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Picnic™ Announces Its Automated Pizza Assembly Robot Will Serve Attendees of the Consumer Electronics Show, January 7-10, 2020

Working with hospitality partner and Las Vegas Convention Center food service provider, Centerplate, Picnic will allow CES attendees, for the first time, to enjoy pizza produced by its acclaimed robot using AI, cloud and automation technology

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Picnic™ Raises An Additional $5 Million and Grows Leadership Team

Picnic™ announced today that it has raised an additional $5 million. The new round was led by Creative Ventures, who was joined by other investors, including Flying Fish Partners and Vulcan Capital. The company also unveiled it has added former Amazon and Microsoft hardware leader, Kennard Nielsen, to its executive team.

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Picnic Unveils Industry-First Automated Pizza Assembly Platform Using Robotics-As-A-Service and Announces Event Hospitality and Restaurant Customers

Platform Enables High-Volume, Conssistent, Customizable Pizzas and Access to Operational Back-End Data for Food Service Providers

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Video: Pizza-making robot arrives at CES to feed hungry attendees, thanks to Seattle startup

FRANCHISE TIMES

Picnic's pizza bot got some viral attention at the Consumer Electronics Show, but it's best suited for big pizza.

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Robot-made pizza goes head-to-head with the best Las Vegas slices

CNET

It's a tough job, but someone has to judge all of the pizza.

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Pizza-making robot that can assemble and cook 300 pizzas an hour with minimal human input unveiled at CES

DAILY MAIL

The robot, made by Seattle-based firm Picnic, is capable of taking a pre-made pizza crust, adorning it with toppings, and cooking the pie to pre-specified doneness.

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A Glimpse Into The Future Of Food At CES 2020

FOOD ON DEMAND

First, of course, the pizza robot! Built by the automation company Picnic, its new bot is a bit of a misnomer.

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CES Gadget Show: Pizza from robots, underwater scooters

SEATTLE TIMES

Robots were front and center at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas. One even made pizza.

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Picnic Brought Its Pizza Making Robot To CES

UBERGIZMO

An expert in making pizza could probably make a pie in a relatively short amount of time, but if you’re trying to cater to the masses, then even an expert will probably struggle, especially in terms of consistency.

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Video: Pizza-making robot arrives at CES to feed hungry attendees, thanks to Seattle startup

GEEKWIRE

LAS VEGAS — Tech world, meet pizza robot. Seattle startup Picnic and its pizza-making machine just arrived at CES, the big consumer tech show that attracts nearly 200,000 people from across the globe.

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From vertical TVs to pizza-making robots, here’s a taste of what CES 2020 has to offer

FOX 5 NEW YORK

Thousands of people have gathered in Las Vegas this week for the world’s most talked about consumer tech event that will unveil a flurry of groundbreaking new products that could shape the rest of the decade.

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AI robot on CES 2020 show floor is making 300 pizzas an hour

TWEAKTOWN

Picnic will allow attendees of the CES 2020 in Las Vegas to enjoy pizza produced by its acclaimed robot that uses AI, cloud, and automation technology.

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Pizza robots. Pet robots. Sex tech. CES 2020 will feature them all, and more

CNET

The Las Vegas tech show will offer new insights into the role of robots in our lives.

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CES 2020 robotics preview: Pizza-bots, robo-pets, bionic best friends, and more

THE BURN-IN

CES 2020 is the place to be for anyone interested in tech. The January show will feature incredible robotic tech from a wide range of backgrounds.

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Picnic’s pizza-making robot will serve food to CES 2020 attendees

INCEPTIVE MIND

Picnic will allow attendees of the CES 2020 in Las Vegas to enjoy pizza produced by its acclaimed robot that uses AI, cloud, and automation technology.

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Pizza at CES Will Be Made by a Robot

PCMAG

If you're attending CES in January and fancy a slice, don't be surprised if the 12-inch pizza you bite into was produced by a robot.

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Eat pizza cooked by a robot at CES 2020

ELECTRONICS 360

During CES 2020, Picnic’s robotics-as-a-service (RaaS) solution will be used by hospitality vendor Centerplate to serve attendees pizza via its assembly robots on the CES show floor.

