From pizza-making, French fry-serving robot arms to rapid cold brew makers, here’s the latest in restaurant equipment
After five years of absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NAFEM (the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers) was back this year in Orlando showcasing the latest and greatest in foodservice equipment and technology. As expected, labor-saving robots and automation were the stars of the show — from back of the house robot arms to help in the kitchen, to automated pizza ovens and salad bars. But we were also intrigued by environmentally focused equipment with an eye toward zero waste.
Here is a roundup of the most exciting restaurant equipment and technology we saw at the show: