Serving robot finds work at Victoria restaurant


Publication Title
CHEK News
Publication/Creation Date
September 25 2021
Creators/Contributors
Mary Griffin (creator)
The Mantra (contributor)
Dharna Sohal (contributor)
GreenCo Robots (contributor)
Media Type
News Broadcast
Persuasive Intent
Information
Description
Mantra Restaurant in Victoria B.C. has hired a new employee named Robbie (BellaBot from GreenCo Robots). She helps serve food to customers and pick up dirty dishes afterwards. Manager Dharna Sohal who usually works the lunch shift alone says that Robbie is "kind of like is an extension of me". A customer reports that the robot could even "make 2 or 3 employees". Other customers say that the robot is "cute", "fun", and "a gimmick".
HCI Platform
Robotical
Relation to Body
Around
Marketing Keywords
GreenCo Robots, BellaBot
Source
https://www.cheknews.ca/serving-robot-finds-a-job-in-a-victoria-restaurant-in-a-first-for-vancouver-island-888724/

Date archived
September 27 2021
Last edited
November 19 2021
How to cite this entry
Mary Griffin. (September 25 2021). "Serving robot finds work at Victoria restaurant". CHEK News. CHEK Media Group. Fabric of Digital Life. https://fabricofdigitallife.com/Detail/objects/5454