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Eater Carolinas - 13 Hottest Restaurants in Charlotte, May 2024

Charlotte, N.C., May 15th, 2024 - Charlotte heats up with smash burgers in Wesley Heights, classy drinks in Villa Heights, and flautas at Camp North End.

Eater Carolinas - African Sister bringing vibrant meals from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to Greensboro

Greensboro, N.C., May 26th, 2024 - Greensboro featuring African dishes from the Congo.

WBTV - Checking out tasty treats from Boujie Vegan Bakery

Charlotte, N.C., May 15th, 2024 - The bakery’s products are free from not only animal products, but also peanuts/nuts and soy.

WBTV - Making cornbread BBQ sliders with Boujee Soul Food

Charlotte, N.C., April 26th, 2024 - Chef Lavonna Quick made the sliders with pulled pork, apple slaw, and a Cheerwine sauce.

WCNC - Where's the Money

Charlotte, N.C., April 26th, 2024 - Charlotte ghost kitchens shine a light on chefs, boosting business by 50%. 

What The Fries now open at City Kitch in Wesley Heights

Charlotte, N.C., April 1st, 2024 - Driving the news: The food truck turned restaurant recently opened at City Kitch, a ghost kitchen in Wesley Heights.

Authentic Chinese restaurant Sun's Kitchen opening in new South End development

Charlotte, N.C., March 26th, 2024 - Sun's Kitchen will operate about 2,000 square feet at The Platform. 

City Kitch Greensboro getting set to host its first Food Truck Rally

Greensboro, N.C., March 19th, 2024 - City Kitch to hold food truck rally April 6th

Bringing Philadelphia Cheesesteaks to the QC

Charlotte, N.C., March 18th, 2024 - Fancy a Queen City cheesesteak? Good, so do we.

Fries, Cocktails and pasta coming soon

Charlotte, N.C., February 3rd, 2024 - What the Fries: The popular loaded fry shop will open a food stall in City Kitch in Wesley Heights next month.

Vegan Restaurants

Charlotte, N.C., January 31st, 2024 - Vegan restaurants all over Charlotte are in flux. What's the deal?

What the Fries Returning to City Kitch

Charlotte, N.C., January 29th, 2024 - Making burgers and fries with What the Fries to celebrate their reopening in City Kitch...

Duke’s Mayo and The City Kitch Community Works Partner this December to Address Food Insecurity in the Charlotte Area

Charlotte, N.C., December 5, 2022 - The City Kitch Community Works announces a donation partnership with Duke’s Mayo this December to help support...

The City Kitch Partners with Louisiana Travel Association for Charlotte Event

Charlotte, N.C. October 20, 2022- The City Kitch announces a partnership with the Louisiana Tourism Association for their Culinary Trails event being held in Charlotte, NC on November...

The City Kitch Chef Showcase featuring Chef Sam Diminich of Your Farms Your Table & Restaurant Constance

Charlotte, N.C. August 19, 2022- Last month, The City Kitch announced the launching of The City Kitch Chef Showcase, an event series to highlight innovative local culinary talent in the communities where...

The City Kitch Launches New Event Series - Chef Showcase

Charlotte, N.C., July 18, 2022 - The City Kitch announces the launching of The City Kitch Chef Showcase, an event series to highlight innovative local culinary talent in the communities where it operates. The Chef Showcase series will connect local people with...

WCNC l City Kitch Community Works tackling hunger one meal at a time

Charlotte, N.C., May 24, 2022 - Not every household has access to nutritious food or to a warm meal. A Charlotte organization wants to change that and help combat hunger and help feed families across the queen city and beyond. "We thought what better way to support our community than by..."

The City Kitch Launches Charitable Organization and Partners with Feeding Charlotte

Charlotte, N.C., May 18, 2022 - The City Kitch, a commercial kitchen operator and technology service provider and announces the launch of The City Kitchen Community Works, an independent organization exempt under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3), whose mission is to...

