Ghost kitchens are one of the hottest trends in food. Ghost kitchens (also known as dark kitchens, cloud kitchens, and virtual restaurants, among a slew of other flashy names) are delivery-only restaurants found almost exclusively on food delivery apps like UberEats and Grubhub. Rather than storefronts with dining areas, they usually operate out of existing restaurants, commissary kitchens or food trucks.
Delivery is taking over the world by storm – growing double digits year over year. A trend fuelled by consumers and megaplatforms like DoorDash and Grubhub.
Whether you are new to the business or a seasoned restaurateur trying out a new concept, delivery-only provides a great way to test your idea. Several key benefits are: