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Martin J Moderi, Shigeharu Matsumoto, Paul M Bouzide, Yung Chun Tsau, Inge B Kristiansen, Patrick F Castor, John W Nelson, Roger W Carlson: Data processing system and method for retail stores. Restaurant Technology, Jenner & Block, April 23, 1996: US05510979 (232 worldwide citation)

A computer system for entering, processing and recording sales of items is provided, which is especially suitable for use in retail sales, particularly quick service restaurants. The system includes a plurality of programmable POS registers for entering and tabulating customer orders, an off-line pr ...


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Robert L Cahlander, David W Carroll, Robert A Hanson, Alfred C Hollingsworth, Richard O Koehler, John O Reinertsen: Food preparation system and method. Restaurant Technology, Jenner & Block, December 15, 1992: US05172328 (147 worldwide citation)

A fully automated robotized system and method is provided for cooking food products. The system and method is especially useful for use in a quick service or fast food restaurant and, in one embodiment, is capable of cooking, on a fully automated basis, french fries, chicken nuggets, fish filets and ...


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Robert L Cahlander, David W Carroll, Robert A Hanson, Al Hollingsworth, John O Reinertsen: Food preparation system and method. Restaurant Technology, Jenner & Block, July 21, 1992: US05132914 (131 worldwide citation)

A fully automated robotized system and method is provided for cooking food products. The system and method is especially useful for use in a quick service or fast food restaurant and, in one embodiment, is capable of cooking, on a fully automated basis, french fries, chicken nuggets, fish filets and ...


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Donald K Jewell: Foam package for breakfast foods. Restaurant Technology, Dressler Goldsmith Clement & Gordon, July 13, 1976: US03968921 (104 worldwide citation)

A foam package for food comprises a dish section and a cover section which are provided with hinging and latching mechanisms for closing and opening the package. The hinging and latching mechanisms comprise outwardly projecting tongues on the dish section which extend into complementary apertures in ...


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Henry T Ewald, Jimmie L Coffey, Patricia A Venetucci, Gerald A Sus: Cooked food staging device and method. Restaurant Technology, Jenner & Block, March 10, 1998: US05724886 (98 worldwide citation)

A cooked food staging device and method is provided. The cooked food staging device allows previously cooked food items, particularly sandwich fillings such as hamburger patties, fish fillets, biscuits, Canadian bacon, pork sausage, eggs, chicken patties, chicken fillets and nuggets, to be stored ov ...


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Robert L Cahlander, David W Carroll, Robert A Hanson, Al Hollingsworth, John O Reinertsen: Food preparation robot. Restaurant Technology, Jenner & Block, May 1, 1990: US04922435 (85 worldwide citation)

A fully automated robotized system and method is provided for cooking food products. The system and method is especially useful for use in a quick service or fast food restaurant and, in one embodiment, is capable of cooking, on a fully automated basis, french fries, chicken nuggets, fish filets and ...


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Wayne Montague: System and method for accepting customer orders. Restaurant Technology, Ryndak & Suri, July 9, 2002: US06415555 (75 worldwide citation)

A kiosk system and method is provided for accepting and processing customer orders and payments in a retail environment. The kiosk system and method is particularly applicable to the restaurant business and may include a consumer display screen for visually displaying product information of products ...


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Edward L Ott, Timothy F Conway, Thomas S Kubala: Pizza container. Restaurant Technology, Jenner & Block, November 28, 1989: US04883195 (61 worldwide citation)

A pizza container has a cover and base configured to form a cavity when they are closed. The floor of the base has a plurality of dimples to support a pizza and to allow random air flow. A wall and finger guides are provided to facilitate lifting the pizza from the container. Side and rear vents are ...


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Patrick F Castor, Yung Chun Tsau, Inge B Kristiansen, John W Nelson: Distributed data processing system and method utilizing peripheral device polling and layered communication software. Restaurant Technology, Jenner & Block, December 31, 1996: US05590288 (61 worldwide citation)

A distributed data processing system is provided that is particularly well-suited for enabling a plurality of single-tasking computers connected to a network to continuously process input from the network and each computer's respective peripherals. A polling routine, resident on each computer, perio ...


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James C Schindler, Steve Kroll: Automatic french fryer. Restaurant Technology, Dressler Goldsmith Shore Sutker & Milnamow, October 21, 1980: US04228730 (58 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for cooking frozen french fries in which a supply of frozen potato pieces is held in a hopper and in which the potato pieces are continuously fed from the hopper at a predetermined, adjustable rate, by means of an upwardly slanting endless conveyor, into an enclosed bath of ...