(EyesonSci) A Chinese restaurant goes intelligent with smart robots

Photo taken on Jan. 15, 2020 shows the burger robot, dessert robot and frying robot serving at a smart restaurant in Guangzhou, capital of south China's Guangdong Province. (Xinhua/Deng Hua)

GUANGZHOU, Jan. 16, 2020 (Xinhua) — A Chinese restaurant featuring intelligent serving robots made its debut in downtown Guangzhou on last Friday, introducing dozens of selected specialties out of hundreds of dishes made by the robot chefs.

The moment customers enter the restaurant, their attentions are caught by all sorts of smart robots who have specific works to do: the greeting robot standing at the entrance to guide customers towards their dinner tables, bartender robot serving a glass of cocktail with its mechanical arms… A total of 46 types of smart robots, including dish cooking robot, clay pot rice cooking robot, beverage robot, frying robot, dessert robot and dish delivery robot, are operating the whole process of service from collocating materials to delivery.

Customers are allowed to see the process of operation through a transparent glass wall that divides the restaurant into dining area and cooking area.

Photo taken on Jan. 15, 2020 shows a bowl of steamed rice in clay pot made by robot chef and served by the automatic delivery system at a smart restaurant in Guangzhou, capital of south China’s Guangdong Province. (Xinhua/Deng Hua)
Photo taken on Jan. 15, 2020 shows a glass of cocktail made by the bartender robot at a smart restaurant in Guangzhou, capital of south China’s Guangdong Province. (Xinhua/Deng Hua)
Customers watch the clay pot rice robot working at a smart restaurant in Guangzhou, capital of south China’s Guangdong Province, Jan. 15, 2020. (Xinhua/Deng Hua)
Photo taken on Jan. 15, 2020 shows the dish delivery robot working at a smart restaurant in Guangzhou, capital of south China’s Guangdong Province. (Xinhua/Deng Hua)