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Picnic's pizza robot to crank out up to 300 pies per hour at CES

NEW ATLAS

Visitors to this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at the Las Vegas Convention Center will have the option of chowing down on robot-made pizzas.

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This AI-powered robot can make 300 pizzas in an hour

TECH STARTUPS

After three years of quietly developing a robotic food system, a Seattle, Washington-based startup Picnic, has  emerged from stealth mode with an automated food assembly system that assembles custom pizzas with little human intervention.

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Picnic™ Announces Its Automated Pizza Assembly Robot Will Serve Attendees of the Consumer Electronics Show, January 7-10, 2020

ROBOTICS TOMORROW

Seattle-based Picnic™, an innovator of food production technology and Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS) solutions, announced today that its automated food assembly system has been selected by Centerplate...

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Pizza robot gets Vegas gig after boosting caterer’s kitchen operations

CATERING INSIGHT

A pizza robot will be deployed to keep attendees to one of the world’s largest technology conventions well-fed, it has been announced.

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Not just another robot idea at CES, Picnic pizza platform will churn out real pies to feed crowds

GEEKWIRE

...the smart-pie-producing machine won’t just be another booth or display angling for attention on the Las Vegas Convention Center floor. Picnic is teaming with event hospitality company Centerplate to actually serve food to attendees.

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Pizza-Prepping Robotics Firm Picnic Raises $5M, Grows Leadership Team

ROBOTICS BUSINESS REVIEW

Food preparation company Picnic raises additional funding to continue developing its high-volume pizza-preparation automation system.

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Pizza Party! Picnic Raises $5M for its Food Robotics Platform

THE SPOON

Picnic, the food robotics company best known for its automated pizza assembly line, announced today that it has raised $5 million.

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Picnic Raises Additional $5M in Funding

FINSMES

Picnic, a Seattle, WA-based provider of food production technology and Robotics-as-a-Service (RaaS) solutions, raised an additional $5m funding

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Picnic Is Betting Food Will Be Made By Robots In Kitchens That Don't Exist

AGFUNDERNEWS

The most anticipated application for Picnic’s robots is in ghost kitchens and “virtual” kitchens, given the rise in on-demand food delivery.

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Extra cheese, please: Restaurant tech startup Picnic lands $5M for pizza robot

GEEKWIRE

Seattle startup which makes robots for the restaurant industry, raised $5 million in a seed round led by Creative Ventures with returning investors Flying Fish Partners and Vulcan Capital.

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Secretive Seattle Startup Picnic Unveils Pizza-Making Robot

GEEKWIRE

After three years of quietly toiling away on a robotic food system, Seattle startuhas emerged from stealth mode with a system that assembles custom pizzas with little human intervention.

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Vivid Robotics Changes Name to Picnic, Unveils Assembly Line Pizza Making Robot

THE SPOON

With its release, Picnic is sitting at the nexus of a few trends happening in the food world right now.

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Seattle-based food-tech company finds a new frontier for artificial intelligence: Pizza production

SEATTLE TIMES

On Tuesday, Picnic ... unveils the prototype it calls the first intelligent, all-purpose automated assembly platform designed for the food service and hospitality industries.

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Robotic pizza-making machine can churn out 300 pies an hour, tech company claims

FOX NEWS

Aside from its sauce-squirting and cheese-spreading abilities, the assembly system will soon be adapted to make other varieties of foods, according to Picnic.

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Seattle company's automated pizza maker a hit at T-Mobile Park

PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL

Picnic said it’s created an automated pizza machine that can prep 300 12-inch pizzas in an hour.

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Secretive Seattle Startup Picnic Unveils Pizza-Making Robot

GEEKWIRE

After three years of quietly toiling away on a robotic food system, Seattle startuhas emerged from stealth mode with a system that assembles custom pizzas with little human intervention.

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Picnic™ Unveils Industry-First Automated Pizza Assembly Platform

BLOOMBERG

Picnic™'s compact, configurable automation equipment, combined with software,
cloud and AI technology easily integrates with stationary and mobile kitchens.

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Pizza of the future? AI being used to make pizza at T-Mobile Park

KIRO 7

A Seattle startup called Picnic has developed a machine capable of turning out hundreds of pizzas an hour.

