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Sweetgreen Unveils Plan to Launch Fully-Automated Robotic Restaurants

Restaurant chain Sweetgreen is continuing its journey toward digital transformation with the upcoming launch of two fully-automated robotic restaurants. News of the plan came last week during the company’s quarterly shareholders conference call. According to […]

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The World’s First Fully-Autonomous Restaurant Is Ready to Take Your Order

Some of us remember being mesmerized by the first generation of vending machines that could prepare coffee and hot chocolate without human intervention. Fast forward a few decades and a startup restaurant concept, based in […]

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Wendy’s Unveils a Technology-Enabled Initiative Focused on Restaurant Design and Digital Experience Innovation

In 1970, Dave Thomas, the founder of Wendy’s, introduced breakthrough innovations that helped transform the entire quick service restaurant industry. Foremost among these innovations was a new design element known as “the pick-up window.” This […]

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Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Restaurants to Undergo a Half a Billion Dollar Makeover Focused on Technology Improvement

The parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s quick service restaurants is reportedly making a massive brand investment focused, in large part, on technology-enabled business improvement. According to a company press statement, CKE Restaurants will make “a […]

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Panera Brews Up an Artificial Intelligence System to Automate Coffee-Making

Restaurant technology innovation and process automation is happening on multiple fronts, now even in the realm of coffee-making. Case in point: National fast-casual restaurant Panera Bread, which operates 2,118 bakery-cafes in 48 states and in […]