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Several UK Michelin-Starred And High-End Eateries Begin Home Delivery Services

Published on Mar 27 2020 12:12 PM in Restaurant tagged: Michelin / Supper

Several UK Michelin-Starred And High-End Eateries Begin Home Delivery Services

Several Michelin-starred restaurants and other high-end eateries in the UK have started offering stripped-down versions of their menus for delivery as a result of the COVID-19 crisis.

Supper, a delivery service that specialises in upmarket London restaurants, has been contacted by over 100 businesses, while other upmarket restaurant businesses have established their own takeaway initiatives in a bid to maintain revenues while they are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to The Financial Times, Supper said that it has added at least 2,000 customers since March 20 and is currently processing over 200 orders daily.

Supper reportedly has a waiting list of approximately 40 restaurants at present.

Unlikely To Last

However, Peel Hunt analyst Charles Hull said that the upscale delivery trend is unlikely to last.

The Financial Times quotes Hull as saying, "I can see people doing it as a real treat to cheer them up in these times, but can I see anyone doing it when life goes back to normal? I can't see why you would."

© 2020 Hospitality Ireland – your source for the latest industry news. Article by Dave Simpson. Click subscribe to sign up for the Hospitality Ireland print edition.

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