Alejandro and David, the previous pizza supply males with one of the best restaurant in Spain: “The future is supply”

Home Pizza in Castelldefels (Barcelona) has been chosen because the Best Restaurant in Spain within the VIII version of the Just Eat Awards, after acquiring the very best variety of votes from customers on the platform. In 2019 and 2021 they already received the award for Best Restaurant in Catalonia. David Varela and Alejandro Moreno opened the enterprise 4 years in the past, one earlier than the pandemic, and now at solely 27 years previous, they’re getting ready to broaden with the opening of franchises. They say that dedication is the recipe for his or her success. In Castelldefels there may be additionally the primary restaurant in Spain with a menu for canine.

Question: Congratulations on the award. He isn’t the primary.

David Varela: Thank you. Yes, this 12 months they’ve given us the third in Catalonia and the primary in Spain.

Q: What is the important thing to your success?

A: In the tip it’s dedication. The product is excellent, with positive dough that’s made by hand day by day. But regardless of how good a product you may have, if the service isn’t good, it’s ineffective. There is lots of refinement behind it and failures as properly. Now we now have a workforce that’s rolling, is aware of what it has to do and there’s a lot of order. We are 35 staff in a single institution, we now have been right here for 4 years and folks know what their job is and that every mistake slows down the chain. Everyone displays the tickets in order that nothing is lacking.

Q: What’s it wish to have 35 staff in a single retailer?

A: It isn’t simple. Each one has their egos and works just a few hours. There are moments of pressure as a result of within the kitchens there are tensions. Alejandro and I, who’ve labored earlier than as supply males, kitchen assistants and have mastered the hospitality trade, know that it’s arduous work. That is why we extremely worth the work of our staff and deal with them. Most of the employees have been with us for years and that’s mirrored within the product.

Q: When did you begin?

A: We are 27 years previous, we opened the pizzeria once we have been 23 and we began as a enterprise once we have been 22. Now we’re going to attempt to open franchises as a result of we solely have one location and we solely go to Castelldefels, GavĂ  and Viladecans. This award helps us quite a bit as a showcase and that persons are on this enterprise. The way forward for our technology and people to return is ‘supply’. Our technology hardly cooks anymore. Few folks my age put together spoon meals.

Q: How did you resolve to open a pizzeria being so younger?

A: It is the itch that one has to undertake, the phantasm of working for you. Alejandro and I began very younger on this sector, we now have very comparable visions and we had ambition. It was time to danger as a result of we knew that each one we may lose have been our financial savings. We are younger, if we failed we may begin over. It is far simpler to take dangers at this age than with 40 years and kids. With Alejandro we studied collectively in ESO and highschool. We understood one another as a result of we had began working on the age of 16 to assist at dwelling and we started to earn an revenue. I labored within the hospitality trade and he labored in worldwide commerce, however he comes from a hospitality household and has beloved him all his life.

Q: Did you contemplate one other sort of enterprise?

A: We at all times contemplate this sector. It is the one we had available, the one we imagine has essentially the most growth.

Q: Are you each from Castelldefels?

A: Yes, and our households too and what higher place to begin. You meet folks and if it really works, phrase of mouth helps. We opened a 12 months after the pandemic, we have been 4 staff and now we’re 35. It is a approach of giving work to the inhabitants of Castelldefels and it makes us proud.

Q: How did you expertise the pandemic?

A: Luckily our sector is ‘supply’, we should not have a bodily restaurant to eat, it was a vital service and we have been in a position to stay open. We tried to achieve all of the locations, we helped with free orders for the hospitals that have been overcrowded and we tried to outlive serving to in that state of affairs that was not simple.

Q: Has the pandemic helped you in your online business?

A: It helped us entice clients who weren’t used to ‘supply’. My dad and mom, for instance, are going to eating places they usually started to strive dwelling supply. This is what benefited us throughout the dangerous. Since we began earlier than the pandemic, in the course of the confinement we have been already inside. Many companies opted for this mannequin after the pandemic as a result of they noticed the gold mine.

Q: How many staff are your personal and what number of are self-employed distributors?

A: All of our staff are our personal, together with the supply folks. We have 20 bikes. We choose to work with our couriers as a result of it’s the technique to know the way the ultimate product arrives and with a contract courier you can’t management it in the identical approach.

Q: What does the award imply?

A: It means recognition, for those who work and combat you’re rewarded. This award is one of the best assessment throughout the platform.

Q: What is your most well-known pizza?

A. Many folks spotlight the Dolce Capra pizza, with goat cheese and caramelized onion. The sweet-salty distinction is unique. We even have conventional clients who ask for the fundamental prosciutto, ham and cheese.

Q: What is an effective pizza?

R. It is the results of good work. We imagine that the product may be very properly achieved each for the day by day dough and recent and top of the range merchandise, however the dedication of every considered one of our staff, which makes it a great pizza.