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Robotic Pizza-Making Machine Will Be Piloted at Seattle’s T-Mobile Park

SEATTLE BUSINESS

Seattle startup Picnic developed the cloud-powered pizza-production platform as a food-service solution for businesses large and small

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Picnic™ Unveils Industry-First Automated Pizza Assembly Platform

MARKETWATCH

Platform Enables High-Volume, Consistent, Customizable Pizzas and Access to Operational Back-End Data for Food Service ProvidersCompact, Configurable Automation Equipment Combined with Software, Cloud and AI Technology Easily Integrates into Stationary and Mobile Kitchens

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Picnic™ Unveils Industry-First Automated Pizza Assembly Platform

MORNINGSTAR

Many U.S. and international food service providers and industry experts are recognizing the differentiation of Picnic’s platform.

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Pizzeria will make sci-fi a reality with AI-powered assembly line

PIZZA MARKETPLACE

As Roberts sees it, the automated pizza assembly lines solve several problems, including pizza consistency, labor management and better customer service.

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Pizza-Making Robotic System Ready For Prime Time, Seattle Firm Says

THE STREET

If Seattle-based Picnic has its way, the next time you go to the ballpark, a robot will churn out your pizza in seconds flat. And unlike those pesky human pie slingers, it won't forget to add the extra cheese or skip the onions.

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Robotic Customized Pizza, Shake Your Future and The Steak Doctor

MODERN RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT

Picnic’s technology, solutions and business model are designed to make it effortless for operators to take advantage of the company’s offerings and capabilities.

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‘Groundbreaking’ automated high-volume pizza platform rolls into kitchens

FOODSERVICE EQUIPMENT JOURNAL

A food technology innovator has unveiled a groundbreaking automated assembly platform for the foodservice and hospitality industries.

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Seattle-based food tech firm launches automated assembly platform for pizzas

CATERING INSIGHT

Picnic will showcase the system’s first live public presentation of its pizza production capabilities at the 2019 Smart Kitchen Summit at Seattle’s Bell Harbor International Conference Center next week.

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Meet Picnic: Automating Pizza Preparation for Speed, Accuracy

ROBOTICS BUSINESS REVIEW

Seattle-based startup aims to automate pizza preparation to improve consistency and speed for pizza restaurants large and small.

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How A Robot That Makes 300 Pizzas An Hour Will Create More Jobs

INC

This not only solves the big headache of actually finding people to do this work, but it will also result in cheaper prices, a lower cost of entry for startups and more opportunities for American companies to compete worldwide and grow.

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A Robot Makes 300 Pizzas An Hour

FORBES

Picnic will showcase the system’s first live public presentation of its pizza production capabilities at the 2019 Smart Kitchen Summit at Seattle’s Bell Harbor International Conference Center next week.

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Picnic™ Unveils Industry-First Automated Pizza Assembly Platform

ASSOCIATED PRESS VIA YAHOO FINANCE

The compact, freestanding system integrates Picnic’s issued U.S. patent and other U.S. and international patent-pending modular, configurable equipment, with its software, cloud and deep learning technology, and is available to customers with no upfront costs.

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This Pizza-Making Robot Can Reportedly Make 300 Pies an Hour

PIZZA MAGAZINE QUARTERLY

Picnic's pizza robot system streamlines the tedious process of pouring sauce, spreading cheese, and arranging toppings on pizzas.

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T-Mobile Park Tries Robot-Prepared Pizza

VENUES NOW

Machine completes successful pilot program at Mariners' ballpark. Centerplate introduced the world’s first robot pizza maker at Seattle’s T-Mobile Park on Sept. 10.

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[VIDEO] Robot-made pizza: Is the Seattle startup's invention better than hand-tossed?

FOX BUSINESS

CEO of Picnic Clayton Wood joins FOX Business to explain how his company is using robots to make pizza.

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Can Robot-Pizza Hit It Out of the Park and Become the Next Stadium Staple?

OBSERVER

Just in time, a food, beverage and hospitality services vendor serving live event venues, recently teamed up with food-tech startup Picnic to beta test an automated pizza assembly system

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Automating Food Prep For Faster Quick-Service

PYMNTS

Food production technology firm Picnic notched an additional $5 million in seed funding and is bolstering its leadership team.

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