Tacomation from Austin Automation Design

Tacos, burritos, and bowls are prepared from scratch. Then your customized order takes just 10 seconds to be automatically assembled! Made just the way you order it every time!

You’re smart and so is your food label.

Want to know how many calories or carbs are in your order? You can forget those inaccurate menu board nutritionals you see posted on the wall at the restaurant. With our live “real-time, personal” nutritionals, you know exactly what yours are even when you change it the next time you order!

Each item you order is labeled with your name, ingredients, and personal nutrition facts label and saved in your personal ordering profile.

Contactless. Waitless. Pickup.

Drive up. Scan the QR order code. Your locker opens and you’re off!

No contact. No wait. No mask. Just pickup!

For the Operator

Accuracy and consistency of orders placed by the consumer via digital ordering with direct input to automated assembly. Accurate orders each time, every time. Geolocation allows orders to be processed for “just in time” freshness.

Food  Safety
No employee to consumer contact necessary to place or pickup an order. No aerosol, bacterial transmission or contamination during food assembly.

Real-time, accurate food costs and inventory

Up to the minute food costs for every order, every minute, with real-time inventory. Automated assembly reports exact ingredients and amounts for each order.

Speed and Labor Savings
A taco, burrito or bowl made in seconds. Peak day part or unexpected surge handled without extra man hours. Extremely fast drive up, contactless pickup.


Advanced Automation together with Austin Automation Design is developing Tacomation, an automated restaurant food line designed to assemble tacos, burritos, and bowls without any human contact. Keeping food safety and order accuracy in mind, Tacomation can save restaurant operators potentially millions of dollars per year in food and labor costs.

About Advanced Automation

Specializing in Advanced Robotics, Motion Systems, Residential, and Aviation Beverage products: Brewers, Espresso, Coffee, Tea, Cappuccino, Dishwashers, Ovens, Warming Cabinets.

Products in over 90 million U.S. homes, 20 million European homes, and 30,000 commercial food service establishments across the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Central America and Europe, including premier brewers installed on the elite Falcon series jet fleet, and many others.  

All products are high innovation, industry-first technologies, high reliability, and sleek, modern styling with emphasis on ease of use, color touch screens, and exciting user experience. Numerous Industrial grade designs deployed (top-mount modules) for Autonomous Mobile Robots to add industry-first capabilities and functions.

25 years of high-innovation technology and product design. Many world-first innovations and products sold under world-renowned brands.  60+ Patents.  Numerous designs currently in production throughout Residential, Commercial, Industrial Fleet Autonomous Robots (AMR’s) and Aviation industry, Passionate at market-leading products and industry firsts through solid engineering and rigor.  High expertise in both fluidic/beverage/air products as well as advanced motion and adaptive mobile robot enhancement modules and technologies, complex and advanced mechanisms.

Extensive network of industry insiders, supplier partnerships and engineering associates to leverage best practices and rapid development time.  Broad spectrum of professional associates to bring expertise where needed, such as Python coding, API development, advanced optics, UV lighting optimization for sanitizing, magnetics, RF systems, custom sensor technologies, industry-first technologies.

About Austin Automation Design

Developing healthier food alternatives and innovative kitchen products is nothing new for Doug Foreman who has more than 50 years of experience in the food business and consumer packaged goods industry. He is best known for founding Beanitos, the first-ever bean-based snack chip, in 2010, as well as Guiltless Gourmet, the first-ever baked tortilla chip, in 1989, which created a half-billion-dollar snack category.   

 Foreman’s passion for the food industry and the products he brings to market is evidenced by his ongoing creation of exciting new products and inventions.


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Jamie Hooker, Snackbox