Social Gifting App Grafaty Goes Live in LA

, a social gifting platform that lets users send food & drinks gift certificates to each other, has expanded beyond Seattle and is now available in Los Angeles. The app lets users send specific menu items from select venues to friends via a smartphone app. Recipients can cash in the gift by using their phone at the venue.

The company has formed partnerships with almost 200 restaurant locations in the Seattle and Los Angeles. In Seattle, this includes: Coterie RoomEthan Stowell RestaurantsTom Douglas and Tavern Law. In Los Angeles partners include: The HudsonThe ChurchillJonesBar ToscanaSanta Monica SeafoodSeven GrandMo-Chica,Paiche, and Ford’s Filling Station.

“We have seen some great success bringing the gift of amazing food and drink to Seattleites since launching in beta at the end of last year. It’s time we brought the Gratafy experience to another market,” stated Brian Erke, Gratafy CEO and co-founder.