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Robots can do what now?
24th January 2023 • First Bite • Nation's Restaurant News
00:00:00 00:06:07

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At the start of 2023, we’re starting to sense a theme in restaurant industry equipment and technology news: AI and labor solutions. In a post-pandemic economy, labor is still challenging (though slowly improving) and restaurants are looking to automate menial work to encourage longer employee tenure. We’ve already spoken at length about robot serversfry cooks and tortilla fryers, but what about robot dishwashers? Nala Robotics is introducing this new technology

In other news this month, Toast continues to integrate with more technology startups, BurgerFi is turning to in-car ordering to increase omnichannel access, and more.    

Tech Tracker rounds up what’s happening in the technology sector of the restaurant industry, including news from restaurants, vendors, digital platforms, and third-party delivery companies. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know and why.