IS THIS THE REAL LIFE OR IS THIS JUST FOOD FANTASTY?
DELIVEROO ANNOUNCES A MAGNIFICO ONLINE SANDWICH STORE DEDICATED TO QUEEN
· New restaurant launched to celebrate the release of Freddie Mercury bio-pic
· Bohemian Wrapsody opens "on the doorstep" of Freddie's house
· All profits to go to the official Freddie Mercury charity: Mercury Phoenix
London – October 2018 A restaurant dedicated to selling wraps inspired by famous Queen songs and lyrics has been opened by Deliveroo to celebrate the release of Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody on 24th October.
For the first time ever, fans of the iconic glam rock group, can order lunchtime specials from the Bohemian Wrapsody menu which are inspired by some of the bands' most famous and iconic songs – all with the option of adding Brian-Mayo(naise)!
Salami to Love
Tortilla wrap with salami, red peppers, iceberg lettuce with Brian-Mayo
Fat Bottomed Grills
Tortilla wrap with grilled chicken & crispy bacon with salad
The Egg & Mayo, Egg & Mayo (Figaro)
Tortilla wrap with egg mayonnaise & cress
We will Rocket you
Tortilla wrap with Feta cheese, black olives and rocket leaves
Each wrap costs £5.54, in honour of the runtime of Bohemian Rhapsody (5 mins and 54secs), with all profits going to support the incredible work of the Mercury Phoenix Charity which supports those with HIV and Aids. The Charity was set up by Brian May, Roger Taylor and Jim Beach in memory of Freddie Mercury who passed away in 1991 from complications related to Aids.
The menu is available to order exclusively through Deliveroo during the week of the movie's release, Monday 22nd October – Friday 26th October.
Joe Groves at Deliveroo said "Freddie Mercury is a treasured icon and the songs of Queen have shaped the musical landscape of the 21st century. The band are embedded into British culture and we love them at Deliveroo. The dishes are the perfect treat for any Queen fans and one look at the restaurant's menu will have you thinking; I want it all!"
As a result of recent advances in access to antiretroviral therapy (ART), HIV-positive people now live longer and healthier lives. In 2017 an estimated 21.7 million people were receiving treatment, however only 59% of the 36.9 million people living with HIV in 2017 were receiving ART. The Mercury Phoenix Charity funds smaller charities worldwide including Action Aid, Banardos and Health Aid UK.
Deliveroo is an award-winning delivery service founded in 2013 by William Shu and Greg Orlowski. Deliveroo works with over 35,000 best-loved restaurants, as well as over 30,000 riders to provide the best food delivery experience in the world. Deliveroo is headquartered in London, with more than 1000 employees in offices around the globe.
Deliveroo operates in over 200 cities across 12 countries, including Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Singapore, Spain, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.
Notes to Editors
Deliveroo is committed to championing causes both internally and externally. This year the British food delivery company has fuelled volunteers at LGBT+ charities including Stonewall, Pride in London and the National Ambulance Service's LGBT network. Deliveroo has also donated to fundraisers for The Terrence Higgins Trust, Albert Kennedy Project and The Gay Men's Health Project.