Chef cooks up nation’s first ‘dark kitchen’ to break into business

Matthew Galvin preps food from three different ‘restaurants’ for Deliveroo and Uber Eats

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
15th December, 2019
Chef cooks up nation’s first ‘dark kitchen’ to break into business
Matthew Galvin prepares food to service delivery apps like Deliveroo. Picture: Aidan Crawley

Matthew Galvin had never worked in a professional kitchen until this year, but he now operates three “restaurants” in Dublin and is hoping to grow the business to five by the end of next year.

The 27-year-old from Kerry has opened Ireland’s first “dark kitchen”, a term which refers to a business which operates from a rented food preparation space to serve delivery apps such as Deliveroo and Uber Eats, but with no...

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