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1. (US20140230660) SCALABLE AUTOMATED COOKING SYSTEM HAVING SMALL FOOTPRINT AND REDUCED LABOR COST

Office : United States of America
Application Number: 13770081 Application Date: 19.02.2013
Publication Number: 20140230660 Publication Date: 21.08.2014
Publication Kind : A1
IPC:
A23L 1/00
A HUMAN NECESSITIES
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FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS; THEIR TREATMENT, NOT COVERED BY OTHER CLASSES
L
FOODS, FOODSTUFFS, OR NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, NOT COVERED BY SUBCLASSES A21D91; THEIR PREPARATION OR TREATMENT, e.g. COOKING, MODIFICATION OF NUTRITIVE QUALITIES, PHYSICAL TREATMENT; PRESERVATION OF FOODS OR FOODSTUFFS, IN GENERAL
1
Foods or foodstuffs; Their preparation or treatment
CPC:
A23L 1/00
Applicants: He Zhengxu
Inventors: He Zhengxu
Priority Data:
Title: (EN) SCALABLE AUTOMATED COOKING SYSTEM HAVING SMALL FOOTPRINT AND REDUCED LABOR COST
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(EN)

An automatic cooking system includes a computer system that stores recipes, cooking stations each comprising a cooking container that can cook food ingredients therein to produce a first cooked food, wherein the computer system can assign and schedule a plurality of dishes to be cooked at the cooking stations, storage containers configured to hold food ingredients, mini vehicles each carrying transport containers configured to hold the food ingredients, wherein the computer system can control at least some of movements of the mini vehicles in accordance to the recipes, a loading apparatus configured to load food ingredients from the storage stations to the transport containers on the mini vehicles, and an unloading apparatus that can transfer food ingredients from the transport containers on the mini vehicles to the cooking container at one of the cooking stations.