First Look: Walmart’s 1st U.S. Ghost Kitchens Location
The first Ghost Kitchen at Walmart opened in Canada back in March of this year. The company’s lean operations and technologies allow it to operate dozens of international brands under one banner. The Rochester location, for example, offers meal pickup or delivery from up to 25 food brands, including new additions to Ghost Kitchens’ roster, such as Costa Coffee, Kraft Mac & Cheese, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit and Shaquille O’Neal’s Big Chicken.A few additional restaurant and CPG brands available at the Rochester location includeSaladworks, SLUSH PUPPiE, Cinnabon, Quiznos, The Cheesecake Factory Bakery, Red Bull and more.
“We are thrilled for this next chapter of our growth story in the U.S. as we continue innovating with seamless integrations of new and improved restaurant concepts,” said George Kottas, founder and CEO, Ghost Kitchens. “We are proud to work with Walmart to create best-in-class, technology-driven customer experiences and make top-tier products more accessible across both Canadian and U.S. markets.”