Burger-Flipping Robot is the Natural Result of Minimum Wage Hikes

Meet Flippy, the burger flipping robot. Flippy may soon be the one cooking your burger at your favorite fast-food restaurant thanks to Leftists.

When government artificially and arbitrarily imposes increased labor costs on businesses by raising the minimum wage, this is the natural result.

From The Blaze:

Miso Robotics, a California-based tech start-up, has created an incredible new robotic fry cook named Flippy, and experts believe it and other similar robots will soon take over many of America’s hot-and-greasy fast food jobs in the not-so-distant future.

Flippy can cook numerous burgers to perfection without any human assistance by using sensors and cameras to monitor food temperature, reported CNBC on Tuesday. It can even cook chicken and buns and melt cheese on top of a burger while it’s on the grill.

Flippy, which will be rolled out in CaliBurger chains in 2018, moves burgers directly from the grill to a nearby warm bun when the meat is fully cooked, and it then notifies a human in the kitchen to finish the burger off with toppings.

Miso Robotics’ “kitchen assistant” is part of a growing trend in the fast food industry, which is quickly embracing service models that utilize new technologies to save time and money.

Greg Creed, the CEO of Yum Brands, the owner of chains such as Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, told CNBC in an interview in March he believes robots and automated technology could become common in the fast food industry within the next decade. However, Creed doesn’t think restaurants will totally replace human workers with machines in the near future.

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