I’d like to open the about us page with a massive Thank You to all our precious clients that have supported us since inception back in 2013. 829 Spit Braai Deliveries & 173 on-site Spit Braais – it’s been one helluva journey so far. So thank you 🙂
To the newbies: Welcome! Today is the start of something fun. Pop across to our reviews when you get a minute. Our deliciously proven lamb spit recipe, and our absolute desire to push the boundaries of #ServiceEnjoyment have made things really busy & exciting around here. We went so far as to enrol the services of a professional logistics & supply-chain expert from Oxford in England (Tim MacIntyre) in December 2014 to help us tweak, fine-tune & improve on our processes to ensure a more efficient operation behind the scenes; the benefits which will be transferred onto you.
Where did it all start?
Few people know that Spit Braai Delivery was founded by absolute chance (some have in fact called it luck). I was asked to MC a corporate end-of-year function, and the menu: a delicious Lamb spit buffet… A true South African favourite, delivered to the function already prepared, de-boned, basted & ready to eat – served straight from perfectly heated bains-marie’s (silver chafing dishes). Self service in it’s simplest form.
The idea of “Spit Braai Delivery in Cape Town” stole my heart immediately, and being a digital marketing person, I teamed up with a chef. 48 hours later we had a basic website, an incredibly delicious secret lamb spit recipe, and a R2’000 shoe-string budget for marketing. My only hope at that point was that our product & service would be somewhat appealing to the people of Kaapstad. Apparently it is…
2014 saw a number of exciting new developments. We launched our Facebook page, and our first competition became an unexpected hit reaching 70’000 people – according to Facebook. Callum Rogers (Our Grand Master of Customer Delight) joined #TeamSBD early in 2014, and when you talk to him you’ll realise why his title has such a definitive description. We also launched our first community project called #HappyTaxi & recruited the most unbelievable team of Patriots who deliver your meals with love. Our team of chefs has also grown to 4, which has naturally improved our planning & service delivery.
Our first YouTube Advert
I wanted to launch an advert with personality, so I asked a puppet to record my script. This was the end result.
Google have also kindly placed Spit Braai Delivery at the top of Google for quite a number of searches
The Spit Braai Delivery Promise
I know the feeling of astonishment and excitement every time I’m on the other end of extraordinary service, and that’s what we’ll always strive for – to push the boundaries of service excellence, constantly aiming to exceed your expectations. For sure, we don’t claim to be perfect, but we are on the journey to get real close – we continue to try & test new found calculated methods to get better. Each and every order gives us that little bit more wisdom to ensure we’re always improving.
Excuse the mouthful. Thanks for reading 🙂
Callum's warm reception, almost instant responses to all forms of communication, professionalism and positive energy impressed me. Took some time to read the head's up on the website - even more impressed. Considering it was bucketing rain & freezing cold, the delivery chap made a plan. All the guests rated the food tops with the malva pudding full on thumbs up. Will definitely use again. Keep up the great service.
My thanks to Callum and the team for superb service. Food was on time, hot, tasty and generous portions could be dished. Only issue was too little cream supplied with the brownies. Highly recommended if you insist on a professional service.
Guys, Thanx for the great service and tasty meal - lots of remarks from the guests about the meal - all good, and they were also surprised that a spit braai can now be delivered! Now you are on the radar with my guests as well for their future requirements as well. Well done !
Awsome service!! I called Callum the day before and he arranged to have the lamb and veg cooked and delivered. The food was kept warm in their containers untill the 30 workers arrived to enjoy the 5 star gastronomical meals. The cutlery and plates were included in the service. I will use Spitbraai delivery again, for sure.