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19 Self Service QSR Innovations

From Pizza Ordering Kiosks to Staff-Free Coffee Houses

— January 8, 2016 — Lifestyle
These self service QSR innovations range from pizza ordering kiosks to staff-free coffee houses that make on-the-go dining more convenient for the masses. While concepts like self-serve restaurant The Eatsa allow consumers to control every aspect of their lunch order, staff-less coffee shop The Vault relies on an honor system business model and lets patrons drop off cash in exchange for a cup of coffee or tea.

Other self service QSR innovations include instant iced coffee machines that can be controlled with the click of a button -- 7-Eleven mimics its slushie ordering kiosks with frozen coffee dispensers -- along with touchscreen ordering stations that remember the past orders of patrons. An example by fast food chain Rutters recognizes returning customers and transforms a traditional lunch visit into a more exclusive experience.
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High-Tech Family Eateries
High-Tech Family Eateries
Restaurant Technology at Richtree Natural Market Enriches Experiences
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VIP Food Kiosks
VIP Food Kiosks
Rutter's Touchscreen Ordering Stations Remember Previous Purchases
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Instant Iced Coffee Machines
Instant Iced Coffee Machines
7-Eleven's Iced Coffee Machine Uses Frozen Milk and Sugar Beads
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Self-Serve Wine Bars
Self-Serve Wine Bars
'The Wine Room' Lets Customers Sample Vino from Enomatic Wine Dispensers
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Self-Serve Pub Bars
Self-Serve Pub Bars
The 'Pay @ Pump' Beer Pump is a Self-Checkout for Pubs
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Burger-Dispensing ATMs
Burger-Dispensing ATMs
The 'Big Mac ATM' Offers a New Way to Order a McDonald's Burger
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Convenient Deli Kiosks
Convenient Deli Kiosks
These Kiosks Allow Customers to Order Food for Future Deliveries
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Craft Coffee Vending Machines
Craft Coffee Vending Machines
Second Cup's Barista-to-Go Concept Allows for Self-Serve Orders
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Customizable Pizza Kiosks
Customizable Pizza Kiosks
NXT Pizza's Food Kiosk Lets Foodies Personalize Their Order
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Healthy Food Vending Machines
Healthy Food Vending Machines
This PepsiCo Vending Machine Only Offers Nutritious Choices
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Fresh Food Vending Machines
Fresh Food Vending Machines
This Machine Ensures That Fresh Meals are Accessible to Everyone
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Frozen Food Vending Machines
Frozen Food Vending Machines
BICOM's Machines Release Frozen and Hot Food on Demand
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Experiential Coffee Boutiques
Experiential Coffee Boutiques
Nespresso's Flagship Coffee Store Encourages Tasting and Discovery
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Fresh Food Vending Machines
Fresh Food Vending Machines
Let's Pizza Makes 100 Different Variations from Scratch
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Epicurean Vending Machines
Epicurean Vending Machines
Mormedi 'Button Gourmet' Shop Doles Out Cold Drinks and Hot Food
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Food Factory Eateries
Food Factory Eateries
This Korean BBQ Restaurant was Designed by ARTTA Concept Studio
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Eco Bulk Food Kiosks
Eco Bulk Food Kiosks
This New Self-Service Refill System is Housed at London's Planet Organic
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