The Actual Meals Group, proprietor of Kauai and different meals manufacturers in South Africa, has launched a connoisseur hen burger chain referred to as Free Chicken.
Initially ‘opened’ on the finish of Could, the Actual Meals Group mentioned that it needed to pivot the chain because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Which means that it is going to initially begin buying and selling as a digital model in darkish kitchens round Cape City, Sandton and Pretoria obtainable through UberEats and Mr D.
It added that it plans to open bodily retail places over the approaching months.
“We noticed the hole for a differentiated, premium, free vary crispy hen burger and strips idea earlier within the 12 months, however accelerated our launch plans throughout lockdown and switched to darkish kitchens,” mentioned Dean Kowarski, chief government officer of Actual Meals.
“It’s a high-quality menu, made with clear, healthful elements which are regionally sourced with full traceability.
“The free-range hen comes from the Hemel en Aarde Valley close to Hermanus, the fries are hand-cut day by day, hand-made buns are from Schoon bakery in Stellenbosch, and condiments like pickled greens and genuine kimchi are made in-house utilizing easy, recent elements. It’s re-imagining consolation meals for a contemporary period.”
Kowarski mentioned that he takes a sensible and constructive strategy to the challenges that Covid-19 has posed to the restaurant business.
“We’re particularly conscious of the impression that wholesome consuming can have on serving to to maintain communities wholesome, and can proceed in our mission of constructing it as straightforward, accessible and handy as potential.
“The protection of our clients and workers additionally stays a key precedence, so we’ve put in place social distancing and much more stringent hygiene measures at our shops throughout the globe.
“We’re additionally including new measures to make our shops as protected and welcoming as potential for the re-opening of sit-down eating places this week.”
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