Today, Wing Zone, one of the nation’s leading fast-casual brands offering flavored bespoke chicken wings, announced a partnership with Miso Robotics, a company transforming the restaurant industry with robotics and intelligent automation, to make Flippy 2a part of the standard chain build for all future restaurants. Wing Zone is the first fast casual brand in the world to use food robotics in this level of work.
“With over 100 new stores in our current development pipeline, our technology roadmap relies heavily on strategic partnerships with companies like Miso, a food automation pioneer that has the knowledge, data and resources to develop robotic solutions, that maximize our efficiency. and provide a better overall customer experience,” said David Bloom, Chief Development and Operations Officer, Wing Zone. “Our industry is in dire need of automation and we are more than willing to deploy it at scale to continue growing our business.”
The partnership comes in parallel with the recently announced Wing Zone Labs, a Wing Zone franchisee that will also support the brand’s overall corporate innovation. Wing Zone Labs will deploy Flippy to its 20 nearby Southern California locations to provide grilled chicken wings and other fried items from the menu.
“We are thrilled to announce a truly groundbreaking partnership with Wing Zone to bring indoor automation to all of its future restaurants from now on,” said Mike Bell, CEO of Miso Robotics. “No other brand has embraced automation to this extent, and we don’t take their trust in us lightly. We want to make Wing Zone the franchise of the future, and this is just the first step.”
Miso Robotics is primarily funded by individual investors and is one of the most successful crowdfunding stories in history. With over 18,000 shareholders, the company has raised over $50 million in crowdfunding to date and is currently in a Series E round that began with a market valuation of $500 million. To invest in Miso Robotics, visit: https://invest.misorobotics.com/.
Wing Zone, founded in 1993, is an international fast food restaurant franchise known for its cooked-to-order chicken wings with flavorful sauces and tender fillings. Wing Zone’s award-winning fragrances are available in over 31 stores in North America and 30 restaurants worldwide. For more information visit www.wingzone.com. Like Wing Zone on Facebook, follow on Twitter or Instagram.
Miso Robotics is revolutionizing commercial food service with smart automation solutions that close some of the biggest gaps in home kitchen operations. Ready to make an immediate financial impact on restaurant profits, Miso’s AI-powered platform includes robotics, machine learning, computer vision and data analytics to support and develop its revolutionary products, including: Flippy 2, CookRight and Sippy.
With real industry knowledge and knowledge gained through brand partnerships in the first five years, Miso products are constantly evolving to ensure consistency, improve performance, reduce costs and improve the overall food experience. Miso is now accepting new investors for its Series E round. To invest in the future of restaurant automation, visit: https://invest.misorobotics.com.