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Chowbotics develops robots for food service. It offers Sally, a salad robot that creates custom salads. Sally's proprietary technology dispenses measured quantities of ingredients to create a ready-to-eat meal. The technology is also applicable to other cuisines, such as Mexican and Indian.
HQHayward, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Jun 2021)15(-11%)
Job Openings3
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Key People/Management at Chowbotics

Rick Wilmer

Rick Wilmer

CEO, Board Member
Deepak Sekar

Deepak Sekar

Fred Harried

Fred Harried

VP, Supply Chain & Manufacturing
Mara Behrens

Mara Behrens

VP, Design and Marketing
David Cohen

David Cohen

Board Member
Kang Kuan

Kang Kuan

VP, Culinary
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Chowbotics Office Locations

Chowbotics has an office in Hayward
Hayward, CA, US (HQ)
1502 Crocker Ave
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Chowbotics Financials and Metrics

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Chowbotics total Funding

$17.3 m

Chowbotics latest funding size

$11 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Chowbotics investors

Chowbotics's latest funding round in June 2018 was reported to be $11 m. In total, Chowbotics has raised $17.3 m
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Chowbotics News and Updates

DoorDash's Chowbotics acquisition is part of its plan for delivery domination — but could pit restaurants against each other in the battle for convenient and fast takeout

Summary List PlacementMeet Sally the salad robot: She has a 3' by 3' footprint, a touchscreen, room for 22 ingredients, an internal temperature of 38 degrees, and the ability to make eight-ingredient dishes like salads, poke, and grain bowls in 90 seconds. Hundreds of these machines have been ins…

DoorDash has bought Chowbotics, which builds robots that can chop you a fresh salad in under 60 seconds

Summary List PlacementDoorDash has bought Chowbotics, the developers of a robot that can make custom fresh salads in under a minute. DoorDash merchants will now be able to expand their menus and reach new markets without investing in new stores, the food-delivery app said in a statement Monday, su…

Daily Crunch: DoorDash acquires Chowbotics

DoorDash acquires a salad-making robotics startup, Twitter confirms subscription plans and Tesla makes a big bet on bitcoin. This is your Daily Crunch for February 8, 2021. The big story: DoorDash acquires Chowbotics DoorDash has acquired the Bay Area startup behind Sally, a salad-making, vending ma…

With Chowbotics acquisition, DoorDash adds salad robots to its product lineup

DoorDash Inc. has acquired Chowbotics Inc., the creator of a restaurant robot that can automatically prepare salad bowls and give customers detailed nutritional information about every order. The terms of the deal, which was announced today, aren’t being disclosed. Hayward, California-based Chowbot…

DoorDash acquires salad-making robotics startup, Chowbotics

DoorDash is expanding its robotic footprint into the kitchen. The delivery service is set to acquire Chowbotics, a Bay Area-based robotics best known for its salad-making robot, Sally. TechCrunch has confirmed the acquisition, which was first noted by The Wall Street Journal. “We have long admired t…

Chowbotics raises $11 million to move its robot beyond salads

Creating a salad-making robot is pretty good, as far as tech company hooks go, but Chowbotics is looking to expand. The Bay Area company just raised $11 million in a “Series A-1” led by the Foundry Group and Techstars. The big plan for the money largely involves extending the company’s selection of …
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Chowbotics Blogs

Chowbotics is now part of the DoorDash team

Chowbotics is thrilled to share that we have joined the DoorDash family. Making fresh food more accessible and convenient has always been core to our mission. As a part of DoorDash, this mission is now turbocharged. The expertise and scale of DoorDash unlocks our most ambitious aspirations to enable…

So, what’s a food robot?

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Our 2020 Review: The Impact of #FreshForAll

The post Our 2020 Review: The Impact of #FreshForAll appeared first on Chowbotics.

Sally the Robot Brings Back Self-Serve Meals in the Era of COVID-19

The post Sally the Robot Brings Back Self-Serve Meals in the Era of COVID-19 appeared first on Chowbotics.

Reviving the salad bar and the teams who care for it

The post Reviving the salad bar and the teams who care for it appeared first on Chowbotics.

Chowbotics Announces Exciting Additions to Culinary Team

Press Release Hayward, Calif.     Chowbotics, the inventor of Sally, the world’s first fresh food robot, has just announced three key culinary hires who will lead the expansion of Sally’s food offerings. The new team is combining the customization power of robotics with culinary craft and nutritiona…
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Chowbotics Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Chowbotics founded?

    Chowbotics was founded in 2014.

  • Who are Chowbotics key executives?

    Chowbotics's key executives are Rick Wilmer, Deepak Sekar and Fred Harried.

  • How many employees does Chowbotics have?

    Chowbotics has 15 employees.

  • Who are Chowbotics competitors?

    Competitors of Chowbotics include Alert Innovation, SIASUN and Shookit.

  • Where is Chowbotics headquarters?

    Chowbotics headquarters is located at 1502 Crocker Ave, Hayward.

  • Where are Chowbotics offices?

    Chowbotics has an office in Hayward.

  • How many offices does Chowbotics have?

    Chowbotics has 1 office.