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Launching a Ghost Kitchen

Wednesday, May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm • Organized By Square One Small Business Programming by Mid-Continent Public Library
Online Event


Are you curious about the sudden rise in ghost kitchens, virtual brands, and food delivery apps? Or maybe how your business might benefit from launching a ghost kitchen of your own? Christina Livers from US Foods is here to help! Christina will cover the basics of building an online brand and choosing the right menu, technology, and marketing platforms needed to maximize your sales and digital visibility.

Participant Take-aways:

  • Learn about the types of virtual kitchens like ghost kitchens and pop-ups
  • Understand what a virtual brand is and why you need to keep your brands separate
  • Explore third party marketplaces like Chow Now, Door Dash, Menufy and how they interface with technology platforms like Square and Toast

Viewing Format: Facebook Live on the Food Ed Facebook Account