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JustEat delivery driver cycling through London streets
May 29th, 2024
Tips for Expanding Your London Food Delivery Business

Expanding your London food delivery business can be both exciting and daunting. With a food scene as diverse as London’s, there plenty of opportunity for growth.  Starting a business and scaling are two very different tasks. It can be hard knowing where to start in the growth phase, to ensure your growth is authentic and […]

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Food takeaway box filled with nachos
April 17th, 2024
Dark Kitchen Restaurants: A Passing Fad or Here to Stay?

There is no doubt, the popularity of dark kitchen restaurants has taken the foodie world by storm in recent years. These dark kitchen rentals operate with an online-only business model and have gained traction since 2020 (you know when…). Many restaurant operators and food business owners switched to focus on takeaway and delivery only food […]

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Chefs preparing batches of food in commercial kitchen
March 18th, 2024
Choosing a Private or Shared Use Kitchen Rental in London

Whether you’re looking to start out, scale up or require space to create a new product for your thriving foodservice business, a commercial kitchen can have you cooking up a storm in no time. As a budding foodpreneur, one of the most important things to consider is the type of kitchen space you will need. […]

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Commercial kitchen
March 12th, 2024
How to Rent a Commercial Kitchen: Questions to Ask

Committing to a commercial kitchen rental for your food business is a big step and one that shouldn’t be taken lightly. A kitchen space is the foundation of your organisation, and finding the perfect kitchen to rent can sky-rocket your success.  The first few steps in renting your commercial space will be among the most […]

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bustling street food market
November 20th, 2023
How to Start a Street Food Business in London

If you’re an aspiring street food vendor in London, we want to share some advice. No fluff, just practical steps to turn your passion into a thriving business venture.  London is a world leader for food, and of course, street food. Cultural diversity and creativity in the food scene, allow London to exceed many of […]

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Chef holding a stack of food delivery boxes
July 14th, 2023
Delivery Kitchens 101: Opening a Delivery-Only Kitchen in London

With the soaring demand for food delivery services, the rise of delivery-only kitchens in London has revolutionised the food business landscape. These commercial kitchens, ready to move and flexible to suit different needs, offer entrepreneurs a cost-effective alternative to traditional restaurant setups. We delve into the process of establishing a delivery-only kitchen in the bustling […]

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chef preparing food in a dark kitchen
May 16th, 2023
Soft, Transferable and Technical Skills of the Modern Food Industry

Welcome to the delicious world of the modern food industry! With countless culinary creations popping up every day, it’s no surprise that this industry is one of the most exciting fields out there. But what makes a successful chef or food entrepreneur? Today, a career in the food industry requires a unique blend of skills […]

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Waiter Robot
February 16th, 2023
How Tech is Amplifying the Running of a Commercial Kitchen

Running a commercial kitchen is no small feat; it requires extensive knowledge of food safety, precise menu planning, streamlined workflows and efficient staff management. But with the rapid advancement of technology, modern kitchens are better equipped to meet demands and stay ahead of the competition. By leveraging the power of technology, chefs are able to […]

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Healthy, colourful food on a plate
December 19th, 2022
Upcoming Food Trends for 2023: Consumer and Business

With an ever-changing landscape of trends, shifts in consumer preferences, technological advances, and a cost-of-living crisis thrown into the mix, foodies and restaurants alike eagerly await what 2023 will whip up for the food industry. From emerging cuisines and unique flavour combinations to kitchen robots and vertical farming, we explore the upcoming food trends for 2023 that […]

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