CEO Todd Penegor said Wendy's new ghost kitchens would be spread across the US, Canada, and the UK, with around 50 set to open by the end of 2021.
With the popularity of ghost kitchens on the rise because of the coronavirus pandemic, Kroger has unveiled a new dining option for customers.
Nathan's Famous says it's targeting densely-populated areas for its ghost kitchens to speed up delivery times and enable collection.
Ghost kitchens have sprung up everywhere during the pandemic. Restaurant chain execs told Insider why they're so popular.
Thighstop will encourage the chain to buy whole chickens, reducing its supply chain costs, CEO Charlie Morrison told Insider.
Noodles and Company said the ghost kitchen would let it expand the brand without the real estate and labor costs of a traditional restaurant.
The chain applied to trademark the name "Outfox Wings," hinting at big ambitions for its new "Little Blue Menu" restaurants in Nashville and Atlanta.
Five Guys' ghost kitchen in Garland, Texas, doesn't have a dining room. Instead, you have to order on its website, its app, or a delivery service.
Chipotle is opening its first “dark” kitchen Saturday. The “digital-only” restaurant won’t have a dining room: It’s for collection and delivery only. The restaurant is next to a military academy in Highland Falls, New York. Customers can collect their order from a lobby that Chipotle says will have “all of […]
Miso Robotics’ kitchen robot, Flippy, just became available to purchase for $US30,000. Flippy can cook 19 items, including burgers and hash browns. Flippy works as a kitchen assistant, moving along a rail. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Robots can flip burgers and fry sides, and Miso Robotics is […]
Kroger is placing “ghost kitchens” in 2 of its grocery stores in a bid to expand into meal delivery. The kitchens will serve over 80 dishes and meals will be delivered within 7 minutes of being prepared, and 30 minutes of being ordered, on average. Many retailers see “ghost kitchens,” […]
Virtual restaurants are invisible, but their numbers are growing during the pandemic. They are delivery-only brands that seem to be local restaurants or separate chains, but are owned by and operated out of the kitchens of giant chains. Some are more transparent about their true identity and origins than others. […]
CloudKitchens, a delivery-only restaurant operation founded by Travis Kalanick, says it was the victim of arson. On Twitter, the company said two fires were started, and posted video evidence of the intruders. The company is worth more than $US7 billion and has investments from Kalanick’s Uber wealth as well as […]
The internet was outraged after a diner discovered a pizza she thought she ordered from a local pizzeria had actually come from Chuck E. Cheese. But virtual, delivery-only restaurants are more common than many people may realise, and the pandemic may be the perfect business landscape for them to take […]
A Reddit user was surprised to discover that the pizza she ordered last month from what she thought was a local pizzeria called Pasqually’s Pizza actually came from Chuck E. Cheese. A Chuck E. Cheese representative told Business Insider that Pasqually’s Pizza & Wings is a new, delivery-only premium pizza […]
https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php Ghost kitchens are a new type of restaurant model in which several restaurants share a kitchen and many of the operating costs. These restaurants are delivery-only and rely on apps like Uber Eats and Grubhub. We toured a ghost kitchen and found out why it’s creating opportunities – and […]
Ghost kitchens, also known as dark kitchens, are one of the buzziest trends in the restaurant business, as chains like Chick-fil-A and Wendy’s explore delivery-centric concepts. Chipotle executives say that the company does not need to partner with ghost-kitchen companies because the chain, functionally, already has a dark kitchen in […]