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Frequently asked questions

The Platform

Please find below the most frequently asked questions regarding The Platform.

What is The Platform?

The Platform offers selection of top-rated local restaurants' take-away dishes for you to finalise and plate at the convenience of your home.

How does The Platform work?

The Platform works so that you place an order of your favourite dishes through the webshop, from where they are sent for respective restaurant to prepare for the selected next day pickup time.

How do I order through The Platform?

The Platform offers order through the webshop, available at www.theplatform.pro. You can choose your favourite dishes, pay with a credit card and checkout as in all other webshops.

I cannot find a phone number to call The Platform - should I contact the restaurant directly if I have any questions?

The Platform does not have a phone support currently. Please do contact The Platform for any inquiries through info@theplatform.pro.

Can I pay with other than cards?

The Platform offers as the only payment option card payments. The restaurants will not accept any payments at the pickup. All pickups are handed over to you only after payment is proceed through The Platform successfully. For this, you will always receive a confirmation.

Does The Platform deliver the food to my home or work?

The Platform offers as the only option pickup option. There is no delivery option available currently.

The available pickup times for my favourite restaurant does not work for me - can I change them?

The Platform offers as the only option the specific pickup times given by the restaurants. They cannot be changed.

I am allergic and my allergy is not listed in the ingredients of my chosen dish. Is it safe for me to order the dish?

The Platform shows the ingredients that the restaurant has decided to communicate in the description. These often includes the most common ones, such as gluten or if the dish is vegan. Often dishes contain tens of ingredients and they cannot all be listed in the description fields. If you are unsure of the allergens, please consider not ordering the dish and prioritise your health.

What kind of kitchen equipment or appliances do I need to finalise the dishes at home?

The dishes selected by the restaurants on The Platform are designed to be finalised in a "normal" home kitchen. There should not be any need for special or professional kitchen equipment or appliances. In that case, the restaurant will have this information included in the description.

What kind of additional ingredients do I need to finalise the dishes at home?

The dishes selected by the restaurants on The Platform are designed to be finalised at home often with additional ingredients. A good example of this is Green Curry. With that, the restaurant has chosen to suggest green vegetables such as broccoli to go with. The description will include ideas of how to compliment or what to add to the dish to finalise it, but often restaurants promote creativity!

How many dishes should I order through The Platform? Can I order for the whole weekend or just one day?

The dishes selected by the restaurants on The Platform are designed to be finalised preferably the same day than pickup. Many of the dishes can survive when properly kept refrigerated for 2-3 days. The standard amount of food is one dish per one person. If otherwise, the information is stated in the description.

Can I order food for the same day?

The Platform allows you to order dishes for next day pickup only. Same day pickup is not currently supported.

I don't know how to cook or I don't have a kitchen. Can I still order from The Platform?

The dishes selected by the restaurants on The Platform are designed to be finalised at home in a normally equipped kitchen. They are not designed to be consumed as-is, if not separately stated in the description of the respective dishes.


ORA

Dinner

Thursday - Saturday 16:00-16:30 ‍

Ora in the Park

Wednesday - Saturday 12:00-20:00

Restaurant Ora is a Michelin star fine dining restaurant in Helsinki. Chef-owner Sasu Laukkonen’s enthusiasm for his intimate restaurant is infectious. The well-balanced menus change according to available local produce – including some from their garden – and dishes use modern techniques to enhance classic Finnish flavours.

ORA in the Park - three course menu for two

Ora in the park is an easily approachable, three course menu for two, designed by Michelin Chef Sasu Laukkonen. The dishes do not need to be heated up, so you can enjoy them straight away anywhere, for example on a picnic in the park, in your backyard or on a rainy day inside. The main course can be warmed up if you want but please transfer it to a heat resistant container before doing so. All of the cutlery and packaging used are biodegradable. The delicious three course menu includes; Ora flatbread with fava bean 'hummus' x Spring cabbage with rosemary vinegar, garlic mustard pesto and cured meat x Low temperature baked salmon, lovage, orpine, new potatoes and rhubarb x Oramisu-cake with spruce shoots, blueberries and Kaffa Roastery's Bira Anna-coffee

Price / order

70.00 EUR

Contains

The entire menu is lactose free and available as lacto-vegetarian. The dessert is gluten free but contains eggs.

Requirements

The dishes do not need to be heated up, so you can enjoy them straight away anywhere.

Pickup time

12:00-20:00

Pickup location

Huvilakatu 28, 00150 Helsinki

How many Orders?

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ORA - Chef Sasu Laukkonen special three course dinner for two persons

Chef Sasu Laukkonen has designed a Chef's Special three course dinner for two persons for you to prepare at home. This delicious meal combines local produce and celebrates classical Finnish flavours with a modern twist. As the appetiser, the dinner starts with season's first potatoes, cold smoked rainbow trout roe, fresh rhubarb, Ullanlinna -cheese, lavender vinegar marinated radish and wild herbs. On the side, there is the ORA's legendary rosemary rye bread with self cultured butter. For the main course, the dinner continues with pike perch terrine, spring cabbage, horseradish and ORA's signature homemade white wine vinegar cream and garlic mustard oil. For dessert, the dinner finalises with sea-buckthorn pie and glaze topped with meadowsweet cream and leaves. This beautiful dinner is available daily from Thursday to Saturday with a limited amount only!

Price / order

95.00 EUR

Contains

Starter; potatoes, cold smoked rainbow trout roe, rhubarb, white mold cheese, lavender, vinegar, radish, wild herbs. Bread and butter; rye flour, wheat flour, yeast, bread root, rosemary. Lactose-free cream, butter and sour cream. Main course; pike perch, egg, lactose free cream. Spring cabbage, horse radish, white wine vinegar, cream, garlic mustard. Dessert; Sea-buckthorn, meadowsweet, eggs. Butter and cream are lactose-free, sea-buckthorn pie can be made gluten free if asked.

Requirements

Oven, sauce pan, mixing bowl, cling film, whisk

Pickup time

16:30-1700

Pickup location

Huvilakatu 28, 00150 Helsinki

How many Orders?

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Please note: Order needs to be placed at the latest by midnight the day before selected pickup day. You're able to define a pickup date during checkout.

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