Curious about dinner plans? A novel dining experience gaining popularity in the tri-state area is poised to assist you.
Wonder, an innovative kitchen and delivery service featuring over 15 unique restaurants, all consolidated into one order from a single location, has made its debut in New York and New Jersey in 2023.
With two of these all-in-one restaurants situated in Brooklyn, specifically Downtown Brooklyn and Park Slope, Wonder offers a diverse array of dishes capable of satisfying even the most discerning eaters.
Wonder allows users to order various cuisines from specialized restaurants, each curated by renowned chefs, including culinary luminaries from Iron Chef America and Food Network shows like Michael Symon and Bobby Flay.
The dishes are prepared in a single kitchen by a dedicated staff who have undergone extensive training with the chefs.
The company’s CEO, Daniel Shlossman, emphasized a commitment to culinary excellence, stating, “Nothing goes to the customer until the chefs are happy.”
Notable chefs like Jose Andres Puerta and renowned Brooklyn restaurateurs have joined the project, contributing their expertise to Wonder’s extensive menu.
The culinary offerings span Texan BBQ, Mexican, Spanish, Greek, Italian, Middle Eastern, Indian, and more, ensuring a diverse and convenient menu for all tastes.
Sustainability is also a key focus, with Wonder utilizing electric kitchens, recyclable packaging, and compostable utensils to reduce environmental impact.
Wonder’s centralized operations not only contribute to sustainability but also streamline the delivery process, reducing the carbon footprint associated with multiple kitchens and suppliers.
All delivery workers are exclusively employed by Wonder, ensuring quality control. Beyond culinary innovation, Wonder aims to address gaps in available cuisine within each neighborhood it serves.
By studying local preferences, the company strives to enhance the dining experience for residents.
Founded by Marc Lore, former president and CEO of Walmart U.S. e-commerce, Wonder has rapidly gained prominence, reaching a valuation of $3.5 billion in 2022.
Lore, also the owner of the NBA’s Minnesota Timberwolves, personally frequents Wonder’s two Brooklyn locations and anticipates the grand opening of the Park Slope outpost later this month.
Wonder’s unique approach to dining, sustainability, and community engagement marks it as a significant player in the evolving landscape of culinary experiences.