Free webinar: Converting to takeaway and delivery during COVID-19

22 Jun 2020

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Looking to convert to a takeaway or delivery service, or already taken this step? This free webinar will help you to maximise this opportunity.

Relaxed government rules mean that many restaurants, pubs and cafes are now operating as hot food takeaways to generate a new revenue stream.

This free webinar is for you if you have already taken this step and want tips on how to make the most of the opportunity, or if you are yet to take the plunge and need some support.

The 45-minute lunchtime webinar will cover:

  • how to successfully adapt from restaurant to takeaway
  • digital solutions to make ordering easy for customers using your website and/or social media
  • expert advice on allergies
  • pros and cons of online platforms and delivery partner (JustEat, Deliveroo etc)
  • the legal requirements for selling food online.

The webinar will be hosted by the York & North Yorkshire Growth Hub with expert advice from our Economic Response Programme Manager David Ryden and David Miller from North Yorkshire County Council’s Trading Standards.


The webinar will be hosted on Zoom. Please register your attendance on Eventbrite, and the link to join the event and instructions will be provided.

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About David Miller

David Miller is a Chartered Trading Standards Practitioner and Divisional Officer within the Growth, Planning and Trading Standards department of North Yorkshire County Council.

Manager of the North Yorkshire Trading Standards Food Standards team, he has 18 years’ experience of service delivery across a variety of regulatory activity.

About David Ryden

David has over 20 years in business development and turnaround with several blue chip companies spanning a range of sectors. He joined the Y&NY Growth hub in 2019 to help businesses across the region to grow and thrive. He is currently leading the COVID-19 business support response and will give an overview of the free local support available to business across our region.

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