OpenTable is an online restaurant-reservation service company founded by Chuck Templeton in 2 July 1998 and is based in San Francisco, California. In 1999, the website began operations serving a limited selection of restaurants in San Francisco. It has since expanded to cover more than 30,000 restaurants in most U.S. states as well as in several major international cities. Reservations can be made online through its website. On June 13, 2014 the company announced it had agreed to terms with The Priceline Group to be acquired in an all-cash deal for $2.6 billion. The companys home market consists of the United States, however, it has expanded in recent years to include markets including Canada, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico and the United Kingdom. Reservations are free to end users; the company charges restaurants monthly and per-reservation fees for their use of the system. According to the company, it provides online reservations for about 31,000 restaurants around the world and seats about 15 million diners a month.