Times they are a changin’ are both words and lyrics Bob Dylan written back in 1964. The truth of the matter is the undercurrents of change driving retail foodservice today are just as disruptive as the 60’s were for the world back in the day.
Foodservice Solutions® Grocerant Guru® Steven Johnson, based in Tacoma, WA ask just how is your company maintaining customer relevance, reducing labor, or add new points of distribution? Doe’s you stredgic path forward look more like yesterday than tomorrow?
Sally the Robot, was created by food robotics company Chowbotics, that offers thousands of custom meal and snack options from any combination of up to 22 ingredients, in addition to chef-crafted, pre-programmed bowls edifying customization and personalization in new non-traditional locations.
By utilizing robotics, Deli Time is able to capitalize on the nationwide trend of providing healthier food options at new non-traditional locations saving customer time. In addition to locals seeking nutritious food on demand, Sally’s unlimited accessibility will especially benefit those in the office building working outside normal business hours, such as employees at the CVS customer service call center, which is open all day and night.
Regular readers of this blog know but if you don’t, Sally, created by food robotics company Chowbotics, offers thousands of custom meal and snack options from any combination of up to 22 ingredients, in addition to chef-crafted, pre-programmed bowls. At this location, Sally serves Chowbotics’ Coastal Menu of salads and grain bowls in entree and side portions. Users can fine-tune the calorie total by adding or subtracting ingredients, as well as view full nutritional details for each selection. Sally is equipped with a credit card reader to facilitate transactions when Deli Time is closed from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Megan Burns, Vice President of Sales for Deli Time stated “We are excited to offer an innovative way to experience the same quality of ingredients our customers have come to expect all day and night through this groundbreaking technology,”. Johnson has but one question are you being disrupted or are you driving disruptive growth?
Chowbotics has been recognized by The New York Times, Food & Wine, Bloomberg Pursuits, CNN, CNBC, WIRED, TechCrunch, and many more influential national publications for its creation of Sally and the robot’s impact on the foodservice industry. Fast Company named Sally one of The World’s Most Innovative Companies in Robotics in 2019, “10 Restaurant Innovations Changing the Way We Eat”,.
Are you looking for a new partnership to drive sales? Are you ready for some fresh ideations? Does your growth path look more like yesterday that tomorrow? Visit www.FoodserviceSolutions.us for more information or contact: Steve@FoodserviceSolutions.us Remember success does leave clues and we just may have the clue you need to propel your continued success.