Kitchen Hub Food Hall partners with Longo’s to open Toronto’s first virtual Food Hall inside a grocery store and the first of its kind in Canada

This historic release at Longo’s freedom town is Kitchen Hub’s fourth location and first “store-within-a-store” concept

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TORONTO, September 20, 2022 /CNW/ – Today, kitchen center, Canada first virtual food hall, opens its local room inside Longo’s freedom townkicking off the start of a long-term partnership with the Torontogrocery store 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 placement opportunities are being explored.

Kitchen Hub, known for amazing takeout, has four new kitchens at Longo’s freedom town. There is a full menu of items from toronto beloved thai restaurant MYP, Montréal buzz worthy Mandy’s Gourmet Saladsfast growing fried chicken and burger place Cabano’s comfort food and authentic Mexican food Elijah Herrera of hummingbird with owl. Customers can mix and match items from all four restaurants, as well as add takeout offers from The Cheesecake Factory BakeryY Elle Dee Bakery. long ready to eat items like homemade pizza, sushi bento boxes, salads, rotisserie chickens and all-day breakfast will also be available. All items can be ordered through the kiosks on the Kitchen Hub site, as well as from KitchenHub.com or third-party delivery apps for contactless ordering, pickup, dine-in or delivery.

“We are always looking for new ways to meet the demands of the rapidly evolving takeout channel.” He says adam armelandco-founder and CEO of Kitchen Hub. “We identified an incredible opportunity to not only expand our business model by adding an entirely new style of virtual food hall, but also benefit our grocery partner by driving in-store foot traffic and our customers by giving them simplified access to incredible takeout in a way that has never been done before. We are delighted to be partnering with Longo’s, another Toronto-brand founded, for this exciting new expansion.”

“At Longo’s, our Guests are always looking for delicious food as well as increasingly convenient ways to shop for quality dining solutions. We understand the changing demands and behaviors of our Guests and pride ourselves on constantly evolving to provide the best shopping experience possible.” . said antonio longoPresident and CEO of Longo’s. “Kitchen Hub’s collection of curated offerings from top-tier brands will ensure that we continue to elevate, innovate and engage our guests. We are excited to bring this new offering to our freedom town community.”

Kitchen Hub first opened its doors in 2020, providing infrastructure and services for restaurants to expand with low overhead costs, allowing them to reach new customers while maintaining control of their food production. The brand has also developed proprietary technology, providing restaurant partners with a fully integrated suite of products and access to real-time back-end data. With these analytics, Kitchen Hub and its restaurant partners learn more about localized consumer trends and refine offerings to reflect location-specific demands.

Kitchen Hub offers pickup or delivery through KitchenHub.com, all major third-party delivery services, and all Toronto locations: 935 The Queensway (Etobicoke), 234 Parliament Street (Downtown East), 1121 Castlefield Avenue (Castlefield Design + Decor District), and the newly launched 1100 King Saint West(freedom town). to celebrate the new freedom town location, Kitchen Hub will offer customers free delivery and $10 discount on your first online order (min. $40) at KitchenHub.com using promo code: LIBERTY10 up to October 14, 2022. It can not be combined with other offers.

ABOUT KITCHEN HUB FOOD HALL

Kitchen Hub creates amazing takeout experiences. What Canada The first virtual food hall, Kitchen Hub is revolutionizing the takeout and delivery industry by bringing celebrated restaurants under one roof. At all four GTA locations, customers can select menu items from all Kitchen Hub partners, resulting in a combination of foods they love, all in one grab-and-go order. The concept allows surrounding neighborhoods to access restaurants that were previously not in the delivery zone, while offering restaurants a viable business model for takeout by providing kitchen space, technology and services to expand with up-front costs. low. Kitchen Hub was founded in early 2020 and brought together experts from the hotel, technology and real estate industries. For more information visit KitchenHub.com or hear more from the founders of the brand here.

ABOUT THE LONGO BROTHERS FRUIT MARKET

Longo’s is a family-owned Canadian organization that began in 1956 when three brothers, Tommy, Joe and Gus, opened their first fruit market. What started as a small family store has grown into a company that operates 36 stores in communities across Toronto and the GTA, as well as Grocery Gateway, the leader in online grocery delivery. Today, Longo’s upholds the same family-based values ​​as it did 65 years ago, putting family standards at the core of everything they do. Longo’s is proud to serve its Guests with the quality standard of food they believe every family deserves and to give back to the communities in which they operate through the Longo Family Charitable Foundation.

SOURCE Kitchen Center

For more information or interview opportunities, please contact: Amanda Albert, Account Manager, BPR, 647-567-7463, [email protected]; Longo Contact Information: Melissa Prince, Senior Account Manager, Blue Door Agency, 416-451-2233, [email protected]

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