Pizza Hut Canada responding to COVID-19
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April 17, 2020, Vaughan, Ont. – Pizza Hut Canada has provided an update on the steps and actions implemented to date in response to COVID-19 to protect the health and safety of its employees, partners and customers across the country.
“The health and safety of Pizza Hut Canada employees, delivery partners and customers is our number one priority,” said Tatiana Carrascal, Pizza Hut Canada president. “We continue to work closely with our franchisees to adapt our response to COVID-19, incorporating guidance from governments and leading health authorities, in order to safely continue to provide Canadians with the food they love.
“We also want to recognize and thank those front-line workers who continue to work tirelessly to keep Canadians safe and healthy during this time, which is why we’ve launched a free pizza service for these local heroes. On behalf of Pizza Hut Canada, we thank you.”
The pizza chain continues to adapt and evolve its response to COVID-19 with the most recent updates below:
- Hiring for all roles due to increased demand – Pizza Hut is actively hiring across its Canadian network of restaurants, including in-store team members, supervisors, managers and delivery drivers/riders. For more information and to see the full list of roles available, candidates should visit the Pizza Hut Careers site.
- $70,000 CAD donation to Food Banks of Canada – Pizza Hut Canada, together with sister brands Taco Bell Canada and KFC Canada, donated $70,000 to Food Banks Canada’s COVID-19 Response Fund for Food Banks to support the essential work they carry out across the country. The donation will be used to bulk purchase and distribute food and share resourcing to continue their critical work in local communities.
- Supporting front-line workers – To give back to front-line workers across Canada, Pizza Hut has launched a free pizza delivery initiative for front-line workers across Canada. Franchisees are working closely with front-line organizations, such as hospitals, clinics and fire stations, within their local communities to deliver more than 5,000 pizzas free of charge to those who are working hard daily to keep Canadians safe.
- Contactless Delivery and Carryout – All delivery and carryout orders are now contactless across Canada to help keep employees and customers safe, and ensure every order is delivered with care.
Pizza Hut has more than 450 locations in Canada and more than 18,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries.
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