Technology innovations in 2016 sent vibrations through the restaurant industry and promised to create even more disruption in 2017.
To name a couple: Consumers could shout pizza orders at a tabletop device in the comfort of their living room. And smartphone-based services invited neighborhood cooks to create meals to be delivered to their neighbors. Overall, technology helped turn the typical restaurant experience on its head.
Here are five tech disruptors that stood out in 2016: