AI / Robots

White Castle to Pilot Autonomous Grilling and Frying Kitchen Robot

Hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, even the largest chains in the restaurant industry have been forced to reexamine their business operations. By adopting innovative and forward-looking technologies – like robotics automation and artificial intelligence […]

Mobile apps

Bbot Secures $3 Million in Funding for Its Contactless Restaurant Ordering and Payment Processing Solution

Restaurant technology solution provider Bbot, which is dedicated to simplifying and improving the ordering and payments process, has secured a $3 million funding round led by Craft Ventures, an early-stage venture fund headquartered in San Francisco. The […]

Restaurant Technology News

McDonald’s Unveils a Net Zero Energy Restaurant (But Stumbles on Other Initiatives to Reduce Its Carbon Footprint)

McDonald’s has completed construction of a first-of-its-kind restaurant designed to generate all its own power from renewable energy. The restaurant is located in Disney World Resort, which opened its gates on July 11, even as […]

AI / Robots

As the Restaurant Robotics Space Heats Up, Pudu Technology Secures $15 Million for Its Server and Dish Return Robots

Pudu Technology, which makes autonomous restaurant server robots, has secured a $15 million funding round. The sole investor is Meituan, a Chinese group-buying website for food delivery services, consumer products and retail services that aspires […]

Spotlight Interviews

Spotlight Interview: Nadav Solomon, President and Cofounder of Tabit

It wasn’t so long ago that Nadav Solomon, president and cofounder of Tabit, identified the potential in leveraging mobile technologies to streamline operations and transform the restaurant industry. Together with Barry Shaked, who was previously […]

Market Research

New Study Surveys Financial Impact of COVID-19 on Restaurant IT Spending

Training and communications technology platform Multimedia Plus has released a COVID-19 impact survey that measures the impact of COVID-19 on pressing industry issues focused on technology as well as training and spending priorities. The survey, […]

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Restaurant Technology News

Chipotle Launches eCommerce Platform as Virtual Farmers’ Market

The agricultural industry has been weathering a crisis for years that has recently been magnified and accelerated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Farmers around the country have had to destroy millions of pounds of fresh […]

Success Story

Panini Internazionale Eliminates Restaurant Food Waste with Oracle

Panini Internazionale was borne out of a passion for food held by four brothers who opened their first deli in Stockholm, Sweden in 1990. Thirty years later, the fast-food brand delivers fresh and healthy food from […]

Announcement

Paytronix Launches Contactless Dining Solution to Improve the Restaurant Guest Experience

Restaurant technology solution provider Paytronix Systems has announced the availability of Paytronix Contactless Dining, a mobile offering that enables restaurants to offer guests a true restaurant experience, from menu selection through ordering and payments, without […]