Refer and Earn

How it works

  1. Create a link

    Enter your email address and tap the button below to get your own unique referral link.

  2. Share or refer

    Share the link with any restaurants you want to refer or submit the form yourself. The more restaurants, the more opportunities you have to earn.

  3. Get paid

    If a restaurant uses your link to purchase a ChowNow Pro Subscription, you’ll earn a $500 reward after they’ve been live with ChowNow for 30 days. You’ll get an email from PartnerStack to create an account and get paid via PayPal or Stripe.

Frequently asked questions

No. You don’t have to be a ChowNow customer to refer a restaurant and earn rewards.

As many as you’d like. There’s no limit to how many restaurants you can refer.

Almost any type of food-service business can be referred, including:

Full-service restaurants

Quick-service restaurants

Counter-service restaurants

Fast-food restaurants


Corporate-owned restaurants

Cafes and coffee shops

Juice and smoothie concepts

Food halls

Ice cream parlors


Restaurants within hotels or casinos

Stationary food trucks

We want all our partners to benefit from our products and get the most out of their investments. Due to regulations and limitations, we’re unable to work with:

Moving food trucks

Home chefs

Gentlemen’s clubs

  • Cafeterias that require student meal plans or points as payment

    Alcohol or liquor stores that do not serve made-to-order food

  • Referrals can be marked as unqualified if:

    Our sales team is already engaged with the restaurant

    The restaurant is a current customer of ChowNow

    The restaurant canceled their ChowNow subscription within the last six months

    The information submitted on the referral form is inaccurate

    You’ll earn your rewards after the restaurant purchases and uses a ChowNow Pro subscription for 30 days. PartnerStack pays out rewards on the 13th of every month, and payments can be withdrawn through Stripe or PayPal.

    You can see your stats in our referral platform PartnerStack.

    The ChowNow Affiliate Program is designed for local businesses that are actively looking to promote ChowNow on an ongoing basis and will need additional support. If you’re a restaurateur, marketer, consultant, member of a business association, or anyone else who networks with restaurants regularly, the Affiliate Program may be a better fit for you. Sign up here if you’re interested.

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