Burger King has develop into the most recent meals chain to launch its first so-called dark kitchen because it caters for hovering house supply demand.
The quick meals big mentioned it’s trialling its first delivery-only website, which launched on Sunday in Kentish Town, north London.
Burger King mentioned it’s working in partnership with FoodStars, the supply kitchen enterprise backed by former Uber boss Travis Kalanick, to launch the growth.
The new kitchen may have the potential to achieve round 400,000 prospects, additionally overlaying the Camden and Highgate areas.
Rival eating places manufacturers together with Wagamama and Rosa’s Thai Kitchen have additionally expanded delivery-only operations in the course of the pandemic.
Burger King mentioned prospects will be capable to order a variety of merchandise, such because the Whopper burger, from the placement by means of Deliveroo, and Just Eat and Uber Eats quickly after.
The chain has seen buying and selling bolstered by means of supply apps in the course of the pandemic, with its eating places closed to prospects for giant durations.
The new launch comes because the enterprise prepares to welcome prospects again into eating places within the newest part within the Government’s highway map out of lockdown restrictions.
Alasdair Murdoch, chief govt of Burger King UK, mentioned: “We know shoppers have discovered meals supply companies to be an actual assist throughout these difficult instances, and that takeaways have supplied some much-needed pleasure up and down the nation.
“The opening of the first delivery-only Burger King kitchen marks an growth of this valued service, which we imagine will drive progress.”