Ghost Kitchen Forecast: Steaming HOT!
Market surveys indicate that half of enterprise brands will launch some form of ghost, host or cloud kitchen concept in 2021, and that the global cloud kitchen market size, estimated at $43.1B in 2019, is forecasted to reach $71.4B by 2027.
Ghost Kitchen Conference Buzz
It is easy for a conference organizer to talk about how great a conference was, but it is more powerful to get testimonials from actual attendees. Check out this selection of LinkedIn posts from those attending the Ghost Kitchen Conference. It is so great to see the enthusiasm. And a bit humbling. We are so pleased that attendees found it worthwhile.
C3 Becomes Chowly’s Exclusive Virtual Restaurant Partner
C3, a food and beverage platform bringing food halls and ghost kitchens to high-profile real estate, announced a new partnership with Chowly to become its exclusive virtual restaurant partner bringing its portfolio of 40 digital brands to the point-of-sale integration company’s restaurant clients.
Red Robin, Donatos Pizza Scale Up Non-Traditional Partnership
Following in the footsteps of BBQ Holdings, which doubled down on dual-concept locations with brands outside its corporate umbrella, Red Robin brought a slimmed-down version of the Donatos Pizza menu into its kitchens as a way to expand its delivery and dine-in offerings before the pandemic. Now, a year and a half later as dining rooms repopulate, the partnership is proving successful enough that the companies are scaling up even as Red Robin rolls out three new virtual restaurant concepts.
Interview With Successful Cloud Kitchen Owners in USA
So here’s a natural question – how do you make sure that buyers will choose your cloud kitchen service and not your competitor’s? And how do you make sure that your cloud restaurant will keep growing despite so high competition, increasing food costs, and emerging problems?
UK: The Growth Of Dark (or Ghost) Kitchen Delivery
The number of dark kitchens (non-branded food production hubs for servicing takeaway orders) could increase by 30% to reach more than 1,000 in the UK within the next 12 months. And we’re in pole position with our SaaS solutions to support the raft of new dark kitchens emerging.
Europe: The Rise of Ghost Kitchens: Order Online, Eat at Home
In this second article of our retail series we’ll have look at the meal delivery industry, which has propelled the existence of so-called ghost kitchens, or dark restaurants. These cater to people ordering online, have no seats, and often combine different types of cuisine under one roof.