McDonald’s and other fast food and fast casual giants are betting on the “digital kitchen” — sleek, compact stores that harness automation and digitalization to have diners ordering through mobile apps or digital kiosks — to get diners in and out in record time. Meanwhile, chains are “demolishing” their dining rooms, or shrinking them, in order to meet the demand of drive-thru and digital ordering,

Source: Why McDonald’s, Sweetgreen, and others are getting rid of dining rooms and testing “digital kitchens” – Vox

Automation is about to sweep through everything.