Restaurants Get a Growing Army of Cost-Cutting Robots

Except for the really high class restaurants, low-skilled workers are adequate for the simple tasks required in food prep. As a result, automated replacements are coming on particularly strong in the food industry, particularly since some workers have been clamoring for $15/hour — bad timing there.

Below, McDonalds has begun to install ordering kiosks in its […]

Burger Joint Robotics Are Coming Soon

Fast-food restaurants are a major target for automation developers because of the high labor costs connected with preparing food and dealing directly with customers. Kiosks for ordering food have begun appearing as a result of their simple design. In February for example, Wendy’s announced it would install kiosks in 1,000 restaurants (around 16 percent) by […]