Watch: What are ghost kitchens & why are they taking over our cities?
Not quite as spooky as they sound, but ghost kitchens are popping up in cities everywhere...
Video script by Judy Cogan. Animations by Leslie Wai.
When you order food online, you probably give little thought to the precise kitchen your meal is being cooked in — focusing more on why it's taking so long, or whether you should bother warming plates up in the oven or just eat it out of its wrapping.
But as the takeaway industry just keeps on growing – it's expected to supersize to a hefty $200 billion by 2025 – it's putting a huge strain on restaurants. The solution is possibly found in ghost kitchens, but what are they, and how will they help?