United Arab Emirates, 11 May 2020: Cravia Group, the parent company of much-loved restaurant franchises that include “Cinnabon”, “Seattle's Best Coffee”, “Zaatar w Zeit” and “Five Guys”, announced the reopening of all branches in the UAE, while ensuring all precautionary measures are taken in accordance with the conditions and recommendations set by the Department of Economic Development UAE.
The company confirmed that all its restaurants will continue operations and welcome visitors while maintaining 30% capacity within the branch and maintaining a distance of no less than 2 meters between visitors. It also announced that the number of diners at the table would not exceed four and utmost care will be taken to sterilize the tables and chairs with disinfectants after each use.
In addition to all the precautionary measures that the company is undertaking to preserve the public health and safety, it is making obligatory for employees to wear face masks and gloves, change them frequently, record temperature, wash hands and sterilize them often, and encourage visitors for electronic payments. The company is also taking extra precautions in its food delivery services, by providing safe transportation for bikers, cleaning the internal and external parts of food preservation units, and the use of sterilizers and disinfectants before and after each delivery.
Talking about the announcement, Domenic Di Deo, Group CEO of Cravia said: “During these difficult and challenging times for most people around the world, Cravia’s focus and priority is the safety and well-being of our loyal and dedicated staff and our valued customers. We have further enhanced our already very high levels of hygiene and will continue to look at anything that will further ensure the safety of everyone concerned. Cravia will continue to comply and support the government's guidelines and sincerely hope that we start to get back to full operations in the near future.'