A view inside the new Haidilao Smart Restaurant. Photo: SCMP A view inside the new Haidilao Smart Restaurant. Photo: SCMP
A view inside the new Haidilao Smart Restaurant. Photo: SCMP

exclusive | A first-hand review of Haidilao’s ‘smart’ hotpot restaurant in Beijing

  • Haidilao has equipped a restaurant in Beijing with automated cold room with robotic arms and servers
  • Automation can help improve kitchen efficiency but no plans to cut front-line service staff, Haidilao says

Topic |   IPO
A view inside the new Haidilao Smart Restaurant. Photo: SCMP A view inside the new Haidilao Smart Restaurant. Photo: SCMP
A view inside the new Haidilao Smart Restaurant. Photo: SCMP
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