Local Restaurant Thinks Up a Brilliant Initiative to Save Waiters Jobs: #DriveIn

Local Restaurant Thinks Up a Brilliant Initiative to Save Waiters Jobs: #DriveIn

  • A local restaurant is getting a little creative with its business model following the tightening of lockdown restrictions
  • The small business has begun welcoming customers in the form of a drive-in serving everyone from the comfort of their vehicle
  • Mzansi definitely fell in love with the new restaurant concept and took to the comments section to share their thoughts

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A local restaurant has thought up a fun and clever way of keeping its doors open while still following all level 4 lockdown protocols. The cosy take-away now serves its customers right in their own cars and many other restaurants have followed suit.

Local Restaurant Thinks Up a Brilliant Initiative to Save Waiters Jobs: #DriveIn
This tiny restaurant is thinking big. Images: @MadishaStevie/Twitter
Source: Twitter

Heading to social media, Twitter user @MadishaStevie had this inspiring message to share with Mzansi:

"In order to keep their waiters working and making money ...At Wimpy, The Crossing Mafikeng offers a Drive-In - Eat - in - your - Car experience! This is impressive and great for employees." he captioned the post

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It seems diners definitely get the 5-star treatment with the added convenience of staying in the car. A large vertical tray holds food and beverage items across the length of the vehicle while diners simply dig in.

Although a little unconventional, South Africans jumped at the thought of continuing to support local businesses in any way they could. Others were a little concerned government might soon end up banning the brilliant idea.

Check out some of the comments below:

@loda_kia said:

"the government should have known better. there is no stopping the creativity. oksalayo, we will be eating and drinking. come rain or sunshine."

@PabieTlhodiane said:

"What happens if I don't have a car?"

@GodfreyLetlalo said:

"Cyril Ramaphosa after seeing that: Drive in eating is halted for 14 days to curb the spread of the Corona Virus."

@Tshepo48264855 said:

"I am sure the food tastes better than in a vw nhe.."

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@Leeyandah3 said:

"I'm too clumsy for this setting... One wrong move nje"

@kelie_mlotshwe said:

"Sometimes it’s not ukonqena especially for me. These businesses stay open because of customers and if we don’t support the business fails and people lose their jobs. Unemployment is really high our government doesn’t care we just need to help each other now.'

@swaziz said:

"if feel like the government could have engaged with this sector for creative ways to work around keeping doors open & observing regulations. this is one example."

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Mzansi celebrates ambitious man after securing 2 more investment properties

In more business news, Briefly News previously reported that a South African man has inspired social media users as he just bagged two more investment properties in his portfolio. The man has now credited God for all the blessings in his life.

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@Habs_ says he has been working on the deals for the past two months and now that he has achieved, he shared the good news on Twitter.

“I’ve been working on this for the past two & half months. I got great discounts on the property purchase price, bond & transferring attorney fees. Never forget or be reluctant to negotiate!”

The post reads:

“I’ve just added two more investment properties to our property portfolio. All Glory God.”

@IamNokwandaTi said:

“Congrats man.”

@Shazzmahlase said:

"Well done Papi.”

@Lihle_Mazibuko said:

"Please share how you can get started & grow it, I've been wanting to get into it but I don't know where to begin.”

@ThabisoMminele said:

"In this case two.”

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