Picnic Works Expands Team to Automate the Future of Food

March 14, 2022 Picnic Works

Picnic Works, Seattle-based innovator of food automation technology, today announced several important growth milestones. With increased customer demand for its automated kitchen equipment, Picnic made several key executive level hires and grew by more than 83% in 2021 to help kitchens lower costs through robotic automation and human innovation.

Chartwells Higher Education is First to Bring the Picnic Automated Pizza Station to a College Campus

February 9, 2022 Chartwells Higher Education

Chartwells Higher Education, a recognized leader in contract food service management, today announced a partnership with Picnic, a food automation company. Chartwells and Picnic are the first to bring the world’s first pizza assembly station to a college campus dining facility, helping Texas A&M Dining reduce food waste while using cost-effective technology to create pizzas on campus.

Pizza Industry Shows a Big Appetite for the Picnic Pizza System, Exceeding Pre-Order Expectations

August 26, 2021 Picnic

Picnic®, the innovator of food automation technology, announced it has sold out of its first pre-sale offering of its award-winning pizza system within one week of its commercial launch. Due to rapid and high demand, Picnic will accelerate manufacturing and open its second wave of availability, with systems scheduled to be delivered to customers in the United States starting in Q2 of 2022.

Picnic Announces Commercial Availability of Award-Winning Pizza System

August 17, 2021 Picnic

The Picnic Pizza System is the only modular and configurable pizza assembly system commercially available in the market today helping save time, money, and labor through kitchen automation technology. The system uses any restaurant’s existing menu and assists operators in making up to 100 pizzas per hour with consistent results.

Pizza Robot Company Picnic Raises $16.3M Series A, Adds Strategic Partners

This brings the total amount of funding raised by Picnic to $34.2 million. At the same time, Picnic also announced new strategic partnerships with with food service industry company Orion Land Mark, Ethan Stowell Restaurants, National Service Cooperative and Baseline Hardware Financing.