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    Flippy the Burger Flipping Robot Is Now Cooking at the CaliBurger Fast Food Chain

    Updated: March 6, 2018 at 7:26 am EST  See Comments

    A burger-flipping robot named Flippy is now cooking up hamburgers at a fast food restaurant called Caliburger.

    A robot named Flippy is now in the kitchen at a fast food restaurant called CaliBurger in Pasadena. We were there for a preview event where Flippy made us some lunch.

    Your next fast food burger might be cooked by a robot!

    Flippy is a brand new, burger flipping robot now cooking at a chain called CaliBurger, which serves up California style burgers and fries.

    “The key to success in the restaurant industry is consistency. So anytime you go to a CaliBurger anywhere you know that the patty will be cooked exactly the same,” said John Miller, CEO of Cali Group, the company that runs the chain.

    The robot was developed by a subsidiary called Miso Robotics.

    So how does it work? Before Flippy can get started, it needs a little human help. A co-worker puts raw patties on the grill.

    “The kitchen of the future will always have people in it, but we see that kitchen as having people and robots,” said David Zito, co-founder and chief executive officer of Miso Robotics.

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