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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 Diminish 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…


WBTV | QC Life: Ghost Kitchens Open Up at City Kitch West End

Charlotte, N.C., March 9, 2021 - During the pandemic, many local chefs were forced to rethink their business models, as indoor dining was temporarily phased out. The new City Kitch West End, located at Thrift Road and Tuckaseegee in the QC, offered up a solution …


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…