Ghost Kitchens and Virtual Restaurants

More and more restaurants are using or looking to use ghost kitchens.  Ghost kitchens are kitchens that are located outside of the normal restaurant.  In most cases, there is no dining area or carry-out space–it is simply a kitchen.  In the past, most stand-alone kitchens would be more of an assembly line operation to mass produce food for institutional customers.  However, today these offsite kitchens are being deployed to handle trends in the fast-casual restaurant industry.

The biggest trend is delivery.  […]

By |2020-04-07T07:45:58+00:00April 12, 2020|Tags: , |

Sour Grapes: Oversupply of Wine Forces Price Drops

For two decades, wine sales have increased. Until this year.

With wine sales dropping unexpectedly, it has caused an oversupply of grapes that was not in the forecast by California wineries.  The result of the oversupply of grapes combined with lagging wine sales is a reduction in the price of wine.

It takes five years from planning to harvest for wine grapes on average. Experts predict the demand/supply imbalance in grape harvests will not be resolved for another 2-3 years.

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By |2020-03-09T06:28:09+00:00March 8, 2020|Tags: , |
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