WATCH: How ‘dark kitchens’ are taking over the restaurant scene
The restaurant industry has remained in crisis since the onset of the first Covid-19 lockdown that was announced in March last year.
Christian Schoeman hopes to supply Johannesburg residents with freshly sourced and home-prepared pasta sauces. Picture: Screengrab
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The Restaurant Association of South Africa (Rasa) says the sector employs about 800,000 people, and that nearly one-third of restaurants have shut down since the onset of lockdown.
So-called dark kitchens, where food is prepared in a home-based setting and delivered directly to clients, have seen an upsurge.
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