Open a Buckhead ghost kitchen designed for delivery service

Thanks to our modern equipped kitchens and logistical support, we make it easy to minimize startup costs and get cooking right away, in a Buckhead commercial kitchen.

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Why open ghost kitchens in Buckhead?

$32

Average basket size

The average basket size at our Buckhead ghost kitchen locations is $32, meaning more online revenue for your restaurant business.

89K

Deliveries per week

Tap into more online delivery demand at our Buckhead dark kitchen locations with an average of 89K deliveries per week.

38mins.

Average delivery time

Our Buckhead ghost kitchens are built for efficiency, with the logistics and delivery support you need to deliver more orders faster.

7

Delivery platforms available

Maximize your reach online with 7 delivery platforms to choose from.

HOW WE COMPARE

Ghost kitchens versus traditional restaurants

200
ft2

Real Estate

Pay only for the space you need, rather than for empty dining rooms and waiting areas.

~
4

Staff required

We provide all your support staff, and there’s no need for front-of-house labor, so you can work with a smaller team.

~
6

Weeks to launch

Our facilities are move-in ready and we can help you navigate the permitting process.

~
30
k

Investment

Avoid the $1 million+ startup cost on your own restaurant to start seeing profits faster.

~
6
months

Breakeven

With a ghost kitchen, you can break even in as little as 6 months with a 10% profit and $1M in annual sales.

* Varies based on local permitting and operational complexity

Kitchen specs

All you need and more under the hood

We offer kitchens for modern-day chefs and help get you set up with specialized equipment and minimal fuss.

Space

  • Private kitchen
  • Driver pickup area
  • Staff locker area
  • Restrooms
  • Mop wash
  • Cold & freezer storage
  • Dry storage

Services

  • Order pickup & processing*
  • Courier handoff
  • Cleaning & maintenance
  • Safety & health inspections
  • Delivery logistics
  • Extraction & ventilation
  • On-site support staff
  • Delivery software
  • *Level of service dependent on facility


Equipment

  • 3 compartment sink
  • Prep sink
  • Hand sink
  • Commercial hood
  • Tablet
  • Grease-trap/interceptor

Utilities

  • Gas points
  • Power outlets
  • High power lighting
  • Cold & hot water lines
  • Gas/fire safety system
  • WiFi
  • Trash / recycle
  • Ethernet connections
  • Grease/trap cleaning
  • Hood/flue cleaning
  • Pest control


Are ghost kitchens worth the investment?

The rise of ghost kitchens

The golden age of food delivery has arrived. And with that, comes 54M delivery app users and a market estimated to reach a net worth of $1.65T by 2027. Ghost kitchens are providing restaurateurs with a lower-risk alternative to a traditional brick and mortar by cutting labor costs and the overall upfront investment to get started.

With dedicated kitchen space built for delivery, these lower cost, tech-enabled locations set you and your restaurant up for delivery success, making it easy to get up and running in less time.

With over 8,000 ghost kitchen locations in the US alone, chances are there is a ghost kitchen in your neighborhood. At CloudKitchens, we find the best possible ghost kitchen location that captures the most delivery demand, at the lowest cost.

As more hungry customers turn to delivery for their next meal, it is becoming even more vital to have a delivery strategy in place for your restaurant business.

Unlock new trends emerging in food delivery, new AI tech to take advantage of, and how to tap into this booming industry with our latest trend guide.

Unlock the inside scoop on the rise of ghost kitchens.

Ghost kitchen facility

1 ghost kitchen location

Our Buckhead facilities are located in the heart of delivery demand, providing you with exclusive access to more online customers.

Ghost kitchen

18 total ghost kitchens

Our Buckhead facilities are equipped with a variety of kitchen layouts to best fit your restaurant needs.

Ghost kitchen cooking space

~150 to 250 sq ft cooking spaces

Choose from a variety of kitchen spaces or open up multiple kitchens to test out new concepts.

Delivery

Delivery and pickup in high traffic areas

With prime locations near high concentrations of student delivery demand in Buckhead, you're able to easily drive more pickup and delivery business to your restaurant.


The Buckhead food scene

Tacos - ghost kitchen

Buckhead, GA is Atlanta’s chic uptown neighbor, bustling with hungry tourists and locals alike. At CloudKitchens, we make it easy to break into the restaurant business thanks to affordable Buckhead commercial kitchens designed for online ordering and delivery. 

The ghost kitchen concept is simple: we provide a staffed, set-up kitchen space, you come with a concept, menu, and passion for cooking, and delivery drivers fulfill each order, with our support. It’s a virtual restaurant and all-delivery kitchen, designed to minimize startup costs and launch time. With as little as $30k and 6 weeks, your virtual kitchen will be ready to go! Without high expenses like front-of-house staff or dining areas, you can invest more time creating the perfect specialty menu or expanding your operation to include increasingly creative cuisines. 

Our Buckhead commissary kitchens are strategically located in areas that see a high volume of food takeout. Kitchens in the city center service the popular museum circuit, great for tourists who’ve been on their feet all day, while residential West Midtown and student-saturated College Ave are prime spots for late-night bites during study sessions. 

From low barriers to entry to even lower costs, a CloudKitchens space sets you up for success. Check out our Buckhead ghost kitchens today to launch the restaurant you’ve always dreamed of with a modern-day delivery strategy.

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FAQ

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What are the requirements to set up a ghost kitchen in Buckhead, GA?

Buckhead ghost kitchens are fully virtual: delivery only, without in-house dining. Each space must be inspected and approved by the Georgia Department of Public Health, which ensures food safety standards.

CloudKitchens provides restaurant operators with pre-approved kitchen spaces, plus most of the equipment, staff, and services you’ll need. We also handle routine safety inspections throughout the year. Thanks to our hassle-free process, you can save money, spend less time on paperwork, and start cooking sooner.


Does CloudKitchens provide the delivery drivers among their support staff?

Delivery drivers work for individual delivery apps, not CloudKitchens. To streamline the process, CloudKitchens connects your business to each of these individual platforms on one easy-to-use tablet.


Which Buckhead, GA neighborhood is best known for a ghost kitchen?

The Atlanta foodie scene is chock-full of neighborhoods well-suited to the virtual kitchen concept. Fusion fare and modern bites are great for downtown Buckhead, packed with local museums and upscale shopping. If you’re more of a chicken tender and fries joint, check out kitchens near the Emory University campus, perfect for students who need affordable, available eats for study sessions or game nights. 

When you sign up, the CloudKitchen team helps find the best spot for your virtual brand.


Can I choose my own staff?

We provide experienced and trained staff at every location to streamline the startup process. With your business’s unique needs in mind, we’ll work together to help you build the best team. Beyond that, you’ll have the freedom to choose your kitchen staff as needed.


How profitable will my Buckhead, GA CloudKitchen be?

Thanks to their low overhead costs and high growth potential, CloudKitchens can be just as, if not more, profitable than traditional dine-in restaurants. Depending on location and customer demand, you can break even in as few as six months if you reach a 10% profit on $1M annual sales.


Will I have to manage order from multiple platforms?

Thankfully, you don’t! Our convenient platform allows you to manage all orders and third-party delivery services from a single tablet that CloudKitchens provides.


How do I run a successful ghost kitchen in Buckhead, GA?

The Atlanta metropolitan area is home to a diverse mix of tourists, locals, and students. With the right marketing, you’ll find your niche in no time. For extra clout, consider partnering with an influencer or student ambassador to drum up interest. 


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