Ben Shewry from the Attica restaurant in Melbourne has opened two new ventures in the wake of Corona. The chef is now offering home meals for collection and delivery from his restaurant and him and his team will also open Attica Bakeshop: a new storefront serving the local community fresh bakes like pull apart hot garlic bread and Attica classics like Vegemite scrolls.
Attica’s “At Home” offer includes two different options menus, The Attica Classic and Ben Shewry's family meal, featuring signature from the restaurants 15-year history, including “potato cooked in the earth it was grown” and Ben's family lasagne. The team are also working on drinks matching chosen by Attica head sommelier Dom Robinson, including wine, beer, Attica signature cocktails and a variety of non-alcoholic options.
“We have never faced anything quite like this. The global restaurant industry is hurting, and the Attica team and I want to do whatever we can to be able to help our community, and the thing we know we can do well and take away some level of stress in terms of getting meals on the table for families, is by offering meals at home. This will keep our team employed, and helps ensure we as a restaurant set ourselves up for a positive future when we get through these challenges," said Shewry.
Find all the details below:
Attica classic’s at home - for 2 people
$95 pick up ($110 delivered by Attica staff)
- A Simple Dish of Potato Cooked in the Earth it Was Grown
- The Dish That Saved Attica aka Spice Crusted Lamb Shoulder
- Plight of the Bees (Trifle version)
Ben Shewry's family meal - for 2 people
$60 for 2 people ($75 delivered by Attica Staff)
- Ben's family lasagne
- Attica garden salad
- Pull-apart garlic bread
Attica Bake Shop opens on Tuesday 24 March at 72 Glen Eira Rd, Ripponlea, Vic.Open Tue to Sat, 9am-noon, or until sold out.
Attica At Home is available to order online www.attica.com.au/delivery
Available Tuesday to Saturday evenings.
Meals can be picked up 72 Glen Eira Rd (Next door to Attica's Ripponlea home), or can be delivered by Attica staff within a 10km radius of the restaurant.