From 1 June, Deliveroo will support four PizzaExpress restaurants in the UK – London, Guilford, Leicester and Manchester – and six Milano restaurants in Dublin ahead of a nationwide launch for July.The deal has made PizzaExpress Deliveroo’s biggest restaurant partner, with the delivery service to make the restaurant more accessible to consumers up and down the country in locations as far afield as Brighton to Aberdeen. The 206 restaurants supported by July will account for 40 per cent of PizzaExpress’ portfolio of 460 sites. The current roll-out will be spread across a seven-week period, though the goal is to deliver for all restaurants over the coming years. It’s set to become a global team-up too, as branches in Hong Kong will also be empowered. Richard Hodgson, CEO, PizzaExpress, said: “It’s been our long standing ambition to deliver our much loved pizza to customers at home; however the challenge has been to find a way to deliver our products nationwide, to restaurant standard.” “Deliveroo is a perfect fit for us, as they are dedicated to providing excellent delivery logistics to the restaurant industry. They can deliver our hand-made pizzas and other dishes quickly and to an excellent standard; ensuring that our customers experience the same dining experience at home as they would in our restaurants.”
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