Lettus Kitchens, an Islamabad-based cloud kitchen start-up, raised $250,000 in seed funding from multiple angel investors.
Elevator Pitch: A cooking space for restaurants without the cost of a brick-and-mortar restaurant.
Tell me more: Virtual kitchens or cloud kitchens make it possible for food businesses to prepare and deliver food to consumers without investing in commercial kitchen equipment.
Creating a restaurant from scratch can be expensive.
By making and delivering food without investing in a brick-and-mortar restaurant or commercial kitchen, Lettus Kitchens offers an alternative to food businesses.
It provides partner food businesses access to strategically located kitchens to increase their market reach with minimal overhead.
Customers can order through online food aggregators, websites, or apps.
You should know: Lettus Kitchens was founded earlier this year by Bilal Sheikh, a former Careem executive.
Zoom Out: Lettus Kitchens faces competition from Hotpod in Karachi and Kitchual in Lahore.
Bonus: Bilal Sheikh, the founder of Lettus Kitchens, was featured in episode 6 of the misaal podcast.