Virtual Kitchen Co, a San Francisco, CA-based food tech and logistics company focused on building delivery-optimized kitchens, raised $15M in Series A financing.
The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz and Base10 Partners, with participation from Rappi co-founder Sebastian Mejia, former Yelp SVP of Engineering Michael Stoppelman, Opendoor co-founder JD Ross, and Maple VC founder Andre Charoo. Andrew Chen from A16z and Adeyemi Ajao from Base10 will be joining the board.
The company, which has raised $17M to date, will use the funding to build new facilities, R&D, and hiring.
Founded by Andro Randonich, Ken Chong, and Matt Sawchuck, Virtual Kitchen Co provides a solution combining space, operations, and tech to allow restaurants to increase their delivery presence with minimal costs. With multiple delivery-optimized kitchens already in San Francisco, the company will open another dozen Bay Area facilities in the next six months. Early restaurant partners include local favorites such as DOSA, Big Chef Tom’s Belly Burgers, Poki Time, and more.