Tag: Ghost Kitchens

Ghost Kitchen Expansion Could Create `New Reality’ for QSRs

Many fast-food chains, including Chick-fil-A, Wendy’s, and Burger King, continue to expand their ghost kitchen operations and lean further into the delivery space. But with dining restrictions easing and restaurant traffic on rise — why …

Examining the Viability of Virtual Restaurant Brands

On February 18, The Food Institute, in conjunction with DMA, hosted a webinar that examined the recent explosion of ghost kitchens and virtual brands. The event, which featured executives from Denny’s, Kitchen United, and Lettuce …

Ghost Kitchens Expanding Across the U.S.

While the pandemic continues, food delivery and ghost kitchens are gaining in popularity as 2020 comes to a close. Media company Thrillist is working with New York-based ghost kitchen company Zuul to open a ghost …

Foodservice Goes from Pivoting to Transforming

In wake of the pandemic, foodservice is continuing to adapt in unique ways to survive. UK-based Pret A Manger has struggled during the pandemic without the commuter crowd. In August, weekly sales in Britain were …

Training Restaurateurs for New Foodservice Models

Rick Camac, Dean of Restaurant & Hospitality Management at the Institute of Culinary Education in New York City, joined the Food Institute’s Brian Choi and Chris Campbell to discuss how restaurateurs have been forced to …

Foodservice Enters Survival Mode

The coronavirus pandemic is likely going to create longterm changes in the restaurant industry. Nearly one-third of consumers plan to cook at home even more than they do now once stay-at-home recommendations have lifted, according …

Can Ghost Kitchens Save Restaurants?

The “ghost food hall” concept could be a lifeline for restaurant owners to help carry them through the health crisis, reported The Washington Post (July 20). The concept combines the ghost kitchen model, which serves meals exclusively …

What’s Trending for the New Year?

Lab grown meat, ghost kitchens and alcohol-free beverages are expected to be trends in 2020, according to Baum + Whiteman’s 2020 Food & Beverage Report. Lab grown meats, made from animal cells, are coming to the …