Automats Should Make A Comeback, Thomas Insights Editor Writes

April 29, 2020

The Automat, an automatic vending apparatus that served fresh food in the early 20th century, could be an excellent tool for restaurants to use post-COVID-19, writes Thomas Insights Editor Stephanie Nikolopoulos. Historically, chefs would fill the compartments of the automat with food, and customers would pay to unlock the compartment of the food they wanted.