Coronavirus will give a further boost to the Ghost Kitchens

Download the catalogues to discover our products

* The field is required

Privacy Policy

Coronavirus will give a further boost to the Ghost Kitchens

Ghost Kitchens or Dark Kitchens are the “invisible” centralized kitchens, active in the preparation of food, exclusively for delivery characterized by a management that optimizes food safety, time, resources and purchases.

Delivery food is an increasingly growing phenomenon. Perhaps because Amazon got all us used to receiving the solution of our problems at home, food delivery today has a turnover of 35 billion dollars on a global scale and the projection to 2030 is around of 365 billion dollars, with growth 20% composite year on year.

Main players decided to concentrate food production in large centralized kitchens (ghost kitchen), decentralized and less expensive, capable of supplying thousands of meals a day, in full compliance with all the strictest hygiene standards. Once meals are ready, they move the logistics sector to bring them home or to satellite locations such as canteens, university residences and private homes. Across Europe there are now about 5,000 active “Ghost kitchens” and within the next 5 years they will serve over 200 thousand catering brands. (Source: UberEats).

What are the advantages of the Ghost Kitchen

  • They are able to guarantee excellence at an operational level and greater agility and standardization in product management which translates into greater efficiency for the restaurant industry;
  • They can represent for a classic restaurant a platform for expansion and relaunch, in these moments, with very low risk, which eliminates the costs of renting the premises and equipment and other operating expenses such as utilities, operating costs, cleaning;
  • They are real food factories that must produce added value to increase the quality of customer service, in terms of the variety of the offer, food hygiene and safety.


Coronavirus will give a further boost to the Ghost Kitchens

During this period, due to the Covid-19 virus, the dynamics of every economic sector, none excluded, are evolving. Ghost Kitchens are playing a central role where, for example, entire Municipalities ask for help in the preparation and delivery of safe meals at home. These centralized kitchens are able to respond to the health emergency with more restrictive measure for food safety and hygiene and for the workplace but also having technologies controlling the consistency of the result. Millennial’s eating habits overflow in this historical moment and they will consolidate even when the health emergency will overcome.

More and more kitchens are choosing the technology solution of the Cucimix line of Firex Srl: An automated cooker able to replicate the same recipe indefinitely ensuring compliance with the recipe, minimizing labor and human intervention and therefore increasing the levels of safety and hygiene: the operator sets the machine’s touch screen, and then focus himself to other activities. Endless recipes, large batches and standardization.

Firex Srl offers a range of machinery perfect for the most advanced centralized kitchens but, in this period, wants to do more. Moreover of keeping on providing assistance to its customers, of the food service and food processing sector, it presents a new service:

Remote cooking test. Inside the virtual room of the Firex Kitchen Lab, company demonstration kitchen, allows you to evaluate together with the food technologist whether the solution is the right one for you or your customer. Furthermore, a technical and commercial suppor is provided, on the best alternatives to restart or give new life to the business, also following the new trends of food delivery.

In a period of great change as is what companies are experiencing today, Firex Srl continues with its production activities because it is functional to ensure the continuity of the supply chains of essential activities and is increasingly seeking to perform its service at its best and to ensure continuity, with the usual responsibility and interest in customer needs.

.

Sources:

  • Ghost kitchen: trend, opportunità e rischi – FoodService.com 
  • Ghost Kitchen, ecco perché saranno un boom – https://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/Ghost-kitchen-ecco-perche-saranno-boom – Sole 24 Ore – Gianni Rusconi
  • Il Coronavirus cambia il food delivery: consegne contactless e mensa diffusa per smart worker – https://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/consegne-contact-less-e-mensa-diffusa-chi-fa-smart-working-coronavirus-cambia-food-delivery – Sole 24 Ore – Gianni Rusconi
  • Coronavirus, con take away e food delivery i ristoranti contrastano il crollo dei clienti – https://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/coronavirus-take-away-e-food-delivery-ristoranti-contrastano-crollo-clienti-ADsktQ – Sole 24 Ore – M.T. Manuelli

Last news

Check out the events
by Firex

FUDI: We would purchase Firex again
FUDI: We would purchase Firex again

We chose Firex because it offers solutions to our capacity requirments and constant monitoring is not require.

More

Brugnaro Srl: We have relied on the Firex experience
Brugnaro Srl: We have relied on the Firex experience

Brugnaro Srl: we have relied on the Firex experience because our wish has been to keep the quality level of our products high.

More

Food Boutique: the ghost kitchen which has chosen Cucimix
Food Boutique: the ghost kitchen which has chosen Cucimix

We were looking for a flexible machine, able to produce different types of menus, without altering the organoleptic qualities of the raw materials. After many tests and trials, among various companies, we met Firex Srl with its 30 liters multifunctional solution. Cucimix

More

Ghost kitchen and ghost restaurants: new business models
Ghost kitchen and ghost restaurants: new business models

Ghost kitchen and ghost restaurants. The new business model for professional kitchen also in Italy

More

FIREX supported the 400 children-ambassadors for Africa
FIREX supported the 400 children-ambassadors for Africa

With Firex 400 children ambassadors to bring water to Uganda. Water! In many areas of the world it means contributing to the socio-economic well-being of a country. This is what we did in Uganda, bringing drinking water to a school.

More

Firex towards a green approach
Firex towards a green approach

International contexts require to continuously invest to improve all the processes and solutions offered. For over 20 years in Firex we have been following a process of continuous improvement in terms of responsibility and sustainability, right from the beginning of the production process.

More

Sessantasei Srl: Handmade taste ready meals has chosen Firex
Sessantasei Srl: Handmade taste ready meals has chosen Firex

Sessantasei Srl: Handmade taste ready meals has chosen Cucimix and Easypan by Firex

More

Share the taste: the revolution in the professional kitchen
Share the taste: the revolution in the professional kitchen

Share the taste, the recent payoff chosen by Firex, merge our image always linked to big size machines, able to produce large quantities of food, therefore for communities and central kitchns, with a new concept of high-quality food and taste.

More

Hand sanitizer: we have the technology to self produce it
Hand sanitizer: we have the technology to self produce it

Self-produced hand sanitizing with Cucimix machinery, the machine suitable for companies, the GDO. With Cucimix by Firex it is possible, cheap and useful to respond to the Covid19 emergency.

More

Firex is open
Firex is open

During Corona virus, Firex from Belluno is open. As per the "DPCM of 22nd March 2020, Firex continues with its production activities, because it is functional to ensure the continuity of the supply chains of essential activities.

More

Coronavirus at Firex Srl how we deal with the emergency
Coronavirus at Firex Srl how we deal with the emergency

Coronavirus Belluno. Firex srl is working to ensure continuity of service for our customers and for all our employees

More

Sign up our newsletter to find what's new on our products

* The field is required