Pizza Hut rolling out beer and wine delivery

Pizza Hut rolling out beer and wine delivery

Many Pizza Hut locations are already licensed to serve and distribute beer and wine, which allows Pizza Hut to eliminate any third-party vendor to provide a smoother, faster delivery experience. This week, the national chain announced it will deliver beer and wine with food orders, Fortune reports. That encompasses beers like Budweiser and Shock Top, with this test also including Arizona craft beer Kilt Lifter.

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All options will cost customers a flat $10.99 for the six-pack.

And while it won't be in Florida just yet, the company expects its success to expand the pilot program swiftly in 2018.

The move by Pizza Hut is its latest attempt to increase its sales.

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Owned by Yum! Brand, CNN notes that Pizza Hut is performing worse than the company's other chains, KFC and Taco Bell.

What's new is the delivery. The beer and wine will be delivered in a custom cooler to ensure those six packs are ready to drink. Since then, the company also made plans to hire 14,000 more delivery drivers by the end of the year. Numerous company's restaurants already have the necessary license to serve and distribute booze.

All drivers with beer and wine deliveries on their routes will be at least 21 years old, according to the company.

Nevertheless, the move by Pizza Hut to offer delivery of beer and wine will take a bit of logistical coordination. Customers will be required to show their IDs at the door.