Why ordering a takeaway became a civic duty
4 Sep 2020
Why ordering a takeaway became a civic duty

Besides an August of dining out on the government subsidy, takeaways are a mainstay of pandemic life. These comforting treats aren’t just a break from the dishes, but a way to spend locally without leaving the sofa. So how are delivered meals transforming taste and brand affiliation in the UK?

Dr. Lara Spiteri-Cornish

Dr. Lara Spiteri-Cornish is a senior lecturer in marketing at Coventry University, specialising in consumer psychology. Her research deals with issues of health and wellbeing, with a specific focus on food consumption, health campaigns, advertising to children and ethical consumption.

Wided Batat

Wided Batat is the founder of the Experiential Marketing Mix (7E) and The Phygital Ecosystem. She is an international author, speaker, researcher, and professor of marketing at leading French, EU, and American Universities. An enthusiastic scientist, ethnographer, outstanding bilingual (French & English) international keynote speaker, and entrepreneur, Dr Batat specialises in marketing and management sciences, with a focus on food, wellbeing, luxury, design, retail, youth, and tourism.

Dominic Cools-Lartigue

Dominic Cools-Lartigue is the host of Channel 4’s Cooking up a Fortune and the founder of Street Feast, a renowned night market that expanded into Dinerama, Giant Robot, Hawker House and Model Market. He is the co-founder of The Great Feast of London and charity A Plate for London.

Precious Osoba

Precious Osoba is a junior behavioural analyst at Canvas8. Fascinated by the hows and whys of people and culture, she has a background in social sciences and a degree in marketing. You can often find her in aesthetically pleasing restaurants writing articles for her Medium profile.