Technology has had in recent times with a large presence in restaurants, today enhanced by the appearance of all kinds of new appliances designed to optimize and streamline processes that previously were responsible human. Since that is spearheading the management revolution in professional kitchens, It has emerged a new hello innovation in restaurants surfed on which inventors, programmers, engineers, designers, Product developers, etc.
The result, always trying to improve the customer experience, It has led to the creation of new ways of understanding and approach to gastronomy, making the technology a reality cooking. A across the planet, we can find truly striking examples of restaurants that have inserted technological innovation in their daily functioning as a differentiator.
The appearance of the tecnorestaurantes
The use of mobile devices, the arrival of artificial intelligence, including holograms chatbots, the emergence of the Internet of things or access to robotics has drawn a picture in which many managers They trust much of its service and product technology, They are called tecnorestaurantes.
For that reason, we wanted to make a list of the most representative restaurants of this new business profile where technology is one of the key levers for business development.
We are aware that some examples They have been transforming its business model, but we seem sufficiently representative and inspiring to be part of this list.
5 based on technological innovations restaurants
1.- Eatsa. The first restaurant with the service fully digitized
already 2015 Own Diego Coquillat presented this restaurant as the first of San Fancisco, USA in which the tablets would replace all staff room, work without staff, and where all the service would be digitized.
Today, while still maintaining physical restaurants, It has become an important technology platform that offers third parties under the slogan get a magical experience to customers, in which they expect to interact without your meal with a human, a faster and more efficient. The technology adopted by Eatsa has significantly reduced waiting times.
2.- Inamo. Electronics restaurant table
These London restaurants, already they have three locations, They have a table-tablets as their most attractive and powerful innovation. And is that in Inamo no menus or printed paper, but it is to navigate the table as if a huge tablet it were.
Here the food is requested by pressing the virtual buttons on this "electronic table". As well as the food arrives, diners can watch a video of the kitchen staff preparing your plate, and information, for example, on services of the area where the restaurant is; something tremendously useful for the many tourists who visit this business.
The projection system is even customizable, allowing the restaurant to alter their environment to certain events. According to the owners of Inamo, electronic table increases staff efficiency and allows them to have more time to socialize with diners.
3.- Sublimotion. The first performance gastronomic
Sublimotion is the first performance gastronomic world. Located in the Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza, It combines the latest technology with teamwork of great professionals and Spanish artists, leading gastronomy, staging, music, art, design, technology, Magic, illustration and neuroscience.
The restaurant is run by Alfonso G. Aguilar, soundtrack composer with a long history in Los Angeles, with the Chef Paco Roncero at the head of other great Spanish chefs like Dani García, Diego Guerrero, Toño Pérez and confectioner Paco Torreblanca, thus forming a computer 8 Michelin star.
This place combines food served with a musical strategy specially designed to intensify emotions waking up in diners haute cuisine. Emotions have been able to be tested thanks to the tools it offered neuroscience. In the Sublimotion the combination of augmented and virtual reality applied to gastronomy along with radical changes allow us to give one scene jumps to more modern and technological future of the restaurants.
4.- paragraph. Where food becomes a work of conceptual art
Alinea restaurant is located in Chicago and implements what some have dubbed molecular gastronomy. It is considered one of the most innovative restaurants in science that applies in his creations as well as by the spectacle of attending the process of creating.
In the words of their own manager, the chef Grant Achatz, is about “a "non-traditional" restaurant, because instead of asking and enjoy a steak or a lobster, You have full grocery helium balloons, food dishes is the diner who must finish assembling, a ball chocolate dry ice that spills when you break and disclosing a sweet pumpkin or a series of abstract strokes resulting in a dish that looks more like a box.
5.- Ultraviolet Restaurant. A restaurant to awaken 5 senses
The restaurant Ultraviolet, one Shanghai, It is very special. Its main concept is based on the five senses, It encourages diners to use them all while eating. The intimate dining room only 10 squares surrounded by video screens and speakers that provide a visual and aromatic experience even combined with each dish. The menus are carefully planned, along with a perfect collection of visual and auditory content, as a result offering a complete dining experience and totally immersive.
The most common reference who has visited this restaurant is a cinematic experience in the dining room feels like you're sitting in a forest early in the morning or in the middle of a thunderstorm.
If you think that everything in this restaurant is the circus riding, also know that It has a rating of five stars on TripAdvisor. And that the waiting list and the price of the experience is not cheap.
We are aware that tecnorestaurantes these examples will be improved and optimized for every time the user experience more differential and based on new innovations, but we must recognize that the first versions not leave anyone indifferent.