Charlotte Business Journal | An Inside Job: Ghost Kitchens become new low-cost entry point to restaurant industry

Charlotte, N.C., April 14, 2022 - Ghost kitchens are a rising niche in Charlotte’s culinary scene, as the pandemic continues to drive innovation. That business model sees chefs working out of third-party commercial kitchen space — or virtual kitchens — shared by...

The City Kitch Announces a new Restaurant, Restaurant Constance, at its West End Location

Charlotte, N.C., February 24, 2022 - The City Kitch, a commercial kitchen community that provides private and shared kitchen facilities for all food businesses throughout North Carolina, announces...

The City Kitch, a Commercial Kitchen Community that provides private and shared facilities

Charlotte, N.C., August 23, 2021 - With two successful locations in Charlotte, The City Kitch will be further expanding to a third location in the Friendly Avenue area of Greensboro in September 2021. The City Kitch, a Commercial Kitchen Community that provides private and shared facilities…

PBS | Carolina Impact: Forever Changed: COVID and the New Normal

Charlotte, N.C., June 29, 2021 - In 2020, Chef Chenelle Bragg, opened a vegan comfort food carry out service, Best of Both Souls. She rents a suite at a ghost kitchen called The City Kitch, where chefs either shared commercial kitchen or rent private spaces for food for pickup and delivery.


Also featured in this story are City Kitch clients: From Philly to Charlit, Chef Cory Jones of Mad Dash and Chef Sam Diminich of Your Farms Your Table.

WGHP| Fox News 8: Shared commercial ‘ghost kitchen’ concept coming to Triad

Greensboro, N.C., April 16, 2021 - At the beginning of the pandemic, when restaurants were forced to shut their doors, it didn’t take long for people to realize they could still get meals delivered from their favorite eateries, even if they had closed their doors, or vacated their location altogether.


That’s because those restaurant owners saw an opportunity to do things differently…

Triad Business Journal | The City Kitch brings shared kitchen concept to Greensboro

Charlotte, N.C., March 9, 2021 - A shared commercial kitchen concept with two locations in Charlotte is branching out into the Triad. The City Kitch, founded by Carrie Hegnauer, former senior culinary instructor at Johnson & Wales, is planned to open in…

WBTV | QC Life: Meet the ghost kitchens inside City Kitch West End

Charlotte, N.C., March 9, 2021 - As we told you on QC Morning today, the concept of a ghost kitchen became a necessity for many chefs during the pandemic – with dine-in restrictions in place. These chefs…

Axios Charlotte: Ghost kitchens find a home in west Charlotte - Ghost kitchens, or takeout-only restaurants, have boomed behind the scenes during the pandemic.

Charlotte, N.C., February 26, 2021 - COVID-19 made already thin margins at restaurants, much worse. To bounce back, some have opened ghost kitchens to earn revenue without all the upfront costs of a brick-and-mortar space or even a food truck. The City Kitch is a prime example. The commercial cooking facility in Wesley Heights has become…

Charlotte Observer: Is it a food court? Ghost kitchen? What to know about The City Kitch — West End.

Charlotte, N.C., January 25, 2021 - If there’s one thing the global COVID-19 pandemic has revealed about the American routine, it’s that food is at the center of it all. Although eating is the easy part, choosing what to eat can be difficult. The next time Charlotteans can’t decide what to eat, and the food court at the mall doesn’t sound appetizing, there’s something new on the horizon with The City Kitch – a commercial kitchen that offers…

Charlotte Business Journal: The City Kitch Opening Second Charlotte Location this Week

Charlotte, N.C., September 2, 2020 - A commercial kitchen that launched in Charlotte seven years ago is gaining momentum with a new investor and flagship location. Charlotte based Red Hill Ventures and The City Kitch, founded by Carrie…

The City Kitch, in Partnership with Red Hill Ventures, to Open West Charlotte Location in August

Charlotte, N.C., May 19, 2020 - With a successful location in North Carolina, City Kitch will be further expanding to a second location in the Freight District of West Charlotte in August 2020. The City Kitch, a Commercial Kitchen Community that provides…

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