Shared Kitchen Service is a new innovation from the leading super app in Southeast Asia to accelerate the growth of the culinary MSME business scale. The dapur bersama is a complete workspace with supporting facilities for restaurants and culinary MSMEs.It is integrated with technology systems and delivery services from 80 percent of shared kitchens. Food participants are MSME scale partners, which on average have experienced an increase in transactions of 70 percent since they joined Dapur Bersama.
Today, appreciation and support for Dapur Bersama were expressed by the Minister of Cooperatives and SMEs when visiting one of the Shared Kitchen locations in the Bintaro area, South Jakarta.
The commissary kitchen has a completely different appreciation Andre continued, “For MSMEs to rise faster, operational cost management (OPEX) must be more efficient. Therefore, with the presentation of the platform for “Shared Kitchen” which helps reduce various expenses such as rental and expansion costs, as well as infrastructure burdens.”
The Shared Kitchen facility provides various benefits for MSME partners, including:
- Reduce rental costs and infrastructure burdens. Dapur Bersama provides basic kitchen and utility infrastructure needs (drainage, power lines, and gas pipelines). Thereby reducing building rental and maintenance costs.
- Reduce operational costs. On a delivery-only basis, overall operational and human resource costs are lower than dine-in restaurant operations.
- Maintain your currency because there is no way to pay rent in advance. Different from commercial areas in general, MSME partners do not need to pay rent in advance every year, thus helping to maintain a smooth cash flow. Payment using a profit-sharing system.
- Business expansion lacks capital and risk. The location of Dapur Bersama is determined based on the big data of transactions. So that it is following market demand. MSMEs can expand to new areas. So that they become closer to consumers with relatively lower risks and capital.
Since its launch, Dapur Bersama operates in various locations/regions in Indonesia (Jabodetabek, Bandung, and Medan). The current capacity has reached around 250 culinary business outlets and 80 percent are MSMEs. Dapur Bersama is also consistently enforcing safety protocols and applies hygiene and health standards in managing food following BPOM Guidelines.
A Marketplace Service
The Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs of the Republic of Indonesia also appreciates other innovations. That foster MSMEs, a marketplace service that makes it easier to connect various MSMEs supplying food raw materials with buyers. As a form of close collaboration between the Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs of the Republic of Indonesia, members of the cooperative assisted by the Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs of the Republic of Indonesia will soon join to support the needs of food raw materials in the Shared Kitchen.