Will the Pandemic Have a Lasting Effect on Ghost Kitchens?
[Podcast] Join the Food Institute’s Chris Campbell as he talks with Kitchen United chief business officer Atul Sood and Combo Kitchen CEO Hossein Kasmai to fully define the ghost kitchen model, explore demographic shifts affecting the bottom line at ghost kitchens, and what the industry may look like in the years to come.
Ghost Kitchens Aren't As Spooky As They Sound...
Pair the increase in mobile application and web-based ordering with a global pandemic, and you have a recipe for a new service model that is adaptable, flexible, and designed to keep restaurant operators afloat by lowering costs: ghost kitchens.
Ghost Kitchen — It’s Here But Will It Last?
Even before Covid-19 arrived, food delivery apps had begun reshaping the restaurant industry. A staggering number of people were ordering food to eat at home, and a significant portion of those sales was facilitated through apps.
Ghost Kitchens, Changing Cities, and Other E-Commerce Trends to Watch
Let’s think ten years out. With a ghost kitchen future, food discovery occurs in-app (or via wearable/smart assistant) and it’s mediated by personalization algorithms. Food preparation is consolidated in industrial warehouses—and in some cases, automated with robots. Orders are delivered by algorithmically managed gig workers or autonomous vehicles.
Ex-Publican Chef Transforms North Shore Stalwart With Ghost Kitchens
Upscale restaurant Guildhall, which opened in Glencoe a little more than seven years ago, has undergone some changes during the pandemic. They’ve launched a series of new concepts as a ghost kitchen — a takeout-only restaurant with online-only ordering — under the supervision of a new executive chef, a veteran of one of the city’s most successful restaurant groups.
Cloud Kitchens the New Norm, Says Foodpanda Director
In an interview with theedgemarkets.com, Rao said a secondary benefit of cloud kitchens is that they place entrepreneurs close to urban centres of demand by utilising distressed property assets, thereby lowering operational and real estate costs.