Sicilian Donkey: proper Italian food from a proper Sicilian Chef.

Sicilian Chef Umberto is an experienced chef offering authentic Italian food for home delivery with Deliveroo. He previously ran a “gourmet to go” takeaway in South London and is now bringing his Italian menu to Weston Super Mare.

Home delivery with Deliveroo in Weston Super Mare from January 2020

Brixton, 2012 Professional Chef Umberto joins Housebites – a service enabling chefs to sell home-cooked meals as an alternative to take-outs. He calls his takeaway “Sicilian Donkey” after the miniature breed of donkey native to his homeland of Sicily. https://techcrunch.com/2012/02/20/housebites-cooks-up-a-storm-as-the-new-airbnb-for-takeout-2/

Restaurant quality food, cooked by chefs, delivered to you.
Sicilian Donkey was a hit with South Londoners.

The media picked up on the “Air BnB for take-out” phenomenon and cited the A-listers using the service to have restaurant-quality food delivered. https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2148179/Housebites-com-Lily-Allen-Stephen-Fry-join-band-stars-ordering-posh-delivery-service.html

Nigella Lawson is a fan of pasta with sea urchin – a Sicilian Donkey classic dish

2013 Brixton: Chef Umberto challenges Carluccio’s to a contest to see who has the #best balls. Chef Umberto triumphs.

2013, London & Home Counties . Umberto starts taking bookings as a private chef. His mobile catering business takes off.

2013, Housebites closes shop. Umberto starts working full time in restaurants taking private chef bookings when he can.

2014, Weston Super Mare Umberto moves to Weston Super Mare and starts to pick up customers for his private chef business across the South West and Cotswolds under the brand Hungry Chefs

Sicilian Donkey sells fresh pasta and handmade arancini from a gazebo at festivals and markets across the South West.

2020, Weston Super Mare Deliveroo customers can order authentic Italian food for home delivery in Weston Super Mare.

Arancini are delicious risotto balls – these have a filling of beef and pork ragu, peas, mozzarella and cheddar
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