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'Ghost kitchens' are taking over fast-food chains from Chick-fil-A to Wendy's

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Wendy's became the latest fast-food chain to name-check ghost kitchens on Friday, at the company's investor day .
Abigail Pringle, Wendy's chief development officer, said "dark kitchens" would be a significant part of the chain's expansion strategy and said it planned to open two of these delivery-focused locations in the US by the end of the year.
Chains including The Halal Guys, Sweetgreen, and Chick-fil-A have partnered with leading ghost-kitchen brand Kitchen United to offer delivery out of a shared commercial kitchen.
In September, Kitchen United closed on a $40 million Series B...
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