February 22, 2020

Dark Kitchen Deliveries


Dark Kitchen Deliveries
The well-known fast food chain has opened a new type of store. Image from Pikrepo

Are you craving some fast food? If so, you can get McDonald’s delivered from its new dark kitchen location. This new dark kitchen format involves a restaurant that is totally committed to delivery only—there is no place to sit down and eat, and the restaurant deals exclusively with delivery workers.

The branch opened in the summer of 2019 and has been steadily increasing in popularity since then, according to representatives from the delivery service Delivery Club. Part of its success is due to its convenient location, in an area with a high-density population, near the Yugo-Zapadnaya (“Southwest”) metro station.

At the moment, McDonald’s is the only fast-food chain to open a dark kitchen. Its main competitor, KFC, has no plans to open a delivery-focused restaurant. McDonald’s is currently looking for a new location to open a combined store—one that has a seating area for customers and also an extra kitchen catering to delivery.

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