Rizal Van Geyzel temporarily transformed his comedy club in Kuala Lumpur’s upmarket Taman Tun Dr Ismail suburb into a pizzeria amid the pandemic. Photo: Farhan Iqbal
Rizal Van Geyzel temporarily transformed his comedy club in Kuala Lumpur’s upmarket Taman Tun Dr Ismail suburb into a pizzeria amid the pandemic. Photo: Farhan Iqbal
Malaysia

Malaysia’s food entrepreneurs bank on tech and innovation to survive Covid-19 lockdowns

  • With the national pastime of eating out curtailed, chefs and restaurateurs turned to food delivery apps and scrambled for government aid
  • Established players are looking for ‘pandemic proof’ models involving cloud kitchens and affordable dishes suitable for delivery

Rizal Van Geyzel temporarily transformed his comedy club in Kuala Lumpur’s upmarket Taman Tun Dr Ismail suburb into a pizzeria amid the pandemic. Photo: Farhan Iqbal
Rizal Van Geyzel temporarily transformed his comedy club in Kuala Lumpur’s upmarket Taman Tun Dr Ismail suburb into a pizzeria amid the pandemic. Photo: Farhan Iqbal
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