Groceries added to takeaway list at The Corner Italian

The Corner Italian chef and owner Caleb Azuka. Picture: Andrew Ritchie.
The Corner Italian chef and owner Caleb Azuka. Picture: Andrew Ritchie.

NOT only is The Corner Italian owner Caleb Azuka trying to keep his business afloat amid the Covid-19 pandemic, he is also helping customers by delivering grocery supplies.

The chef introduced takeaway orders at his Subiaco restaurant last week for customers who are in quarantine and said staff were even happy to do their shopping on the way.

“They can call us, and three or four guests have done that already, and we can go to Coles or Woolworths and get them something they need and deliver it in front of their doorsteps,” he said.

Subiaco nursing assistant Eliane Cyuzuzo, who dines at The Corner Italian at least once a week with friends, was a recent recipient of Mr Azuka’s generosity.

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“I was feeling down about it because I don’t live with my family and so I just didn’t want to go to the shops as well,” she said.

“It was nice to have someone else offer themselves to go do something for you.”

The Corner Italian owner Caleb Azuka is delivering takeaway and groceries to people who are in quarantine because of Covid-19. Photo: Andrew Ritchie

Mr Azuka said the restaurant had adapted its fine dining menu, featuring dishes such as “artwork”, to suit takeaway.

“We created a new menu and we know most people have been affected by Covid-19 or lost their job, so we have priced it in a way that’s very affordable,” he said.

Other Subiaco restaurants are also adapting to survive against the virus’ impact, while some have sadly already closed.

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