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Ghost kitchen 2022 Trend

Ghost kitchen 2022 Trend

How do they work and what´s a Ghost Kitchen?

2022 has been full of surprises, trending and new forms of business continue to appear every day, and one of the businesses that has undoubtedly expanded the most so far is the kitchen. Due to the closing of many businesses because of the pandemic, new forms of commerce have emerged and “ghost kitchens” have appeared.

And if at some point you heard this term, but do not know what it is, then do not stop reading because this article is made especially for you and we will tell you everything you need to know about this new trend.


What is a ghost kitchen?

First of all, let’s clarify the term as such because although it may seem confusing in reality it is not a big deal, this type of kitchen, is essentially those that are born for restaurants that have no space to serve the public.

The main focus of this type of kitchen is to prepare food, sell it and send it to customers who have ordered through digital media, or various applications such as UberEats, DoorDash, or even with its own application or means of order (including Whatsapp).

However, even though these businesses do not have the physical space to serve customers, they certainly do need the physical space for the kitchen, which is mostly a commercial kitchen or a restaurant kitchen set up so that several people can work and prepare everything they need.


Uses of space, equipment and appliances needed for the kitchen

The concept of this type of kitchen is not defined as such and is still evolving, but why? Simply because the construction of a restaurant kitchen or commercial kitchen is based on the type of food to be prepared, the space available and the budget.

These spaces can be for small kitchens or large kitchens, in some cases more space is dedicated to ovens (especially Italian kitchens), in other cases much of the space is left for containers and refrigerators; and finally we have those gourmet kitchens where the dishes are prepared with great care and requires a large kitchen countertop to prepare ingredients, salads and other components of the dish.

So in terms of space and resources needed for a phantom kitchen, the essential elements vary depending on who you ask, so if you aim to establish such a kitchen, then you should consider your needs and work accordingly; this will result in your own custom kitchen.


Attractions of ghost kitchens – Why are they so popular?

The reason why these kitchens have gained so much popularity are several:

  • First of all we have that this type of business was driven by the pandemic in 2020 and already has more than 2 years of growth in the market and will not stop now as it is in full swing.
  • The rise of rrss and home delivery services: Previously a person ordered food once a week, but now generations order food more than 3 times a week, so the volumes of food to be prepared are higher and a traditional kitchen is not enough, so if you want to win more customers you must invest, where the most sensible thing would be to build or remodel the kitchen to get more space and efficiency.
  • Profitable and comfortable business: Working without having to serve the public is very profitable, however our kitchen must have certain features to prepare food, because when it comes to a business, there are certain parameters to be met.

Basic Steps to install a phantom kitchen

Here are 4 things to keep in mind when installing this type of kitchen (especially if you want to profit from it):

  1. Do your research: starting a phantom kitchen requires creativity and ingenuity, so you should seek proper advice and counsel, although it is best to hire a professional to avoid mistakes (here you can contact a professional).
  2. Define your type of kitchen: The type of kitchen you want is defined by the type of food you are going to prepare, you must be clear about what you want and what you need.
  3. Define the space: When designing a kitchen or remodeling it is important to know the space well, not only what you currently have, but also the surrounding area, because sometimes it is possible to expand the kitchen with a low cost remodeling.
  4. Hire a professional: Even if you are good at carpentry or painting, you must keep in mind that in kitchen remodeling, electrical installations, water installations, floor and wall finishes, and many other things must be done.


Did you find our article informative? Then visit our blog for more content, and if you want to do a kitchen remodeling or install a phantom kitchen, do not hesitate to contact Kitchen Design & Remodeling, just click here.

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