Nutritional kiosks have been deployed in the restaurant industry at somewhat of a trickling pace. Outside of a few fast casual concepts – Au Bon Pain café added them in 2003 and Uno’s recently installed them at Uno Due Go – they remain largely nonexistent. However, some in the foodservice and technology industries are predicting that is about to change as menu labeling laws roll out later this year.
Jonathan Chan, a three-unit McDonald’s owner/operator located in Texas, deployed a nutritional kiosk in his Richardson, Texas, location about two months ago. The equipment was created by QA Graphics, an Iowa-based creative design firm that has worked with other McDonald’s franchisees for the deployment of its Energy Efficiency Education Dashboard. Continue reading.