Community Canteen Gains Popularity Among Wonderland Residents
A community canteen in Vanke Wonderland in Bantian Sub-district in Longgang is fast gaining popularity since it opened a week ago. More than a thousand residents of the housing estate either buy food or eat meals at the canteen every day since they offer low price vegetable dishes.
The residential No. 5 canteen is the second of its kind in Shenzhen and is operated by the Shenzhen No. 5 Canteen Food Service Co. and the company is planning to open at least ten more canteen of the same kind in other communities that are developed by Vanke. There are 20 types of dishes served every day from it menu of more than 300 dishes. The canteen’s meal offerings rotate every month and a large cooking machine is used to standardize the quantity and quality of dishes.
Opens from 11 am to 2 m and 5 pm to 8 pm most of the residents come early to queue for food since the price of its dishes are below 9 yuan and the highest price is 15 yuan. The food is tasty is cheap and you don’t need to wash dishes. The only thing is the place doesn’t have private rooms then it will be great for family gatherings.
Wonderland residents can apply for food cards or chose a payment function in their home entrance card at the canteen’s reception area. Vanke has more than 300 community properties in and is working on establishing similar canteen services in Shanghai, Guangzhou and Beijing.