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August 25th, 2020
The Future of Food Businesses: What are Virtual Kitchens?

A virtual kitchen is quite the chameleon; other names include dark kitchen, ghost kitchen, satellite kitchen, cloud kitchen, delivery-only kitchens… I think we’ve covered them all. The number of virtual food brands in the UK grew by 150% in 2019 alone, so the number of delivery-only kitchens grew in line with this incredible uprising of […]

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July 10th, 2020
Covid-19 & Dark Kitchens: Adapting to Food Delivery Service

On March 16th 2020, the announcement came that UK residents should avoid all restaurants, bars and pubs, and not before long, hospitality establishments across the country were forcibly closed as we entered a mandatory lockdown.  The last few months have been the most testing that many of us have faced in our lifetime. Among many […]

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May 29th, 2020
The Rise of the Dark Kitchen: Benefits and Business Models

What is a Dark Kitchen? A dark kitchen, also known as a cloud, virtual, remote, commissary and ghost kitchen, unlike a traditional restaurant, is a professional kitchen that only produces food for delivery. It contains the kitchen equipment and facilities needed to prepare food but has no dining area for customers. The dark kitchen business […]

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