today, kitchen hub, Canada’s first virtual food court, opens its fourth location within the Liberty Village of Lungo, marking the start of a long-term partnership with the Toronto grocery chain. This opening marks the first Ghost Kitchen concept to open inside a grocery store in the city – and the first of its kind in Canada. Future site opportunities are being explored.
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The Kitchen Hub, known for serving incredible fast food, has four new kitchens in Longo’s Liberty Village. Here is a full list of items from Toronto’s beloved Thai restaurant PAIThe hype-worthy city of Montreal Gourmet Mandi SaladsFast growing fried chicken and burger meal Comfort Food in Cabano and authentic Mexican fare from Elia Herrera of Colibri with tecolote. Customers can mix and match items from all four restaurants as well as add fast food specials from The Cheesecake Factory BakeryAnd the Il Day Bakery. Longo Ready-to-eat items Homemade pizzas, sushi bento boxes, salads, grilled chicken, and all-day breakfast will also be available. All items can be ordered through on-site Kitchen Hub kiosks as well as from KitchenHub.com or third-party delivery apps for contactless ordering, pick-up, take-out or delivery.
“We are always looking for new ways to bypass the demands of the rapidly evolving foreign ordering channel,” Adam Armland, co-founder and CEO of Kitchen Hub, says:. “We have identified a great opportunity to not only expand our business model by adding an entirely new style to a virtual food court, but also to benefit our grocery partner by increasing in-store foot traffic and our customers by providing simplified access to fast food in an incredible way in a way that has not been Happening before. We are excited to partner with Longo, another Toronto-based brand, for this exciting new expansion.”
“At Longo, our guests are always on the lookout for delicious food as well as more convenient ways to shop for quality meal solutions. We understand the changing demands and behaviors of our guests and take pride in constantly evolving to provide the best possible shopping experience” Anthony Longo, President and CEO of Longo. “Kitchen Hub’s curated collection of high-profile brands will ensure that we continue to elevate, innovate and attract our guests. We are excited to bring this new offering to our Liberty Village community.”
The Kitchen Hub first opened its doors in 2020, providing infrastructure and services for restaurants to expand at low overhead costs, allowing them to reach new customers while maintaining control over their food production. The brand has also developed proprietary technology, providing restaurant partners with a full line of products and access to real-time background data. Through these analytics, Kitchen Hub and its restaurant partners gain insight into local consumer trends and refine offerings to reflect location-specific demands.
The Kitchen Hub offers pickup or delivery via KitchenHub.com, all major third party delivery services and from all Toronto locations: 935 The Queensway (Etobicoke), 234 Parliament Street (Downtown East), 1121 Castlefield Avenue (Castlefield Design + Decor District) and launched Newly 1100 King St West, (Liberty Village). To celebrate the new Liberty Village location, the Kitchen Hub will be offering customers free delivery and $10 off their first online order (minimum $40) at KitchenHub.com using promo code: LIBERTY10 until October 14, 2022. Not to be combined with other offers.
About Kitchen Hub Food Court
Kitchen Hub creates incredible dining experiences. As Canada’s first virtual food court, Kitchen Hub is revolutionizing the fast food and delivery industry by bringing popular restaurants together under one roof. Across all four GTA locations, customers can select menu items from all Kitchen Hub partners, resulting in an array of foods they love – all in one takeout order. The concept allows surrounding neighborhoods to access restaurants that were not previously in the delivery area, with the restaurants offering a viable business model for takeout by providing kitchen space, technology and services to expand at low upfront costs. Founded in early 2020, Kitchen Hub brings together experts in the hospitality, technology and real estate fields. For more information visit KitchenHub.com Or hear more from the founders of the brand over here.
About the Longo Brothers Fruit Market
Longo is a Canadian family-run organization that began in 1956 when three brothers, Tommy, Joe and Gus, opened their first fruit market. What started as a small family-run store, has since grown into a company that operates 36 stores in communities across Toronto and the GTA, as well as Grocery Gateway, the leader in online sales of home groceries. Today, Longo maintains the same family values as they did 65 years ago, putting family standards at the heart of everything they do. Longo prides itself on serving its guests with the level of quality food they believe every family deserves and giving back to the communities in which it operates through the Longo Family Charitable Foundation.