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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

Automation
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.

About

“As a lifelong entrepreneur, I have never been satisfied with the status quo. I always look for ways to improve existing products or to create new ones. Innovation is exciting and, as a result, consumers always benefit.” 

Doug Foreman

CEO of Austin Automation Design

Developing healthier food alternatives and innovative kitchen products is nothing new for Doug Foreman, who has more than 40 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 newest company, Austin Automation Design, specializes in automation integration for any process. Initially, the company’s flagship product is the development of 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.

Foreman’s passion for the food industry and the products he brings to market is evidenced by his oversight of all aspects of Austin Automation Design, not to mention his ongoing creation of exciting new products and inventions.

Previously, Foreman’s Brevda, Inc., developed the biem butter sprayer. The handheld device transforms a stick of real butter to a spray in seconds, making cooking, home entertaining, and baking infinitely easier. Foreman launched the product on Kickstarter, ultimately raising $200,000 more than the original goal. From there, Doug and his invention appeared on ABC-TV’s Shark Tank in fall 2016, resulting in a $500,000 offer from one of the “Sharks.” 

Foreman’s interests have always reflected his desire to take the unpredictable path.  He was once a professional helicopter pilot delivering traffic reports in his hometown of Austin, Texas. Born in Louisiana, Foreman has since remained in his adopted home state of Texas. 

Contact

Media Contact:

Jamie Hooker, Snackbox

jamie@snackbox.us