The pandemic brought unprecedented changes upon the restaurant industry. From pivots to outdoor dining and delivery services to menu changes, another big change has been the growth in numbers of ghost kitchens—delivery-only restaurants eschewing the traditional business model of sit-down, dine-in service.
The growth in popularity isn’t totally unforeseen—industry experts predicted they would increase in numbers over the next few years, but the pace of new brands popping up has certainly been faster than anticipated, perhaps thanks to the pandemic’s surge in off premise dining demand. Part of that could be attributed to the rise in popularity of third-party delivery. Download our white paper to see why combi ovens are a must have for ghost kitchens!