Ousted Uber chief's 'ghost kitchen' foray hits a snag

Delivery players refuse to list eatery tenants renting space from Smart City Kitchens

Ousted Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick has re-entered the Singapore market and is going up against rivals old and new, this time in the "ghost kitchen" space.

Smart City Kitchens, which is under a subsidiary of his real estate company City Storage Systems, opened its first kitchen in Tampines last month and it is rented to about 30 eateries for delivery-only operations.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 18, 2019, with the headline 'Ousted Uber chief's 'ghost kitchen' foray hits a snag'. Print Edition | Subscribe