Newly public fast casual BurgerFi is getting serious about ghost kitchens.
The chain currently has nine in operation, with plans to add 15 to 20 more of the delivery-only locations this year. BurgerFi has partnered with ghost kitchen providers Reef Technology and Epic Kitchens as it expands, CEO Julio Ramirez told analysts Thursday.
BurgerFi’s open ghost kitchens “are helping us understand how we can build our brand in unique ways,” Ramirez said.
The chain is looking to add ghost kitchens to bolster geographic areas in which it already has brick-and-mortar locations, as well as using the small-footprint models