Restaurant Technology News

Burger King, Tim Hortons and Popeyes Unveil Plans to Modernize the Drive-Thru Experience at 10,000-Plus Restaurants

Restaurant Brands International, with more than 27,000 restaurants in more than 100 countries and U.S. territories, is modernizing the drive-thru experience at more than 10,000 Burger King and Tim Hortons locations, with Popeyes beginning its […]

Restaurant Technology News

Combating Coronavirus: How One Independent Restaurant Saw the Light

A type of ultraviolet light called far-UVC is making inroads into restaurants, starting with The Blind Horse Restaurant & Winery, an independently owned and operated restaurant located in Kohler, Wisconsin. The landmark restaurant is reportedly […]

Restaurant Technology News

KFC Experiments with 3D Bioprinting and Other Food Science Technologies to Add More Plant-Based Options to Its Menu

Increasingly, fast food chains are recognizing the need to develop more environmentally friendly methods of food production. For its part, KFC, the American-based global fast food restaurant chain with the word “chicken” in its name […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Guest Experience Management

Panera Deploys Geofence-Enabled Technology to Improve the Curbside Pickup Experience

Bakery-café fast casual restaurant chain Panera Bread, which operates 2,174 bakery-cafes in 48 states and in Ontario, Canada, has deployed next-generation technologies to improve the curbside meal pickup experience. In particular, the company has launched Panera […]