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The rise of the Ghost Kitchen

Ep. 29

Durning the pandemic many restaurants turned off their ovens, corked their wine, and closed their doors. Services like Seamless and Doordash exploded providing the vital service of connecting hungry customers with a variety of culinary delights. But many of these orders weren't from restaurants at all, but rather delivery-only businesses known as “Ghost Kitchens.” 

On this episode of Remote Space, host Doug Thomas chats with journalist Kristen Hawley about the rise of the Ghost Kitchen, an evolution in the restaurant business that began before the pandemic and has grown exponentially with the rise in meal delivery.  


Resources:

Kristen Hawley's Website:

https://www.kristenhawley.com/

Kristen Hawley's Ghost Kitchen Article:

https://www.eater.com/21540765/ghost-kitchens-virtual-restaurants-covid-19-industry-impact

Kristen Hawley's LinkedIn:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristenhawley/

Doug Thomas' LinkedIn: 

https://www.linkedin.com/in/douglas-k-thomas/ 

 

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