said Cabello.

    WadadaTastebuddz ATLD Cafe and CateringFin and Feathers, and Fireside Jamaican Restaurant are some of the major Atlanta eateries that Black and Mobile established partnerships with, according to Eater.

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    Cabello expressed his desire to work with Slutty Vegan and Bankhead Seafood, two Black-owned Atlanta area restaurants.

    Black and Mobile delivery is prepared to take Atlanta by storm.

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