Welcome to First Bite, a Nation’s Restaurant News podcast, your daily source of news from NRN hosted by Holly Petre.
Today, we’re examining the latest round of funding by ghost kitchen company Kitchen United.
On Monday, Kitchen United raised $100 million in its latest round of Series C funding led by Kroger, Burger King parent Restaurant Brands International, shopping mall company Simon and convenience store brand Circle K.
To date, ghost kitchen company Kitchen United has raised $175 million in funding.
This diverse round of investors, including former football star Peyton Manning, proves that ghost kitchen and off-premises technology extends beyond strictly restaurant chains and can be useful within the retail and entertainment industries.
NRN senior editor Joanna Fantozzi has more on the story.
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