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Offerings for Ghost/Dark Kitchens and Virtual Restaurants

Various influencing factors have changed the foodservice environment over the last few years including increasing digitalization, the pandemic and also the more sustainable lifestyle of customers, all of these have accelerated an evolution of the restaurant industry. New business models such as ghost (dark) kitchens with multiple virtual restaurants under one roof are helping businesses deliver on today’s customer expectations. Our comprehensive solutions for Ghost/Dark Kitchens combine industry-leading products and proven expertise to help deliver clean spaces, delighted guests, reputation protection and optimized operations for these new businesses.

Powering Your Ghost/Dark Kitchen
and Virtual Restaurant

We know that operators of virtual restaurants and virtual kitchens still face many real challenges especially around cleaning, disinfection and food safety. Our Ghost/Dark Kitchen and Virtual Kitchen solutions provide innovative, targeted, best-in-class products and simplified procedures that drive consistent performance and build trust.

  • Tamper-proof packaging and trusted food safety solutions 
  • Innovative chemistry that quickly eliminates tough grease 
  • Water solutions for enhanced food and beverage quality  
  • Health Department Insights and kitchen / delivery audits to drive quality assurance 
  • Solutions that are effective against viruses
  • Digital innovations that enable consistent, clean practices  
  • Optimized operations to support high fluctuations in order demand with innovative, efficient kitchen hygiene  
  • Best-in-class procedures, tools and practices for ghost kitchens 
  • Sustainable programs that reduce water and energy use

Give your ghost/dark kitchen tenants the gift of confidence, knowing your facility is backed by the science and expertise of Ecolab.


Ghost and Virtual Kitchen Customer Brochure

Solutions to help you deliver efficiency, consistency, and profitability in your Ghost and Virtual Kitchen Facility 

We offer a comprehensive set of solutions that help ensure all of the areas of your operation are clean and running efficiently from floors to wares to handcare and much more — we have your whole operation covered.


Foodservice Program

Our comprehensive foodservice solutions put safety, hygiene and sustainability up front and through our first-class service model we ensure compliance and help build your customer's trust. With our total cost of operation approach, we provide innovative solutions with proven efficacy that focus on improving your entire operation and creating a dining experience that leaves a lasting impression.

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Food Safety and Public Health Matters Webinars

Interested in learning more about microbial risks to your front of house operations, the implications of regulatory changes, or maybe taking a deeper dive into the daily aspects of food safety and public health? Ecolab’s Food Safety and Public Health Matters Webinars are free web presentations that address these topics and more, featuring food industry, academic, regulatory and culinary experts.

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Food Safety Expertise You Can Depend On

Our team of food safety experts are available to deliver unmatched science-based guidance, expertise and service. From technical consultation and training to research and development, you have direct access to a full network of Ecolab support, services and expertise.

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COVID-19 Resources for Restaurant Ghost Kitchens

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered the way people live and think, including where and how they choose to get their food. Ecolab can help your restaurant navigate this new landscape and overcome associated challenges to ensure a clean operation that helps build confidence with your employees and tenets.

Ghost/Dark Kitchen Offerings

Ecolab Apex Blocks

Apex: Machine Warewashing

Optimize your ghost/dark kitchen operations and keep your employees feeling safe with our comprehensive foodservice warewash program.


KitchenPro: Kitchen Surface Cleaning

Ensure your cooking equipment and kitchen surfaces are clean and maintained and the food you serve is safe.

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Nexa: Hand Hygiene

Washing your hands is one of the first defences in helping prevent the spread of infection and foodborne pathogens.


Our Sustainability Impact

At Ecolab, sustainability is an integral part of everything we do. Through technology, information, on-site service and training, we help companies around the world achieve exceptional business results, while advancing a positive environmental and social impact. The work we do matters, and the way we do it matters to our employees, customers and our communities.