Chipotle's AI Kitchen Assistant Moves Next Stage; 'Chippy' To Start Cooking Chips For Guests Next Month

Chipotle's AI Kitchen Assistant Moves Next Stage; 'Chippy' To Start Cooking Chips For Guests Next Month
  • Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc CMG said it is piloting two new technologies in its restaurants to deliver precise forecasting, optimal quality, and increased convenience for digital guests.
  • Chipotle's new kitchen management system, powered by PreciTaste, is currently being tested at eight restaurants in Orange County, California.
  • Early results indicate the pilot is effectively streamlining kitchen operations for crew members and ensuring a full line of fresh ingredients for guests.
  • Leveraging AI and machine learning, the system monitors ingredient levels in real-time and notifies the crew how much to prep, cook and when to start cooking.
  • The company is also piloting advanced location-based technology to enhance its app functionality. The contextual restaurant program, using Radius Networks' technology platform Flybuy, is tested at 73 restaurants in Cleveland, Ohio.
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  • In addition, Chipotle's AI kitchen assistant, introduced earlier this year, has moved to its next stage of operational testing.
  • Chipotle will test the autonomous kitchen assistant, Chippy, made by Miso Robotics, in a restaurant in Fountain Valley, California. 
  • Chippy will start cooking tortilla chips for guests next month.
  • Price Action: CMG shares traded higher by 1.20% at $1,557.41 on the last check Wednesday.
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