cloud kitchen


plural cloud kitchens
: a commercial cooking facility used for the preparation of food consumed off the premises : ghost kitchen
With deliveries surging, many recognize their existing stores aren't the optimal way to meet demand and have turned to cloud kitchens, also known as ghost or dark kitchens. Chains like Chili's, Applebee's and Chipotle have already set up their own delivery-centric virtual locations.Saritha Rai

Examples of cloud kitchen in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cloud kitchen will serve as a boost for more people to have a steady income. Imelda García, Dallas News, 28 Aug. 2023

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First Known Use

2015, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cloud kitchen was in 2015

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“Cloud kitchen.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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