Cloud Kitchens 101
If you are in the restaurant business or are considering opening a restaurant of your own, you may have come across the term ‘cloud kitchen’.
But what exactly is a cloud kitchen?
Simply put, a cloud kitchen (also referred to as a ‘dark kitchen’, ‘virtual kitchen’, and a ‘ghost kitchen’) is a restaurant that offers only delivery services.
But there is so much more to what makes a cloud kitchen so enticing and why venture capitalists are investing billions into them around the world. Here at Kitchen Connect, we are a cloud kitchen supplier helping cooks and restauranteurs around Malaysia easily start and scale their own food businesses.
These are the 5 things you need to know about cloud kitchens, and why they are significantly cheaper than opening a traditional restaurant.
#1 - Lower Rent Costs
But in contrast, cloud kitchens are delivery-only. Your cloud kitchen won’t have a front of house experience; therefore, you only need a space large enough to prepare, cook, and package your food.