Robots invading the kitchen: your next restaurant meal may be made by a machine, not a person
Several companies are developing robots to automatically prepare restaurant meals. One California restaurant has a machine that makes a burger start-to-finish without any human interaction; a startup in London says its robot can mimic a master chef at work and prepare any one of 2,000 recipes. Automation may drive down costs and increase speed at so-called "fast casual" restaurants. Learn the English phrase, "brace yourself."