About Us

At Yum we pride ourselves on efficiency, variety and customer service.

Yum is the premiere online delivery service for ordering from Nairobi’s best restaurants and grocery stores. Browse through our diverse range of menus and when you order online from your favourite places they are always saved for easy and faster reordering.

Yum launched in the summer of 2012 with the aim of making it simple and easy for anyone to order food straight to their door. We now work with over 250 restaurants and over 10,000 customers in Nairobi and we just launched in Kampala, Uganda. Yum stands out in the industry on efficiency, variety, and customer service.


Scott Holley

At a local favorite restaurant in Watamu, Kenya 2013 after a great day of kite boarding on the shores of the Indian Ocean

Scott brings over 12 years of restaurant ownership experience to Yum. Scott was an owner and operator of some of California's highest ranking restaurants ranging from an Italian Caffe, an Italian Trattoria, a San Francisco Coastal Seafood Restaurant to an Asian-Fusion Restaurant and Wine Bar. Scott brings extensive restaurant operations, management and customer relationship experience to Yum.

Scott views Yum not only as the highest quality restaurant delivery service in Nairobi but also as a trusted partner to our customers to recommend the best restaurants and their best dishes.

Jake Goldberg

Out in the field in Bungoma, Kenya 2012

Co-Founder, Financial Advisor and Board Member. Jake’s full time job since 2010 has been CFO of One Acre Fund, a social enterprise that has grown during that time from 12,500 clients in 2 countries in East Africa to over 300,000 clients across 6 countries, growing from $4 million a year in revenue to over $50 million a year.

Jake graduated from University of Virginia's School of Engineering in 2005 with a BS in Systems and Information Engineering. After three years as a Systems and Finance Associate at the Nonprofit Finance Fund, he went to Columbia Business School; graduated in 2010 and has lived and work in Kenya and East Africa for over 5 years.


Michael Hudson

Kayaking on Nile 2010

Michael co-founded Yum in 2012 and has been active in his role as board member since then. In addition to serving on Yum’s board, Michael has been working for One Acre Fund, a social enterprise in Kenya since 2010. Michael works in One Acre Fund’s New Country Expansion Department, which researches and establishes business units in new markets. In three years, this department has established 4 programs in new markets; Malawi, Uganda, Zambia, and Myanmar.

Previously Michael established One Acre Fund’s Product Development Department, which designed and tested new products to sell and distribute through One Acre Fund’s network. Michael built a team of 30 people and managed a budget of $3 million per year.