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Technology takeover: Boston-based restaurant staffs kitchen with robots

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BOSTON, Mass. -

Instead of filling its kitchen with chefs, one restaurant is filling it with robots.

Spyce, a Boston-based restaurant, says it can make your food in three minutes or less, thanks to help from the futuristic kitchen tools.

According to Business Insider, the menu consists of salad and grain bowls that include vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. For just $7.50 a bowl, customers can eat a meal completely cooked and served by robots.

The ingredients are tumbled, cooked, and seared in seven automated cooking pots, called "woks," and then placed into a bowl to be garnished and served by a human "garde manager."

Four MIT graduates created the concept while in school. They tell Business Insider they got their inspiration as hungry student-athletes who were on a budget.

"From our humble starts in our fraternity basement, we developed a prototype that really sort of proved we could build something that can create delicious, high-quality meals," Brady Knight said to Business Insider.

After graduating, Kale Rogers, Michael Farid, Brady Knight, and Luke Schlueter paired up with Michellin-starred chef, Daniel Boulud to help make their dream a reality.

A report by the McKinsey Global Institute last year revealed the food industry is fast-approaching a vulnerability to technology replacing staff in the coming years.

Would you eat a meal made by a robot?

Article written by KHQ Intern Jasmine Darakjy

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