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These London Caterers Are Sending Care Packages And Free Food To Those In Need

Katherine Notman Katherine Notman

These London Caterers Are Sending Care Packages And Free Food To Those In Need

The Plattery has catered for the likes of Virgin and London Fashion Week. Now they’re helping our communities’ most vulnerable.

Chef Ayesha Pakravan has decided to take the company in a new direction, to help the most vulnerable in our society through this difficult period. The company have been delivering some pretty fancy and delicious-sounding meals to customers for six months. And under this new initiative, you can still bag yourself a tasty meal. However, there is now the option to pay an extra £5 towards care packages for those in need.

You can also choose between a Thai menu and a burger menu, with both costing £20 for two small servings or £40 for four large servings. And there are drop-off options to limit the transmission of pathogens.

Ayesha is aiming to alleviate some of the strain that society’s bulk-buying is causing for those in most need of assistance. As a result, the care packages will include lots of stuff that is proving hard to find in the supermarkets at the moment, namely paracetamol, tissues and cleaning wipes. Also included are things like playing cards for entertainment, some food to heat up and oranges for a bit of vitamin C.

Additionally, The Plattery will be sending free food to people who do not have easy access to good, healthy food. This includes people who are homeless, the elderly who have now been told to self-isolate, and people who struggle with their mobility. The company’s ‘pay-it-forward’ initiative (adding £5 to your bill) can pay for lots of lovely food for people in our communities.

All in all, the company is allocating 10% of its February sales to feeding those in need. It’s something that certainly inspires hope and raises spirits at a time when this is badly needed. The menu looks pretty amazing and you can read it in all its glory over on The Plattery’s website. If you or somebody you know could benefit from a free meal or a care package, you can email hello@theplattery.com.

In other news: London’s Cheese Bar is delivering cheese-filled ‘self-isolation survival kits’ around the city.