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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

15th December, 2019
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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