World's First Robotic Kitchen Cooks from Scratch, Even Cleans Up

The system features two robotic arms that mimic human hands.
Loukia Papadopoulos

We all have wished at some point that someone could magically cook for us and clean up after. While many of us simply opt for delivery services in those cases, that dream may actually become a reality thanks to Moley Robotics.


The British firm claims it has produced the world’s first robotic kitchen featuring a "dexterous robot integrated into a luxury kitchen, that prepares freshly-cooked meals at the touch of a button." The kitchen boasts two robotic arms that can realistically mimic the movements of human hands when preparing meals.

"This means the robot kitchen can retrieve ingredients from the smart fridge, adjust hob temperature, use the sink to fill pans and pour, mix and plate up just as a human cook would. The robot even cleans up after itself — without complaint!" states a press release for the new product.

If you are thinking this might be too good to be true, Moley Robotics even provides a video of its bot's achievements included below. Getting to develop such an advanced robotic kitchen, however, was no easy feat.

Capturing human skills

It took the work of a team of 100 engineers, product and luxury interior designers, and three award-winning chefs. And Moley Robotics claims the "system does not cook like a machine – it captures human skills in

The kitchen uses a combination of sensors and optical cameras to perform its tasks and even features an optical system that can spot dropped food and clean it up before and after cooking. For now, the system can produce 30 dishes developed by world-leading chefs but new dishes are added all the time. The firm aims to soon have a digital menu with over 5000 choices.

Moley also comes with an innovative recipe-creator software tool that allows users to program their own favorite recipes. If you decide one day you would like to cook yourself, the kitchen's steel cookware and utensils are comfortable to use.

If you want to know more about this one-of-a-kind kitchen and robot, visit Moley Robotics here.

Add Interesting Engineering to your Google News feed.
Add Interesting Engineering to your Google News feed.
message circleSHOW COMMENT (1)chevron
Job Board