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Commercial kitchen
April 20th, 2022
Kitchen Rental vs Buying – Which Business Model Wins?

Congratulations! Your foodservice business has taken off, and you’re ready to embark on your journey into the world of commercial kitchen space. When it comes to deciding which business model to choose for your foodservice venture: buying or renting a commercial-grade kitchen, there are a few things to consider. On the one hand, buying a […]

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Food storage in a fridge
April 13th, 2022
Restaurant Tips: More Ways to Organise Cold Food Storage

From commercial refrigerators to walk-in cold rooms, whatever cooling system you choose to operate in your commercial kitchen rental, it should be consistently well-maintained and highly organised. We know dark kitchens are busy and often high-pressure environments, so it can be easy to overlook something that can seem trivial like cold food storage, so we’re […]

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Commercial kitchen
March 20th, 2022
How to Set Up and Run a Commercial Kitchen: A Start to End Checklist

Owning a food business is no easy feat. There are so many things to take into account, from the food itself to the marketing and everything in between. But one of the most important aspects of any foodservice business is the kitchen. The kitchen is where the magic happens, and if it’s not up to […]

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Chef working in a dimly lit commercial kitchen
March 11th, 2022
Commercial Restaurant Kitchen Design: The Right Layout for You

The importance of an efficient commercial kitchen layout A kitchen is the heartbeat of a restaurant. Without the kitchen functioning effectively and pumping out high-quality food efficiently, the food business begins to suffer. Although we say the heartbeat of a ‘restaurant’, the same rule applies to all food businesses. Whether it’s a street food truck […]

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Mobile food ordering app
February 24th, 2022
Who Delivers? Best Food Delivery Apps in the UK for Sellers!

There was once a time when ordering a takeaway felt like less of an event and more of a lazy decision when we couldn’t be bothered cooking or there was no food in the house. Treating ourselves to a night of indulgence involved heading down to your favourite restaurants. How times have changed!  The country’s […]

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Food takeaway box filled with nachos
February 18th, 2022
Dark Kitchen Restaurants: A Passing Fad or Here to Stay?

There is no doubt that the culinary world has been taken by storm in recent years with the popularity of dark kitchen restaurants. These establishments, which operate out of a strictly online-only business model, have generated intense curiosity and gained much traction. A number of restaurant operators and food business owners have recently opted to […]

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two takeaway pizzas boxes in front of a laptop at home
February 11th, 2022
What are Dark Kitchens? The Rise of the Takeaway Kitchen…

With consumers staying home a lot more and food business owners looking for new ways to reach their customers with ease, a new food concept was born… Say welcome to the dark kitchen! The production units are functioning spaces that have been designed to cater to the food delivery market alone, offering a convenient and […]

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JustEat delivery driver riding bike
January 17th, 2022
How to Start a Food Delivery Business in the UK

Food delivery service was a bonus option for restaurants for many years, but the tables have turned. For a business to capitalise on the food market and keep up with the competition, allowing online ordering is now essential for success.  Nowadays, start-ups often overlook the need to rent a commercial kitchen with a physical store […]

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UberEats delivery app
January 12th, 2022
Selling Homemade Food on Food Delivery Apps

The booming food-on-demand industry is opening up countless opportunities for entrepreneurs to create their own small businesses. One unique business model is selling homemade food, and it has never been easier to enter the home-based food delivery market with the help of food delivery apps.  Some of the most popular delivery platforms, such as Deliveroo […]

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