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Kitchen United raises $100 million with investments from Burger King parent and Kroger

Ghost kitchen technology company Kitchen United announced Monday a $100 million round of series C fundraising, with new investors from a variety of industries, including Burger King parent Restaurant Brands International, supermarket company, the Kroger Co., Simon shopping malls company, and convenience store chain, Couche-Tard / Circle K.

After Securing $100 Million In Funding, Kitchen United Proves Ghost Kitchens Have Plenty Of Long-Term Potential

Through the turbulence, Kitchen United has remained steady. In fact, just last week, the ghost kitchen operator secured a $100 million funding round from some recognizable names like Burger King parent Restaurant Brands International, The Kroger Co. and shopping mall giant Simon. The roster of investors also includes leaders across the convenience store, packaging, logistics, distribution, […]

Why Kitchen United’s CEO is following a drastically different playbook than ghost kitchen rivals Reef and CloudKitchens as he plans for supercharged growth in 2022

The company’s first Mix location inside a grocery store opened January 5 inside a 93,000-square-foot Ralphs. The complete 1,784-square-foot ghost kitchen, which replaced a portion of the supermarket’s deli section, is behind clear windows so shoppers can see their food being prepared  – a stark contrast to the dark kitchen operations of Reef and CloudKitchens.

Kitchen United Tests Grocery Location With Plans to Expand

Kitchen United Inc.’s cooking sites are usually tucked away from the public eye with the pickup window serving as the sole point of contact with customers and delivery drivers. But its newest location, inside a Ralphs Grocery Co. store in Westwood, provides a view of the ghost kitchens occupied by chefs from Westchester-based Fresh Brothers, […]

Two Ceos on the Kitchen United-Zuul Acquisition

Kitchen United has acquired Zuul, the New York-based ghost kitchen and technology provider to bolster its batched-ordering support and establish a beachhead in the largest delivery market in the United States. The deal is Kitchen United’s first acquisition and, according to CEO Michael Montagano, makes the California-based company the largest full-scale ghost kitchen company in […]

Kitchen United Acquires Ghost Kitchen Developer Zuul

Virtual restaurant company Kitchen United announced Monday the acquisition of ghost kitchen developer Zuul for an undisclosed amount. This is Kitchen United’s first acquisition and will support the company’s ghost kitchen network growth in New York City.

What Are Ghost Kitchens and Why Is Kroger Putting Them in Its Stores?

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way a lot of people purchase and order food. And nowadays, consumers are looking for more and more options on the takeout and delivery front. Enter ghost kitchens. Ghost kitchens provide facilities for restaurants, catering services, and other businesses to prepare food for takeout and delivery.

Kroger and Kitchen United Partner to Provide Customers On-Demand Meal Pick Up and Delivery from Popular Restaurants

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America’s largest grocery retailer, and ghost kitchen industry leader Kitchen United announced a partnership to offer customers freshly prepared, on-demand restaurant food.

Kitchen United Is Bringing Camile Thai To The US As It Looks To Triple Its Footprint This Year

Kitchen United today announced it is adding Camile Thai to its growing portfolio of restaurant brands. With this deal, operators can license the Camile Thai brand exclusively at Kitchen United locations. The brand will make its U.S. debut in Kitchen United Mix’s newly-opened Chicago The Loop ghost kitchen location.

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