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Faces behind the business: Bonnie Burrito

June 3, 2020

👋 We want to introduce you to the people behind some of the amazing businesses, charities and social enterprises keeping Edinburgh’s Lockdown Economy alive! Meet Stephen and Nick from Bonnie Burrito.

“Bonnie Burrito opened on 10th March 2015 from our truck on Lauriston Place, then in August 2016 we opened our shop on South Clerk Street. Over the years we’ve built up a really amazing group of loyal customers, with lots of regulars from the offices and student flats around Newington.

Covid-19 has been one of the toughest challenges our business has faced and we felt a huge responsibility to look after our staff, customers and community.

We’ve managed to stay open throughout the entire lockdown, taking steps to keep the shop safe for our team and customers and luckily we’ve been able to give something back to help those working on the front line.

A few weeks ago we began selling ‘Burritos For Heroes’. We wanted to find a way to deliver free burritos to NHS staff working in the city’s Covid-19 wards. As a small business, we’re limited in what we can do but we know our customers and knew they’d be up for helping us.

You can buy a Burrito for a Hero on our website, Uber Eats or Deliveroo and we’ll match it, delivering two burritos to an NHS team free of charge! To date we’ve delivered over 400 burritos which is absolutely amazing and shows how important it is to keep Edinburgh’s Lockdown Economy going!”

~ Nick & Stephen, Owners, Bonnie Burrito

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