They’ve been able to do this in large part to their local communities who have rallied around them during the Covid-19 pandemic. According he restaurants have seen an uptick of nearly 30% in their takeout and delivery orders, allowing them to remain open even with their dining rooms closed.
Port Coquitlam’s Me-n-Ed’s owner (Brook Scott) was on board with the idea of doing something franchise wide (there are three more locations) as a united front to show their communities they care.
The pizzeria chain teamed up with one of their suppliers, Saputo, who wanted to be involved in the donation as well. Saputo supplied the restaurants with the bocconcini cheese used on the pizzas that were delivered.